Georges St-Pierre is Focused on Nick Diaz, Not a Superfight with Anderson Silva

March 8, 2013

Georges St-Pierre UFC 154 Kickoff 478x270Georges St-Pierre isn’t thinking about a potential superfight with Anderson Silva, his focus is zeroed in on Nick Diaz.

During a UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche question and answer session, UFC president Dana White said a superfight between Anderson Silva and either Georges St-Pierre or Jon Jones will happen this year.

“GSP is going to defend his title against Nick Diaz.  Anderson Silva will defend his title this summer, and before the end of this year we will soon see a superfight with either GSP and Anderson Silva, or Anderson Silva and Jon Jones,” said White. “One of them is coming.”

St-Pierre was questioned about a potential fight with Silva during a UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz media conference call on Thursday, and said he doesn’t care about anything but the upcoming fight with Diaz.

“I don’t care about it at all.  I’m not thinking past Nick Diaz.  It’s a mistake everybody does, and I respect my opponent,” said St-Pierre.

“I want the big fight, but the big fight for me right now is Nick Diaz.  I don’t look past Nick Diaz. All of my focus is on him.  I don’t think past him.  I don’t care about what is coming next.

“For me, my life ends March 16, when I fight Nick Diaz.  It’s going to be another chapter in my career.  After is what is going to happen after, but now I’m only focusing on what is going to happen next,” he added.

Silva is set to defend his title against Chris Weidman at UFC 162 on July 6.

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