“Georges St-Pierre is by far the biggest pay-per-view star in mixed martial arts,” White said on Wednesday.
St-Pierre has taken some heat lately for his style that’s been called ‘playing it safe’ by some when the champion takes some fighters to decision instead of going for the kill.
“For what it’s worth, people want to say he’s this or that,” White added. “By far. By far the biggest pay-per-view star in MMA.”
St-Pierre’s star power has landed him more mainstream sponsorships and advertisements than any other fighter in the UFC, and his tremendous popularity apparently translates into people willing to put down their hard earned money to watch him on TV as well.
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