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Three reasons why Georges St-Pierre should stay retired

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 13: (EDITORS NOTE: Image shot on black and white film. Color version not available.) Actor Georges St-Pierre attends Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" premiere at the El Capitan Theatre on March 13, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Disney)

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 13: (EDITORS NOTE: Image shot on black and white film. Color version not available.) Actor Georges St-Pierre attends Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" premiere at the El Capitan Theatre on March 13, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Disney)

As we've all probably heard by now, retired former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is seriously considering a comeback.

And at first glance, this may seem like a great idea. An all-time great and the sport's biggest star coming back to entertain us with his world-class skills? What's not to like?

Though fighting professionally is an all-consuming affair, and it isn't without its costs. What would be the downside to GSP's return to the cage?

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Carrlyn Bathe has a couple of them, including money, health and legacy. Fighting may be the best sport in the world (in my humble opinion), but it is also a cruel one. We hope that Georges and his team are taking all factors into account before making their decision.