Whether it’s 12 months or whether [St. Pierre] never fights again, as long as our next fight’s for the title, we’re pretty satisfied there,” Wright said. “Johny’s not in a position where he’s looking at checks and he’s worried. … I really think that because of his situation with Team Takedown, if [the UFC] said, ‘Hey, we can’t get this done until September of next year,’ we could wait because we want the title that bad. Anything else is falling short. We do not want an interim title because everybody knows that the interim title just means you’re not the real titleholder.”

“We’re already working at it, already looking at things we could have improved on from last fight,” Wright said. “We’ve been film junkies. I’m sending [Hendricks’ grappling coach Marc Laimon] some stuff. Even last night we were texting back and forth and we were looking at stuff and we were like hey, if we get this opportunity again, let’s do this this time, let’s do this. We’re hoping that the Johny he goes against is the Johny that’s got five rounds under his belt now. We’ll be even meaner in the next GSP fight.”





Leave a Reply.