Monday, February 09, 2009

Anthony Johnson: “I’m not ready for GSP yet”

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Anthony Johnson may be looking to face stiffer competition with his win over Luigi Fioravanti at UFC Fight Night 17, but he is not looking ahead to a fight against Welterweight champion Georges St.Pierre. The always humble Johnson said in a new interview that he does not feel he could compete with the champion just yet.

Yahoo! Sports Steve Cofield interviewed Johnson after his impressive win at UFC Fight Night 17 on ESPN Radio and asked him about a potential fight with St.Pierre.

“I’m not ready for GSP yet. His level is so much higher than mine,” Johnson told Cofield and co-host Ariel Helwani. “And I’m smart enough to realize that. GSP was at my level some point. I want to get to the level that he’s at now and it takes time.”

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