Georges St. Pierre is evidently sick and tired of having opponents insinuate or outright accuse of him of using PED’s (Nick Diaz of course being the latest), and recently the renowned fighter said he’s willing to sign up for the Voluntary Anti-Doping Agency’s (VADA) drug testing program. Of course, GSP will soon begin preparing for his upcoming bout with Johny Hendricks, which will go down November 16th, at UFC 167.
So, what does Hendricks think of St. Pierre’s proposal? Well, the powerful slugger recently told radio station Sportsnet 590 the Fan he’s all for it.
“Heck ya!” said Hendricks, who has won seven straight bouts to lock up a fight with GSP. “The worst thing that they’re going to find is a little bit of protein in my diet. If eating wild hogs and organic deer meat and a little bit of glutamine is bad for the ol’ system then I might fail.”
Look at “Bigg Rigg” throwing in a zinger for good measure. Now it will be interesting to see if the two go ahead and sign up for the testing. While speaking to Sportsnet commentator “Showdown” Joe Ferrraro recently, St. Pierre had this to say about VADA testing.
“When I first started fighting in mixed martial arts, it didn’t have any money,” St-Pierre said . “So, now more money got involved, more ways are there to be cheating to take a shortcut and I believe VADA testing I’m up for it and I invite my opponent to do the VADA testing for the championship fight.”
Perhaps we’ll see more and more high profile fighters signing up for the testing when big fights are on the horizon?
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