1330 Search Results for gsp

Nov 17, 2017 4:00 pm

UFC 217: GSP vs. Bisping Draws an Estimated 875K Viewers

The return fight of the man many believe to be the greatest of all time (a moniker aided by the failed drug tests and inactivity of others) now has an estimated PPV total attached to it. According to MMAFighting, UFC 217 drew an estimated 875,000 buys. This marks the most bought PPV of the year,...

Nov 5, 2017 2:35 pm

UFC 217 Reebok Payouts: “GSP” earns 30k in title-earning octagon return

Georges St-Pierre earned $30,000 from Reebok after defeating Michael Bisping via third-round submission (rear-naked choke) in the main event of UFC 217 last night in New York. “The Count” took home $40,000 for his efforts. Get the full list of UFC 217 Reebok Athlete Payouts below as obtained by MMAJunkie: Michael Bisping: $40,000 Georges St-Pierre:...

Oct 26, 2017 12:50 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Chael Sonnen explains why Bisping’s size advantage won’t matter against GSP

UFC 217’s main event, a middleweight title fight between champ Michael Bisping and challenger Georges St-Pierre, seems to have the world divided. There are some members of the combat sports community who believe Bisping will come out on top. Others are convinced St-Pierre will win. File current Bellator star Chael Sonnen into the latter category....

Sep 26, 2017 5:59 am

Miesha Tate explains why she’d favor Conor McGregor in fight against GSP

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is the biggest star in MMA today. Former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, who is returning to action for a middleweight title fight with Michael Bisping at UFC 217, was previously regarded as the sport’s biggest star himself. Given that McGregor and St-Pierre are now both actively competing, and that they’ve...

Sep 20, 2017 3:18 pm

Olivier Aubin-Mercier Wants GSP to Call Out Conor McGregor

Everyone knows Georges St-Pierre touched down back into the UFC to challenge for the middleweight title against Michael Bisping. He’s gone on record saying that if he wins, he’s contractually obligated to defend against interim champ Robert Whittaker. If he loses, St-Pierre has said he will retire. Win or lose, his teammate Olivier Aubin-Mercier thinks...

Sep 19, 2017 11:10 am

Michael Bisping Contemplating Retirement After ‘Putting a Beating’ on GSP

For 11 years, Michael Bisping has Left Hook Larry-ed himself up to the tallest heights of the UFC ladder. He’s earned the UFC middleweight title, avenged two of his worst losses in the process, got a pretty cushy desk job, and even some movie gigs. At the age of 38 and the verge of what...

Sep 12, 2017 1:07 pm

Michael Bisping Doesn’t Give a Sh*t That GSP is Training with Freddie Roach

We’re still about a month away from UFC 217, but Michael Bisping is already heating things up with Georges St-Pierre. The dude followed him into an elevator with steroid accusations and it’s only going to get wilder from there. On the latest episode of his podcast, he talked about the match-up and what he thinks...

Jul 21, 2017 1:03 pm

PHOTO | Michael Bisping comments on GSP’s social media pic, still wants fight

Earlier this month, top ranked middleweight Robert Whittaker defeated Yoel Romero to claim the interim UFC middleweight title in the main event of UFC 213. The fight was a particularly impressive one for Whittaker, as he fought through a knee injury to defeat Romero via decision. While UFC President Dana White stated prior to the...

Jul 4, 2017 8:43 am

Michael Bisping still wants GSP, but he’s starting to lose patience

This weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 213, streaking middleweight contenders Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker will collide for the interim UFC middleweight title, as the undisputed champ Michael Bisping is currently on the injury list with some knee troubles. There is no guarantee, however, that the winner of this interim title fight fights...

Jun 21, 2017 7:49 am

Michael Bisping: Dana White told me ‘GSP does not want to fight’

For a time, it looked as though UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping would next defend his title against former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. Yet when St-Pierre revealed he wouldn’t be able to fight until the fall, and Bisping announced that he was recovering from knee surgery, this much-discussed fight was pushed to the back burner....

May 17, 2017 5:52 am

Michael Bisping reacts to Dana White saying GSP fight is canceled

For a time, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping was next expected to defend his title against former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. Given that St-Pierre has not fought in many years, and that he’s never fought in the middleweight division before, this booking was met with widespread criticism. Luckily for those fans and fighters that disapproved of...

Mar 30, 2017 12:04 pm

Jorge Masvidal: GSP’s success will depend on how he’s affected by USADA

Later this year, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will attempt to defend his title against returning welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre – that is, unless Bisping decides to give the title shot back to Yoel Romero, or fight Tyron Woodley instead. Given that St-Pierre has never fought at middleweight before, his being given a title shot over...

Mar 28, 2017 5:52 am

Luke Rockhold: Bisping vs. GSP fight is a joke

At a to-be-determined date later this year, former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will return from a long hiatus to challenge Michael Bisping for the UFC middleweight title. Given that St-Pierre has never fought at middleweight before, his being given this opportunity over deserving middleweight contenders like Yoel Romero and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza has generated ample...

Mar 15, 2017 6:55 am

Yoel Romero now plans to wait for shot at Bisping-GSP winner

Yoel Romero has earned a shot at Michael Bisping’s UFC middleweight title – that’s pretty much undeniable at this point. Unfortunately, Romero’s title shot was put on the back-burner by the UFC, as the organization instead opted to give the next middleweight shot to returning welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre. On Monday’s edition of The MMA...

Mar 12, 2017 10:06 am

Robert Whittaker not bothered by GSP-Bisping booking, offers prediction for the fight

When the UFC brass ironed out their differences with former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, and pencilled him in for an immediate middleweight title shot against divisional king Michael Bisping, their hope was clearly for a positive reception. Unfortunately for them, this booking has been met with plenty in the way of backlash, as its been criticized...

Mar 8, 2017 6:40 am

VIDEO | Coach says Michael Bisping’s last 3 opponents would “kick the sh*t out of GSP”

We now know that former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon at middleweight, where he will take on reigning divisional champion Michael Bisping. While the announcement of this fight, which still doesn’t have a concrete date or location, generated some excitement among fans, the dominant reaction to it...

Mar 7, 2017 10:06 am

GSP on long-discussed Anderson Silva super fight: “It is possible”

For many years, Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva stood out as the two best fighters in MMA. Given that they were separated by just 15 pounds, there was always a widespread desire to see them fight. Unfortunately, this super fight never materialized. On a recent episode of the UFC Unfiltered Podcast, St-Pierre recounted the UFC’s previous attempts...

Feb 28, 2017 7:49 am

VIDEO | GSP: Stephen Thompson is the “best striker I’ve seen in my life”

GSP speaks on @WonderboyMMA and this weekend's #UFC209! pic.twitter.com/0kGQHJ5Vn7 — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) February 28, 2017 Back in November, dangerous karate specialist Stephen Thompson challenged Tyron Woodley for the UFC welterweight title. Though “Wonderboy” put forth a valiant effort, he ultimately failed to claim the divisional crown, instead battling Woodley to a competitive majority draw....

Feb 26, 2017 5:24 am

Jorge Masvidal: UFC will keep GSP “as far away as they can from me”

Last month, a widely unheralded Jorge Masvidal shocked the world by ending the welterweight win-streak of Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone with a blistering, second-round knockout. With this win, Masvidal rocketed up the welterweight rankings, where battles with the division’s top fighters now await him. Unfortunately, Masvidal has had a very difficult time getting another fight booked....