1602 Search Results for GSP

Oct 31, 2016 2:21 pm

EXCLUSIVE – Jake Shields on GSP’s free agency: “I’ve always wanted that rematch.”

When news broke of former UFC welterweight champion Georges Saint Pierre coming out of retirement, there wasn’t much doubt regarding where the French-Canadian superstar would re-sign with the UFC. But with entirely new owners and an exclusive apparel contract with Reebok, much has changed in the UFC since GSP stepped away from the sport in 2013....

Oct 22, 2016 10:58 am

Dana White accepts Anderson Silva’s apology, remains tight-lipped on GSP’s return

With everything Dana White has had on his plate lately, you’d think he’d be super stressed out. From mass firings at UFC regional offices to disputes with two of the promotion’s most beloved former champions, UFC president Dana White spoke to TMZ.com and touched upon some of the recent issues within the promotion. Check out...

Oct 21, 2016 9:59 am

Michael Bisping to GSP: “Sign the Papers Buddy”

Yesterday, we reported that UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping was being considered as an addition to UFC 206, which is, at the moment, undeniably short on big names. Though Bisping denied these reports, there still seems to be significant reason to believe he could wind up on the card – perhaps against welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre....


Oct 18, 2016 6:49 am

GSP Denies Aldo’s Claim that he Asked the UFC for $10 Million

On Yesterday’s episode of The MMA Hour, Canadian welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre dumped the fight game on its head by announcing that he’d terminated his UFC contract, and that he planned to explore free agency. Though the UFC quickly released a statement to the contrary, it’s clear that St-Pierre and the organization are not seeing...

Oct 17, 2016 4:34 pm

Pros react to GSP’s free agency announcement

Georges Saint Pierre’s announcement of becoming a free agent rocked the mixed martial arts world on Monday. After weekend rumors of GSP possibly returning to the UFC to take on fellow former champion Anderson Silva, it appears as if we won’t be seeing the longest defending welterweight champion in UFC history. Check out what fighters...

Oct 17, 2016 1:38 pm

GSP Discusses His Options as a Free Agent

This afternoon, the MMA world was tipped on its axis be the news that former UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre had entered free agency. This news, of course, was in glaring contradiction to rumors that St-Pierre might be returning at UFC 206 this December 10 in Toronto. Shortly after making this announcement on The MMA...

Oct 17, 2016 12:56 pm

Free Agent GSP Blasts New UFC Owners, Blames Them for Failed UFC 206 Negotiations

Earlier this year, welterweight great Georges St-Pierre announced his intention to return to action after a lengthy hiatus from the sport of mixed martial arts. When it was announced that the UFC was planning to host UFC 206 in Toronto – the biggest city in St-Pierre’s home country of Canada – the stars seemed to be...

Oct 16, 2016 9:27 am

VIDEO| Dana White Officially Shuts Down GSP Return at UFC 206 in Toronto

Bad news, fight fans. Despite plenty of speculation to the contrary, Georges St-Pierre will not be competing at UFC 206 in Toronto. UFC President Dana White shut down any surviving hope of a GSP comeback in the Ontario capital in a recent interview with FS1’s Jay and Dan. “GSPs’ not fighting in Toronto,” White told the...

Oct 10, 2016 7:35 am

Dana White Smothers Anderson Silva vs. GSP Rumors

For many years, there was no bigger fight in MMA than a super fight between former middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former welterweight king Georges St-Pierre. The fight was MMA’s holy grail; it’s Mayweather vs. Pacquiao – but it never happened. Today, when Silva is neck deep in a four-fight losing streak, and GSP is closing...

Sep 29, 2016 2:52 pm

Jose Aldo: Dana White denied GSP’s $10 million minimum to fight McGregor

Georges Saint Pierre allegedly asked for a whopping $10 million to fight UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, according to former champ Jose Aldo. GSP, who has been in retirement since a 2013 split decision victory over Johnny Hendricks, was contemplating a UFC return amidst links to potential fights with Tyron Woodley who called GSP out,...

Sep 16, 2016 11:11 am

Exclusive | BJ Penn on GSP: That’s Why Nobody Will Remember His Name

We’re now just one month away from the hotly anticipated Octagon return of MMA legend B.J. Penn. The Hawaiian great will be taking on dangerous featherweight Ricardo Lamas in the main event of the UFC’s return to Manila on October 15. As we eagerly await Penn’s comeback, another legend of the sport appears to be...

Sep 8, 2016 7:10 am

McGregor vs GSP ‘off the table’ for UFC 205

A respected source within the MMA world squashed rumors that have been circulating of a potential superfight between former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre and Conor McGregor. Ariel Helwani tweeted that the fight was “off the table” in response to a question regarding the match-up, which had been rumored to take place at UFC 205 in New York...

Aug 14, 2016 1:47 pm

Report | GSP turns down title fight with Woodley after failed negotiations with the UFC

It appears that newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will not be squaring off with former title holder Georges St-Pierre in his first UFC title defense. UFC president Dana White stated earlier this week that Woodley would be making his first title defense against current division number one contender Stephen Thompson. Woodley fired back...

Jul 3, 2016 11:14 am

GSP on fighter pay issues: “Some guys will fight for peanuts”

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre recently broke the news that he is currently involved in negotiations to return to the UFC. “Rush”, who is almost three years removed from his last fight at UFC 167, spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour about fighter pay and the importance of contract negotiations. “That’s how...

Jun 26, 2016 2:27 pm

GSP could ‘easily’ fight at lightweight in his octagon return

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre recently announced that he would be making a return to the octagon later this year. “GSP” discussed a possible move up to middleweight in order to challenge newly crowned champion Michael Bisping in his return. However, that is not the only weight class that “Rush” has his eyes...

Jun 23, 2016 7:50 am

GSP wants Conor McGregor or Nate Diaz: “If it’s what the fans want…”

Since former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre announced that he would be taking an indefinite hiatus from MMA following his 2013 split decision win over Johny Hendricks, there has been much speculation as to when GSP would return to the Octagon. Following Michael Bisping’s historic win over Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199,...

Jun 19, 2016 10:13 am

Chris Weidman: “GSP looking for an easy fight against Bisping”

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman wants a shot at newly crowned title holder Michael Bisping. “The Count” is call the shots however, and has told Weidman he is not next in line. Weidman spoke about the reality that Michael Bisping is now the UFC’s middleweight champion during a fan Q&A at UFC Ottawa: “I...

May 1, 2016 12:42 pm

Exclusive | Patrick Cote on GSP comeback: “I’ll believe it when I see it”

Surging UFC welterweight contender Patrick Cote (23-9 MMA) is a good friend and training partner of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre. “The Predator” was recently on a French Canadian Radio Show where he stated that after talking with “GSP”, he did not believe there was any chance the former champ would be fighting at UFC 200...

Apr 23, 2016 3:26 pm

Dana White addresses the Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. GSP rumor

During Friday’s UFC 200 press conference, UFC president Dana White was asked to comment on top lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov’s recent statement that he was offered a fight with Georges St. Pierre for July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The UFC president seemed rather shocked by the question, which prompted him to respond with...

Mar 28, 2016 4:18 pm

Renzo Gracie: GSP is coming back for sure!

According to mixed martial arts veteran Renzo Gracie the return of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre is imminent. The Brazilian jiu jitsu specialist recently sat down with Ariel Helwani on the latest edition The MMA Hour, where he stated that “GSP” is 100% healthy and will return to the octagon ‘for sure’. His...

Mar 8, 2016 9:36 pm

GSP vs Nate Diaz? Firas Zahabi is looking to make it happen

@NateDiaz209 let me see what I can do…I know @GeorgesStPierre was very impressed by your performance. & So was I. https://t.co/jFu3hSt0Q2 — Firas Zahabi (@Firas_Zahabi) March 9, 2016 According to GSP’s coach Firas Zahabi, the former welterweight champion was very impressed by Nate Diaz’s performance at UFC 196. Rumors have been flying for sometime that...

Jan 27, 2016 8:14 am

WATCH! GSP back in the gym training

In Toronto training with my friend Jorge @82spaniard at @openmatmma! A video posted by Georges St-Pierre (@georgesstpierre) on Jan 26, 2016 at 12:50pm PST There has been much speculation as to whether or not Georges St. Pierre will eventually return to the Octagon. While GSP has yet to officially reveal whether or not he will...

Jan 9, 2016 7:35 am

Say What?! GSP vs. McGregor superfight a possibility

While Georges St. Pierre hasn’t been in the Octagon in nearly two years, there’s been much speculation as to what it would take to get the former UFC welterweight kingpin back in the Octagon. It has been rumored for quite some time that if GSP were to return to the Octagon, it would be for...