Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will undergo a six-week training camp to determine whether he wishes to fight again, according to Hall of Fame boxing coach Freddie Roach.
St-Pierre (25-2) hasn't fought since he made a ninth consecutive title defense against Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 in November 2013. The Canadian MMA star, now 34, elected to walk away from the sport, citing personal reasons, though he never officially announced his retirement.
Last month, St-Pierre spent time at Roach's Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, California. In an interview with Fight Hub TV, Roach said St-Pierre plans to put himself through a fight camp, at which point he'll make a firm decision on his future.
"We came up with a process," Roach said. "He's going to train for a fight. He's going to have a six-week training camp, and at the end of six weeks, if he feels like he's ready to fight and he's hungry for it like he always has been, he's going to do it. He's going to fight one more time. If he doesn't feel it, if he feels like it's just not there, he's going to let it go and he's going to retire.
"I think it's a really good idea. I think it's really smart do to that -- to see where he's at in his mind. Does he really want to fight again or not? I really look forward to this training camp."
Roach also said he did 10 rounds of pad work with St-Pierre while he was at the gym.
St-Pierre suffered a second ACL tear in 2014 but has since made a full recovery.
A two-time UFC champion, St-Pierre trains primarily out of Tristar MMA in Montreal. He has teased a potential return in the past, though he made it clear long ago that any return wouldn't take place until 2016.