It appears Georges St-Pierre’s return to competition is imminent.

On Thursday afternoon Dan Pou of Quebec’s FM93 talk radio station, reported the former UFC welterweight champion is expected to announced his return to the Octagon “in the coming days.”

Translated from French (via Google Translate)

“Dan Pou has learned that in the coming days Georges St-Pierre will announce a return to active competition in the UFC,” tweeted FM93.

St-Pierre (25-2) has not competed since defending his 170-pound title against Johnny Hendricks at UFC 167 in November 2013. This victory marked the Canadian’s ninth consecutive title defense 19th total win under the UFC banner. However, immediately after his win, “Rush” announced he would be stepping away from the sport.

But now two years later, news broke “Rush” was planning a six-week training camp to determine if his itch to compete was still there.

Well it appears the itch is alive and well.

St-Pierre holds several UFC records including the most wins in title fights (12), second most consecutive title defenses (9), most wins (19), most wins by decision (12), most successful title defenses in the UFC Welterweight division (9) and the most consecutive title defenses in the Welterweight division (9).

The UFC has yet to comment on the report.

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