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Ever since former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre vacated his title in December, he’s kept a low profile. On Tuesday, GSP spoke with some reporters in Quebec and dropped a heavyweight-sized bomb regarding issues the ex-champ had with the drug testing in MMA.
“It bothered me enormously.
That’s one of the reasons why I stopped fighting. Not really to teach them a lesson, because that would also punish me. I wanted to do something for the sport. I love the sport. I see the direction it’s going, and I don’t think it makes any sense. This is stupid.
I tried to do something to change the sport. Unfortunately, there were other people, for different reasons, maybe for money, in fear of losing money, because if you canceled the fight because someone tested positive there are millions of dollars [lost]. Also, the sport’s image … If you start testing everyone, how many will get caught? I don’t want to say in public because I don’t want to accuse...
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Despite Lorenzo Fertitta’s initial measured response to Georges St.Pierre’s public criticism of the UFC earlier this week it was inevitable that Dana White would turn up the heat when he was asked about the situation, and that’s exactly what happened at last night’s ‘UFC Fight Night 35′ post-fight press conference.
St.Pierre had claimed in an interview with the media...
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9. “ONE MORE MATCH!”
8. “YOU SUCK!”
5. “YOU STILL GOT IT!”
2. “YES! YES! YES!”
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