Georges St-Pierre is the long-time dominant welterweight champion and Rory MacDonald is one a five-fight win streak. It seems as though the two are on a collision course, however the two are close friends and training partners. Both have adamantly stated that they would not fight each other, however, UFC President Dana White seems adamant the fight will happen should MacDonald become the number one contender:
"Those two will fight. Here’s what they’re not going to do: they’re not going to publicly sit here and call each other out and go up and see each other in the gym and face each other. They’re both professionals. They understand that they’re both on this path to collide, and I think when the day comes, they’ll deal with it then. I think that’s the way they’re looking at it, First of all, Rory lives in his house, meaning his gym. He lives in Montreal, trains with him, Georges says all kinds of good things about him. How weird would it be after the fight the other night if he got on the mic and said, ‘I want Georges St. Pierre and I want his belt’? It would be a little awkward flying back to Montreal and training on Monday, I think these guys are handling it like professionals, doing their thing and when the day comes when they’re there, I guarantee you they’ll fight.'
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