In advance of the three world title bouts, the UFC hosts a media conference call featuring the main event stars Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre. The middleweight champion is being challenged for his title by the former welterweight king GSP. Let’s hear what both fighters had to say before they face off inside the octagon at UFC 217.
As a confident St-Pierre makes his way back to the UFC octagon following his time away from the sport. how will he look after such a long lay off? No doubting he has been training and staying in shape, but not competing. How will the pound for pound MMA fighter look at the 185 lbs middleweight limit?
The champion Michael Bisping is adamant that the former welterweight champion has overplayed his hand. And this move up into his weight class in hindsight will be seen as his undoing. GSP has a very different mindset and has repeatedly shown that he is not afraid of the bigger Bisping. Who has tried now on more than one occasion to intimidate the former champion.
It is lining up to be one of the biggest fights in recent times. As Georges St-Pierre looks to be the second fighter to win two belts in the Ultimate Fighting Championships. Joining an elite roster of fighters including Daniel Cormier and Conor McGregor. Let’s take a listen to both fighters as they give their thoughts and expectations come fight night.