GSP: #1 P4P is Frankie Edgar not me or Anderson Silva


UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and UFC Middleweight Anderson Silva are often credited as being the top two pound for pound fighters in mixed martial arts. However, on the Dan LeBatard Show, GSP said he thinks that honor belongs to Frankie Edgar.

Host: You know Anderson Silva is the fight that everyone wants, is that the fight that you want?

Georges St-Pierre: I want to fight Condit first and then we will see what’s going to happen. I take one fight at a time and we will see. Different weight class and we will see the terms of the fight if it happens. It’s very complicated so right now I’d rather not think about it, just focus on Carlos Condit and then after we will sit down and talk.”

Host: Is there someone who possesses a skill youe would like to have?

GSP: There’s many guys who have skills that are better than mine in different departments but mixed martial arts, that’s the beauty of it, you need to be well-rounded. In terms of pound-for-pound, the best pound-for-pound, I believe it’s Frankie Edgar. That’s what I believe.

Host: Wait, it’s you. It’s you or Silva. Everyone knows that. You’re just being humble

GSP: No I truly believe he’s the best pound-for-pound. He was fighting in a weight class above his and he was the world champion. Even though he lost his two last fights I believe the judges made a mistake. I gave him these two fights. That’s my personal opinion.

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ausgepicht site profile image  

11/13/12 1:01 PM by ausgepicht

See...this is what I've been saying. POOR JUDGING in Frankie's fights against Benson. The judges scored swagger and that's how Benson won. GSP knows it and anyone with any knowledge in the sport and ability to see past swagger knows it.

imesser site profile image  

11/13/12 12:14 PM by imesser

Anderson is def #1 P4P fighter! If you dont believe that then you have some issues. haha

Voiceinthedesert site profile image  

11/13/12 10:25 AM by Voiceinthedesert

GSP. On strength and diversity in styles of competition

ranier wolfcastle site profile image  

11/13/12 9:59 AM by ranier wolfcastle

anderson is clearly. undefeated in the ufc, finishes almost everyone, has fought in several weight classes. kos strikers, submits black belts. it cannot be denied.

Entreri site profile image  

11/13/12 7:43 AM by Entreri

GSP makes a strong case for Frankie.

NINJAe973 site profile image  

11/13/12 7:34 AM by NINJAe973


Atkinson site profile image  

11/13/12 7:18 AM by Atkinson

AS is the top p4p fighter in MMA.. Only stupid people would say otherwise.

flipmode site profile image  

11/13/12 7:12 AM by flipmode

Yeah Anderson sucks lol.

OnlyTheStrongSurvive site profile image  

11/12/12 5:34 PM by OnlyTheStrongSurvive

Lol Aldo always gets forgotten

in_different site profile image  

11/12/12 5:34 PM by in_different

I think it comes down to GSP respecting Frankie as a person. I really hope GSP feels he is the best p4p fighter. because he has a very legitimate case for it, even if others wont admit it.if you took him and his current skill set... he has best wrestling in mma, has great top game, rarely gets taken down, but when he does, he ends up on top. he has technical standup. he is one of the fastest in his division. he is the strongest in his division. he has a wealth of experience. he is one of the smartest in mma. i would match that skillset up with anybody in mma p4p. Aldo being my honorable mention