When asked if the condition could put St-Pierre out of competition forever, Danaher wasn't very reassuring. “That is a definite possibility,” he said. “I don’t want to say yes or no because it’s not my decision, really. These are deeply personal decisions that Georges has to make. More over, they have to be made not as spur of the moment decisions. These are life-changing decisions, so they will have to made on the basis of Georges’ reaction to the medications that he’s taking for ulcerative colitis." https://www.mmamania.com/2017/12/11...h-definite-possibility-gsp-never-fights-again -- Just when I was becoming a GSP fan. A tragedy for sure, but the man has nothing to be ashamed of. A minimum 8 month layoff for medication and recovery would delay his return a long time, maybe even years. At that point it would make sense to not fight again as he would be approaching 40 and coming off a serious illness.