Reports are surfacing that UFC Welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, will be vacating his belt and taking an indefinite leave of absence from MMA. Today, at 2 p.m. ET, the video above will live stream GSP and Dana White’s special press conference. We will soon find out if the reports from earlier today are true or not.
After the UFC 167 controversy regarding the decision, GSP and Dana White’s post fight comments, GSP’s personal issues and more, fans have been clamoring to hear from GSP himself. The press conference today should shed light on GSP’s future, the future of the Welterweight division, and likely much more. Is today the end of an era, or just a hiatus? Will Johny Hendricks get an immediate shot at a vacant title? So many questions will hopefully be answered soon.
If you can’t recall the entire UFC 167 controversy, check out the articles below:
- Dana White does not think GSP will retire
- GSP’s mentor thinks he will vacate UFC title
- GSP denies all rumors
- Bisping, Florian, Sonnen, and Davis weigh in on GSP situation
- Dana White says GSP/Hendricks rematch on track
- GSP’s manager says retirement is possible
- Why GSP owes nothing to the sport of MMA and the UFC
- GSP/Hendricks play by play and decision