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

June 26, 2012 1:12 pm

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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