GSP: I'll Be The David Beckham Of MMA | MMA News

June 26, 2012 1:12 pm 29 Comments

By Evan Stoumbelis
Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre has his sights set on becoming the David Beckham of Mixed Martial Arts.  The 36 year old Los Angeles Galaxy star player has a whopping salary of £160million, and earns around £26million from sponsorships. (The Sun)  St. Pierre only earns £5million for headlining a PPV fight.  St. Pierre said “My goal one day is to be the David Beckham of MMA but I still have a lot to do to reach that point. Mr Beckham is a great role model and I aspire to do the same.” 

GSP suffered an ACL tear in December while training for a fight with now-suspended fighter Nick Diaz.  Georges has his sights set on a November comeback against interim Welterweight Champ Carlos Condit at UFC 154

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