The UFC has announced that Hall of Famer Georges St-Pierre has joined Quebec’s Reseau des Sports (RDS) broadcasting team. GSP will serve as an analyst for the French-language channel’s pay-per-view UFC broadcasts, including the prelims. St-Pierre will begin with UFC 252 on August 15.
“I am very pleased to officially join the RDS team and I look forward to sharing my knowledge of mixed martial arts with the public, ” said St-Pierre. “I look forward to taking advantage of this new opportunity that RDS is offering me to have fun and exchange with the fans.”
Vice-President Production at RDS Domenic Vannelli was ecstatic.
“We are very proud that Georges has accepted to be part of the RDS team of experts, ” he said. “His unique personality and his exceptional experience in the Octagon make him a great asset to the strong UFC combat description team already in place at RDS.”
As was UFC President Dana White.
“I’ve always said Georges is the most famous athlete to ever come out of Canada," said White. "His impact on the sport has been massive across the country, but especially for French-Canadians. I am pumped that he’s decided to join the RDS commentary team and share his knowledge and experience directly with our fans.”