“I do believe Rory deserves the next title shot. I think he deserves it, and I do believe Rory will be champion. The loss to Robbie Lawler made Rory a far more experienced and skilled martial artist. He has all the tools to be champion. I think he actually beat Lawler, who is one of the most dangerous guys in the division. I was not interested in fighting Rory, and Rory was not interested in fighting me,” St-Pierre said. “Rory is my friend. He’s like a brother to me, a training partner. I wish him the best of luck, and if he’s going to fight for the belt, I’m going to be in the gym to help him.”
In a recent interview with MMAJunkie’s Mike Bohn, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, discussed his understudy’s chances at greatness.
Is Rory ready for the shot?