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Fans tuned in to UFC Tonight on FS1 Wednesday night, eagerly awaiting what they thought might be a fight announcement from special guest, Georges St-Pierre.

But there wasn't...not officially, anyways.

"I want to come back. They [the UFC] know my terms I want. Trust me, I'm very reasonable, so it's up to them," he said.

He wouldn't say what the terms were, but did say that his date of eligibility is Dec. 10 (ironically the same day as UFC Fight Night Toronto), and teased a possible headlining fight there.

“I thought you could announce something for me. I don’t think there’s a coincidence. Who’s the better man than me to headline in Toronto? To get back the Canadian fans and build it up? I will fight whoever you’d like me to fight.”

The thing is, St-Pierre says he will actually lose money returning to the UFC fold, but is still eyeing the return.

"I am making a lot of money now, even though I am not fighting," he said.

He went on to say that due to the Reebok deal, and not being able to use sponsorships, he will actually lose money, which is part of what will be addressed in his contract.

"I feel the fire of competition inside of me, even more so now," St-Pierre said. "I am a much better version than I was."

Even though he wouldn't say who he might be fighting, he did give three names of fighters he would say yes to... Tyron Woodley, Nick Diaz and Demian Maia.

"These guys can elevate me," he said. "It's a big risk."

He said that having the belt isn't as important as putting on fights the fans want to see.

"I want the fight that excite me and are the biggest draw," he said.


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