Georges St-Pierre ranks Khabib Nurmagomedov’s spot on UFC GOAT list

Since its origin, MMA has seen many great fighters pass. Often the narrative of who the greatest fighter of all time is is reflected in the MMA community. Given his illustrious UFC career, many fans and pundits believe Khabib Nurmagomedov is the greatest of all time. “The Eagle” retired with an unbeaten 29-0 record after beating Justin Gaethje at UFC 254. In a recent interview, Georges St-Pierre opened up about where he thinks Khabib ranks in the GOAT conversation.

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Speaking to MMA News, GSP said: “Oh yeah, he had the perfect career! Perfect! I mean he’s on top. You know what I mean? The way I see it when you say the greatest of all time, you have to wait until his career is over”

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“It’s sad to say, but I feel like a lot of fighters have tainted their legacies a bit because they’ve waited too long. For me, the greatest of all time is someone who has a great one, who left a great legacy.

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It’s great to hear GSP make such a statement because such statements embody the true value of martial arts, such as humility and respect. It is GSP’s humble and respectful nature that makes him so beloved in the MMA community.

Georges St-Pierre is considered the greatest of all time among a large number of MMA fans

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In a career spanning over 28 fights, GSP managed to win 26 while he lost 2. In the process, he also managed to capture the cfu welterweight championship twice. GSP also avenged their losses with wins over Matt Hughes and Matt Serra.

“Rush” is one of 7 UFC fighters who has held belts in two different weight classes. 4 years after retiring, GSP returned to face Michael Bisping at UFC 217 and defeated him via submission to win the UFC World Middleweight Championship. A large number of fans believe that GSP’s dominant run as a champion and his qualities as a martial artist make him the greatest fighter of all time.

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