Georges St-Pierre on Anderson Silva Loss: “It Reminded Me The Greatest Still Lose” (video)


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Georges St-Pierre 4336 UFC 94At the first stop of the UFC World Tour 2013 in Las Vegas, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre sat and answered questions with the media.  Fans turned out in droves to see the UFC great, and St-Pierre was primed and ready for all questions, dealing with a host of different topics.

In this interview shot by MMAWeekly.com staff writer Ryan McKinnell, we ask GSP if there is any relief of not having to answer “super fight” questions now that Anderson Silva relinquished his throne to Chris Weidman at UFC 162.

Hear St-Pierre speak on the former middleweight champ, and where exactly Silva ranks among to sport’s best now that he suffered his first loss inside the Octagon. The champion also talks about how seeing his friend, Weidman, defeat Silva reminded him that even the greatest fighters still can be prone to defeat.

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