Dana White: ‘GSP will get immediate title shot upon return’

“It would be tough to deny that GSP comes right back and doesn’t fight for the title, you know what I mean?” White told UFC.com in his weekly interview. “GSP can do whatever he wants. If he wants to come back and fight for the title, or if he wants a fight before that – he can do whatever he wants.”

“It’s always a huge debate on a guy who’s had a career like GSP – to go out on top and walk away with the belt,” White said. “That’s a personal decision that a fighter has to make. Being the competitor that GSP is, I can’t see GSP [walking away yet]. But that’s up to him.”

In a recent interview with UFC.COM, UFC President Dana White discussed the UFC’s welterweight title situation should GSP decide to come back to competition.

St-Pierre took an extended leave from competition following his last title victory over Johny Hendricks. While on the sidelines the former welterweight champion suffered a knee injury that forced him into rehabilitation, making his possibility for return even less.

 

“It would be tough to deny that GSP comes right back and doesn’t fight for the title, you know what I mean?” White told UFC.com in his weekly interview. “GSP can do whatever he wants. If he wants to come back and fight for the title, or if he wants a fight before that –… Read more »

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