And during the UFC 249 card it was announced that the Canadian legend would be inducted into the prestigious group this year.
The 38-year old is considered by many to be the greatest MMA fighter of all time, with a professional record of 26-2.
GSP held the welterweight title on two separate occasions before taking a four-year hiatus from the sport at the end of 2013.
He returned in 2017 to defeat Michael Bisping for the middleweight title before again leaving the sport.
According to senior MMA reporter Ariel Helwani on Twitter, the ceremony to induct him to the HOF will take place 'later this year' due to COVID-19.