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Rejuvenated Georges St-Pierre returns to UFC seeking middleweight belt

Rejuvenated Georges St-Pierre returns to UFC seeking middleweight belt

Georges St-Pierre left the UFC four years ago with his head a mess, both inside and out.

Beyond escaping with a narrow victory after taking an unprecedented pounding from welterweight title challenger Johny Hendricks, St-Pierre found himself questioning both his desire and the UFC’s lax performance-enhancing drug policy.

At 25-2 and riding a 12-fight winning streak that made him the UFC’s most powerful pay-per-view draw, St-Pierre retired at the height of his career at age 32.

On Nov. 4, in the UFC 217 main event at Madison Square Garden, a reinvigorated St-Pierre returns to the octagon to meet fellow veteran Michael Bisping, 38, for the middleweight...

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