Michael McClymont

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Regardless of what Georges St-Pierre and Michael Bisping stated just lately, there might be no battle between the 2, in accordance with UFC president Dana White.

“The Georges St-Pierre ship has sailed,” White stated Saturday night time on the submit-UFC 213 press convention. “That battle’s not occurring, clearly. I have been saying that now for some time.”

Bisping had just lately provided St-Pierre a deadline to get the struggle set in stone by Saturday. St-Pierre reportedly responded to that problem Thursday by way of textual content, accepting the battle.

White has had sufficient of the forwards and backwards, nevertheless.

“I had a press convention for that struggle and it by no means occurred,” he stated. “So, we needed to transfer on.”

Robert Whittaker defeated Yoel Romero to say the interim middleweight title Saturday night time and arrange a unification bout with Bisping. Afterwards, White stated Whittaker-Bisping is “completely the battle that ought to occur, and it is gonna.”