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''Why You Ducking Me?'' - Twitter Reacts To Retirement Of UFC Legend George St Pierre

Was GSP The Greatest Welterweight Champion In UFC History?
Was GSP The Greatest Welterweight Champion In UFC History?

The UFC legend George St-Pierre has confirmed his retirement from mixed martial arts and the world of UFC has been quick to pay tribute to the Canadian on Twitter.

The 37-year-old was a former two-weight UFC champion and become only the fourth fighter in history to win multi-division titles as he sparkled during an outstanding career that ensures that he will be remembered as one of the best - if not THE best - welterweight champion.

GSP last fought in 2017 and ends his career with a formidable 26-2-0 record, with his last fight coming in November 2017 when he defeated reigning middleweight champion Michael Bisping to become a champions across two divisions.

The president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Dana White, posted his own tribute to St-Pierre on Twitter as he posted a Tweet saying 'Congrats on an amazing career' along with a wonderful highlights package showing some of the best moments of St Pierre's career.

The UFC Twitter account posted a fitting tribute to St-Pierre with a two-minute video that is well worth watching. It features the crowd reactions, the training, the best of St-Pierre's fights and his celebrations. Played to the backdrop of motivational music and some superb commentary, it is a reminder of how great the Canadian was! 

WATCH the video further down this page.

Meanwhile, UFC fighters posted their own tributes to St-Pierre, including this tongue in cheek response from Ben Askren:

Hey @GeorgesStPierre why you ducking me 

Siyar Bahadurzada tweeted:

Thank you @GeorgesStPierre for an incredible career. Thank you for shedding your sweat and blood to excite us. Enjoy the glory for the rest of your life. #salute

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