Ever since the day that he shockingly vacated his long-held UFC welterweight title and announced an indefinite leave of absence from the sport that he had ruled for so long, the questions have surfaced regarding if and when Georges “Rush” St-Pierre would return to competitive mixed martial arts (MMA).
For the longest time, however, it seemed to be just that: questions and hopes. Now it seems as if it may be something more.
St-Pierre stirred the pot when he recently said that he was getting that “itch” back, but in today’s crazy fight world, one must take everything with a grain of salt.
It seems to be more than just an “itch”, however, as “Rush’s” boxing coach, Freddie Roach recently announced that the former champion would be a doing a six week mini-camp to see if he still has the urge and hunger to compete.
If all goes well, we could very well see the greatest welterweight of all-time back in the cage in 2016.
That being said, let’s take a look at the best opponents for St-Pierre if he chooses to return: