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Georges St. Pierre: ‘Large and fast weight cuts are often done with drugs’

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre, who walked away from mixed martial arts (MMA) in late 2013, is not naming any names when it comes to the drug problem in combat sports.


“Rush” does believe fans can read between the lines when it comes to some of the recent headlines involving the UFC weigh ins, which have taken on an entirely new dynamic under the watchful eyes of United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).

From his conversation with Quebec’s RDS network, helpfully transcribed by “Yo Jo”:

“Large and fast weight cuts are often done with drugs. I’m not accusing anybody in particular, but certain substances are often used to cut weights and others to gain some back. Science has gone that far. I’m not surprised to see certain things. I’ve met fighters that don’t look like they used to, and they don’t fight the same either. I think a lot of people are scared. You can all read between the lines.”

It might not take a lot of squinting.

Could “Rush” be referring to former opponent and ex-welterweight champion Johny Hendricks, who failed to make weight for UFC 192 in ….View original article