Georges St-Pierre, Michael Bisping Reportedly Agree to Fight at UFC 217 at MSG

Rob Blanchette@@_Rob_BFeatured ColumnistJuly 30, 2017

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 03:  (L-R) UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping of England faces off against Georges St-Pierre of Canada during the UFC press conference at T-Mobile arena on March 3, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
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Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre will battle at UFC 217, with the bout to be signed and confirmed in the coming days.

According to MMA journalist Ariel Helwani, the pair will face off in the Octagon at Madison Square Garden.

Per Dave Doyle of MMA Fighting, UFC President Dana White had recently downplayed the possibility of a fight between the pair, but it now seems the king of the middleweight division will take on GSP.

St-Pierre is a two-time welterweight champion and considered the greatest of all time in the weight class.

Bisping has a huge following throughout his homeland of the UK, rising the ladder in UFC after a colourful career.

Per Adam Guillen Jr. of MMA Mania, White said he prefers to give Bisping the stage at UFC 217 after Tyron Woodley's lack of performance against Demian Maia at UFC 214.

“Yup! There you go," White said. "Because I know Michael Bisping will fight. Michael Bisping will show up and actually fight.”

If Bisping signs to fight GSP at the historic venue, it could turn into one of the most memorable nights in recent MMA history.

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