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Georges St-Pierre, UFC Hall Of Famer, To Be Inducted Into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame 2023

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Saikat Banerjee
Saikat Banerjee
A wordsmith who indulges in the world of combat sports, Saikat Banerjee is an MMA, boxing, and arm wrestling content writer at The MMA India Show and The Sports Room. Apart from combat sports, he also engages in Indian sports content at The Sports India Show. Currently pursuing an MBA from Jadavpur University, Saikat's other interests lie in motorcycling, working out, and travelling.
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Georges St-Pierre, a name lionized into the history of combat sports, is all set to be inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame class of 2023, to join the likes of Wayne Gretzky, Steve Nash, Clara Hughes and many other sporting icons of the country.

Martial arts changed my life: Georges St-Pierre

The former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion, who is set to make a jiu-jitsu comeback in December, is set to be inducted on 19th October, and will also receive the Order of Sport. Alongside GSP, Olympics figure skating champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir will also be inducted, as well judoka Hiroshi Nakamura.

“I’m honored to be inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame and receive the Order of Sport,” said St-Pierre in a UFC press release. “Martial arts changed my life, and I was fortunate to be able to represent Canada on the biggest stage in the world. I want to thank UFC and all my fans, as none of this would have been possible without them.” [H/T MMA Fighting]

Georges St-Pierre became a UFC Hall of Famer in 2020, as part of the Modern Wing era. The Canadian is one of the greatest fighters of all time and is recognized by many as the MMA GOAT.

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