439 Search Results for georges st. pierre

Apr 8, 2016 8:20 am

Georges St. Pierre hosting new TV show about his true passion

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre hasn’t fought in the Octagon since his UFC 167 split decision win over Johny Hendricks in 2013. Recently however, there has been much talk of a potential GSP return to the Octagon at UFC 200, where many fight fans would like to see him fight Robbie Lawler. Back in...

Apr 1, 2016 6:25 am

BJ Penn vs. Georges St. Pierre 3 set for UFC 200 at 155-pounds

July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas just added another blockbuster fight. Former  UFC lightweight and welterweight title holder BJ Penn (16-10-2 MMA) will return to the octagon on July 9 to take on bitter rival Georges St. Pierre (25-2 MMA). The bout will reportedly take place in the UFC lightweight division (155-pounds). “The Prodigy” will fight for...

Mar 31, 2016 3:18 pm

Report: Robbie Lawler vs. Georges St. Pierre being discussed for UFC 200

According to a report from MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani, the UFC is trying to set up a welterweight title fight between current champ Robbie Lawler and former title holder Georges St. Pierre for July’s blockbuster UFC 200 pay-per-view event. Here is what Helwani had to say on twitter: @arielhelwani Do you think the co-main event will...

Mar 31, 2016 1:44 pm

PHOTO | Georges St. Pierre training at Tristar, UFC 200 return imminent?

Recently it was announced that the UFC had booked Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II for the main event of UFC 200, and Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar for an interim featherweight fight. The UFC then posted a photo counting down the days to UFC 200, using a photo of Georges St. Pierre, leading many...

Feb 27, 2016 7:25 pm

Exclusive Video | Nate Diaz wants fight with Georges St. Pierre

[ooyala code=”x0NGllMTE63BLtYN87_epoqlvcesVgOI” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] While Nate Diaz is currently slated to fight Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5th at welterweight, that wasn’t the fight Diaz initially wanted. In the video above, captured by BJPenn.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage, Nate Diaz explains how he wants to fight GSP, and how he ended...

Feb 12, 2016 9:20 am

WATCH! Georges St. Pierre shows off gymnastics skills in new video

[ooyala code=”VteTF2MDE6qtkuJAsnVlph29lVF16YXJ” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1600″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] While Georges St. Pierre revealed that the UFC has tried to bring him out of retirement recently, the former champ also revealed that if he returns to the Octagon, it will be when he wants. There’s been much speculation as to when or if St. Pierre will ever...

Feb 9, 2016 2:09 pm

Georges St. Pierre sheds new light on departure from the UFC, talks return

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre has never confirmed that he will in fact return to the UFC, however that hasn’t stopped everyone from speculating as to whether or not ‘Rush’ will return. In addition to his coach stating that GSP could be preparing to ‘make a splash’ soon, Rory MacDonald slipped up and...

Feb 5, 2016 2:45 pm

WATCH! Georges St. Pierre hitting mitts – return imminent?

[ooyala code=”V3c2hwMDE6uVO0FJpw58u-FJpb_raDQm” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] There has been much speculation as to whether or not former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre would ever return to the Octagon following his UFC 167 split decision win over Johny Hendricks. Recently, Tristar gym head coach Firas Zahabi stated that he believed GSP would be ready...

Feb 3, 2016 12:40 pm

WATCH! Georges St. Pierre shows off crazy athleticism during gymnastics

[ooyala code=”h2ZGZuMDE6NG9wxqzjBmH84aIt3U75yR” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”3840″ height=”2160″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] There has been much speculation as to when, or if, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre will return to the UFC. While UFC President Dana White doesn’t believe that ‘Rush’ will return to the Octagon any time soon, the former welterweight kingpin has managed to stay fit,...

Dec 19, 2013 12:15 pm

BJPENN.COM Quick Hits: Is Georges St. Pierre the Greatest Champion of All Time?

The crew here at BJPENN.COM is back to bring you another edition of ‘Quick Hits’ whether you like it or not. ‘Quick Hits’ made its debut last week and it brought the idea of an MMA themed ‘Pardon the Interruption’ to life. It may be text based and we may not have Tony Reali correcting...

Dec 13, 2013 6:52 pm

Georges St. Pierre leaves as he entered, with class and respect

Earlier today, long time UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre (25-2 MMA, 19-2 UFC) announced that he was vacating his title to take some much needed time off. His words: ” I’ve been fighting for a very long time at a high level, it’s a lot of pressure, a lot of criticism,” St-Pierre stated. ”I...

Jun 19, 2013 9:04 am

Georges St. Pierre vs. Johny Hendricks set for November 16 in Las Vegas

The recently announced title fight between current UFC welterweight champion (24-2 MMA, 18-2 UFC) Georges St. Pierre and number 1 contender Johny Hendricks (15-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC) now has a date. According to a report by Ariel Helwani on Tuesday’s (June 18, 2013) edition of “UFC Tonight” on FUEL TV, the 170-pound title fight will...

Dec 15, 2012 8:50 pm

Georges St. Pierre vs Nick Diaz official as UFC 158 headliner | UFC News

UFC officials confirmed today that former Strikeforce welterweight champ Nick Diaz (26-8 MMA, 7-5 UFC) will face current UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre (23-2 MMA, 17-2 UFC) in the main event of UFC 158, set for March 16th in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. GSP and Diaz were originally scheduled to fight in October of 2011 at UFC...

Oct 23, 2012 8:11 pm

Matt Hughes wishes Georges St. Pierre would finish more fights | UFC News

UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes knows current UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre all too well, having faced him three times inside the octagon. The rivalry between the two began at UFC 50 in New Jersey, Hughes being the current welterweight champion at the time went on to win their first encounter, forcing GSP...

Nov 14, 2017 6:41 am

Georges St-Pierre passes Conor McGregor in UFC’s official pound-for-pound rankings

With the actioned packed UFC 217 and UFC Norfolk cards now in the rear-view, the UFC has updated its official rankings. Unsurprisingly, these rankings have experienced some tectonic shifts in the wake of these cards – perhaps none as notable as Georges St-Pierre’s blasting by Conor McGregor on the pound-for-pound list. Here’s how the rankings...

Nov 9, 2017 12:21 pm

Georges St-Pierre gives his thought-provoking take on the GOAT debate

When it comes to the debate over who the greatest of all time (GOAT) in terms of mixed martial arts, who do you have at the top of your list? Does the newly crowned UFC middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre get your vote? GSP returned to greatness after being away from competition for nearly four years...

Nov 7, 2017 11:23 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan and Brendan Schaub discuss Georges St-Pierre’s dramatic return

UFC 217 saw the return of Georges St-Pierre and proved why he is considered one of the greatest fighters in the history of mixed martial arts. Just shy of four years from the last time competing in the Octagon, St-Pierre stepped up in weight and took the middleweight belt from Michael Bisping by choking him...

Nov 7, 2017 6:21 am

Kenny Florian explains why Georges St-Pierre would easily beat Conor McGregor

Now that Georges St-Pierre owns the UFC middleweight title, many fans are wondering what’s next for him. While UFC President Dana White has assured it’ll be a title-unifying showdown with interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker, that’s certainly not the Canadian’s only option. One of the more compelling choices on St-Pierre’s menu is UFC lightweight champion...

Nov 1, 2017 8:56 am

Coach Firas Zahabi explains why ring rust won’t be a problem for Georges St-Pierre

This weekend, in the main event of the stacked UFC 217 card, former UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre will return from a hiatus of some four years to battle reigning middleweight champ Michael Bisping. While plenty of people are confident St-Pierre will be as sharp as ever in his return, others are worried that he...

Oct 26, 2017 9:30 am

Georges St-Pierre’s mentor claims he’s not ready for Michael Bisping

On November 4, in the main event of UFC 217, former UFC welterweight champion and bona fide MMA great Georges St-Pierre will return from a multi-year hiatus to battle reigning UFC middleweight champ Michael Bisping. While many fans envision a return to excellence for St-Pierre, his long-time friend and mentor Kristof Midoux does not. In fact,...

Oct 25, 2017 9:55 am

Michael Bisping Details Why The UFC Would Prefer Georges St-Pierre Win at UFC 217

We’re edging closer and closer to the return of Georges St-Pierre at UFC 217, who’ll be challenging Michael Bisping for the middleweight title. The stakes are gigantic. If St-Pierre loses, Bisping gets a huge notch in his legacy and GSP has said he’ll retire. If St-Pierre wins though, he’ll be cemented once again as one...