From the Canadian Press:
I'm a good wrestler but if I wanted to do it, I would have to focus on wrestling and dedicate myself 100 percent for a period of time. I would not retire now but if I decided to do it I would have to dedicate myself 100 percent I would say maybe for a year and a half or so. I have a decision to take but I don't know if I'm ready to do it. I just need to think about it right now.... I'm going to tell you the truth, right now I don't have the level that I need to do it. If I go right now to do it, I'm going to lose. I'm not good enough right now to do it. And I don't know if I'm going to be able to be good enough to do it.... I'm going to do it if I know I have a good chance to make it. I'm the kind of guy that when I do something, it's to be on top. I don't do something to try to do it. if I do it, it's because I'm going to win, I'm going to go 100 percent.... I have to talk with a lot of people ... all my trainers, all my sponsors. All the people that helped me to get where I'm at. Because it's not going to be forever. It's just going to be a period of time, then after I'll be back if I decide to do it."
I can say how much this would suck as an MMA fan, but I can't really knock a guy for going after something if he really wants it. We are talking about a guy in his physical prime at 28 years old that's at the peak of his game in regards to MMA. He has been the Canadian athlete of the year two years running(Roger's Sportsnet) and has signed ground breaking sponsorship deals with Gatorade and Under Armour. Do you think GSP should go for gold in the Olympics?