What Constitutes "Time Off" ?

Much like Georges St Pierre or Antonio Nogueira, when fighters suffer key losses in their respected careers, they tend to take some much needed "time off" from fighting. Just out of curiosity, how much time does this usually consist of?

Is it normal for a fighter to take months off at a time?

yes..2-4 months in between fights is healthy..

it is usually 61903798643567823.7 nanoseconds