Georges St-Pierre Shoots Down Nick Diaz Rematch

Former UFC champion Georges St-Pierre is always the focus of comeback talks with one potential opponent being fan-favorite Nick Diaz. Following his younger brother Nate’s win over Anthony Pettis at UFC 242 earlier this month, those talks were renewed with Nate saying Nick would be interested in a potential rematch with GSP.

St-Pierre, however, is not interested.

“I don’t know what to say. He’s one of my biggest adversaries,” St-Pierre said in an interview with Chael Sonnen. “Even if we only fought once, we’re kind of very different personalities, and I think the clash of personalities makes it very interesting, but I’m retired now. I don’t want to go back and fight Nick Diaz. I wish him the best of luck in his pursuit of the title if that’s what he wanted to do. It’s not interesting for me. It has nothing I can gain from that. The risk is not worth the reward.

“It’s been done and not only that, even if it would have been done and it would be some sort of reward in terms of legacy or anything like that, there’s nothing good that can come out of it. Even if I win, I think the odds will favor me; people will make me the favorite for the fight. They will expect me to win, and if I lose it will be a complete disaster. I don’t want to put myself through another training camp, make all those sacrifices in terms of a three-month training camp for that type of fight. It’s not interesting. It’s not worth it for me.”

St-Pierre last fought at UFC 217 in November 2017 at Madison Square Garden. In that fight, GSP choked out Michael Bisping to claim the middleweight championship. GSP returned to retirement, however, and vacated the belt. As for his first match with Diaz, GSP earned a unanimous decision victory at UFC 258 on March 2013.

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