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Georges St-Pierre to face Michael Bisping; date, venue still TBD

Georges St-Pierre to face Michael Bisping; date, venue still TBD”

The Canadian superstar will battle Middleweight champion Michael Bisping at 185-lbs. No date or venue has been confirmed, but White noted that it'll be held during the second-half of 2017 and that there will be a press conference held in Las Vegas on Friday, March 3rd.

St-Pierre left MMA back in 2013 after a win over Johny Hendricks, which was his 12th consecutive. You wanna study the fight? If GSP does win, will he vacate the title and leave us in some sort of tournament situation?

"It's on", Bisping said in a social media post featuring the fight poster.

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After spending more than a decade toiling in the upper ranks of the 185-pound division, Bisping, 37, became the unexpected UFC middleweight champion in June 2016 when he scored a first-round knockout of Luke Rockhold at UFC 199.

"He wanted to take a break, he wanted to take some time off from the sport", White said. He'll go one-on-one with Michael Bisping for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title.

"Not even close", White said when asked how close he was to making a fight between St-Pierre and McGregor. St-Pierre has a multi-million dollar endorsement deal with Under Armour but all UFC competitors have been required to wear Reebok fight gear since UFC 189 in July 2015.

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We spoke with Bisping back in October when the UFC was still trying to put the fight together and "The Count" told us GSP was the one causing all the problems.

This matchup may also come as a surprise to some as White was also on record stating St-Pierre could potentially drop down to lightweight ahead of his return.

St-Pierre admitted last year that he was anxious he would regret, years down the line, not coming back, especially because he felt "right now that I'm at my best ..."

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