After announcing an “indefinite leave of absence” and vacating the UFC welterweight belt in 2013, Georges St-Pierre says he is ready to return. GSP announced to the world that the pressure was just too much for him to continue his blazing run in the UFC. “It’s a lot of pressure, a lot of criticism,” St-Pierre said. “I’ve decided I need to take time off.”

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When you’re a professional fighter who trains for countless hours each day, fights on the biggest stages, and is known around the world, who can really argue that? Now, his batteries are recharged. GSP told The MMA Hour that he doesn’t want to miss his golden years. “I’m in the peak of my career and if there is a shot, there is another goal, another run, I better do it and do it quick, because it is time to do it now.”

The 35-year-old was one of the best fighters in UFC history with an impressive 25-2 record. He was a human highlight reel of wrestling and striking moves. Whether or not he’s still able to dominate, it looks like there’s a lot more UFC history to be made.