Georges St. Pierre News

Nov 19, 2017 1:35 pm

UFC officials hope to have middleweight champ Georges St-Pierre return at UFC 221

UFC officials hope to have middleweight champ Georges St-Pierre return to action at UFC 221 this February in Perth, Australia. “Listen, bottom line is that we want to have Robbie (Whittaker) fight in Perth,” David Shaw, UFC Vice President of international content said at the UFC Fight Night 121 post-fight press conference via Forbes. “The...

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 11, 2017 11:54 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley Tries to Talk Georges St-Pierre into a Superfight

There’s no secret that Tyron Woodley wanted the winner between Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre’s fight at UFC 217. Now that St-Pierre made his successful return and captured the UFC middleweight title, Woodley has stepped into overdrive to try and make this superfight happen. On his new show with TMZ Executive Producer Evan Roseblum, Woodley...

Nov 10, 2017 1:18 pm

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre answers if he foresees a fight against Conor McGregor

There has been a lot of talk with the return of Georges St-Pierre. With his historic win over Michael Bisping at UFC 217, GSP became the fourth fighter in history to become a two-weight UFC world champion. St-Pierre says that he is contractually obligated to fight interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker next, if he decides...

Nov 10, 2017 9:57 am

Early estimates for UFC 217 PPV buys are high, but not ‘Notoriously’ high

UFC 217 was a stacked pay-per-view card with three UFC title fights. For those that didn’t tune in to the action, it was a thrilling card where new champions were crowned in each title fight. The main event of the evening saw the return of former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. With previously last competing...

Nov 10, 2017 6:53 am

John Danaher Reveals Georges St-Pierre’s Private Struggle Up to Middleweight

After four long years, Georges St-Pierre decided to come back to the UFC and challenge himself once again. He didn’t step back into the security blanket of his old division, now overrun with a new breed of challengers, instead he decided to move up to middleweight. It was a shift that was talked about his...

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 9, 2017 11:03 am

Georges St-Pierre says he got injured during UFC 217 title fight against Michael Bisping

There have been some debates on how Georges St-Pierre performed in his return to the Octagon after being away from competition for nearly four years. Nonetheless, the former UFC welterweight kingpin secured a dramatic finish, choking Michael Bisping unconscious to become the new UFC middleweight champion and fourth fighter in history to become a two-division...

Nov 9, 2017 9:55 am

UFC rankings updated – Georges St-Pierre near the top of the pound-for-pound mix

After nearly four years out of competition, Georges St-Pierre is back and once again a UFC champion. At UFC 217, St-Pierre beat Michael Bisping to become the new UFC middleweight champion. In doing so, GSP became just the fourth fighter in UFC history to win two UFC titles in two different weight classes following Randy...

Nov 8, 2017 6:02 am

PHOTO | Georges St-Pierre gives new UFC belt away

Last weekend, in the main event of the absolutely stacked UFC 217 card, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returned to the Octagon after a four year hiatus. Though St-Pierre’s glory days occurred at welterweight, this return to action occurred at middleweight, where he battled reigning middleweight champion Michael Bisping for the divisional crown. St...

Nov 7, 2017 5:28 pm

VIDEO | Freddie Roach Wants Georges St-Pierre to Go Back Down to Welterweight

There’s no rest when it comes to being a champion, especially one who comes back after four years and puts on a performance like Georges St-Pierre did at UFC 217. Everyone wants to know what is next, especially fighters like Robert Whittaker and Tyron Woodley. Even though the Powers That Be have said a defense...

Nov 7, 2017 2:43 pm

Georges St-Pierre Only a Slight Favorite in Early Conor McGregor Fight Odds

Georges St-Pierre just came back and proved he’s still one of the greatest of all time by capturing the UFC middleweight title. He enters into a special category of warriors who have held two UFC titles: Randy Couture, our own BJ Penn, and Conor McGregor. Now that he and McGregor are back in the UFC...

Nov 7, 2017 12:29 pm

Robert Whittaker Politely Calls Out Georges St-Pierre

Well, he did it. Georges St-Pierre came back to the UFC after being out four years and proved he still is one of the greatest fighters of all time. A career welterweight who reigned supreme before stepping away, St-Pierre jumped up to middleweight and took the title away from Michael Bisping by literally choking him...

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 6, 2017 12:31 pm

Coach Freddie Roach shares his hopes for Georges St-Pierre’s next fight

Last weekend, in the main event of the absolutely stacked UFC 217, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre made a return to the Octagon after some four years away. While his heyday occurred at welterweight, however, this comeback fight occurred at middleweight, where he battled divisional kingpin Michael Bisping for gold. St-Pierre was in vintage...

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:...

Nov 5, 2017 10:44 am

UFC President Dana White confirms Georges St-Pierre’s next opponent

Though UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley is keen on a move to middleweight to battle new middleweight king Georges St-Pierre, UFC President Dana White assures St-Pierre’s next fight will be against interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. “It’s going to be Whittaker,” White told the media in attendance at the UFC 217 post-fight conference(via MMAFighting) ....

Nov 5, 2017 9:16 am

Georges St-Pierre receives warm message from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Last night, in the main event of the stacked UFC 217, Canada’s Georges St-Pierre returned from a hiatus of four years to battle UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Despite the length of his layoff, St-Pierre looked every bit an MMA great in his comeback fight, submitting Bisping with a third-round rear-naked choke to capture the...

Nov 4, 2017 10:19 pm

Pros react to Georges St-Pierre finishing Michael Bisping at UFC 217

Georges St-Pierre made history at tonight’s UFC 217 event in New York becoming only the fourth fighter in UFC history to earn titles in multiple weight classes. “GSP” defeated Michael Bisping via third-round submission (rear-naked choke) to becoming the UFC’s new middleweight champion of the world. (Watch the finish here). Here is how the pros...

Nov 4, 2017 9:58 pm

VIDEO | Watch Georges St-Pierre put Michael Bisping to sleep at UFC 217

Georges St-Pierre became only the fourth fighter in UFC history to earn titles in two different weight classes at tonight’s UFC 217 event in New York. The Canadian superstar, “GSP”, submitted Michael Bisping in the main event via rear-naked choke thus becoming the UFC’s new middleweight champion of the world. Check out Georges St-Pierre’s amazing...

Nov 4, 2017 9:42 pm

UFC 217 Results: Georges St-Pierre puts Michael Bisping to sleep!

A middleweight title fight between Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre served as the main event of tonight’s UFC 217 pay-per-view event in New York. Round one begins and St-Pierre starts things off with a low kick. He lands another. Bisping circles but Georges catches him with another leg kick. “GSP” with a right hand over...

Nov 4, 2017 10:27 am

Jon Jones Sends Georges St-Pierre a Message Before UFC 217

Georges St-Pierre didn’t owe us or the UFC anything, but that didn’t stop him from coming back. The former welterweight king walks back into the Octagon tonight to keep his legacy in contention and to attempt to capture a belt in a higher division he spent years on top of. No doubt it’s a huge...

Nov 4, 2017 8:43 am

Michael Bisping is Open to a Superfight with Daniel Cormier

Michael Bisping is mere hours away now from arguably the biggest fight of his career against Georges St-Pierre. The former welterweight king will challenge for the UFC middleweight title, while Bisping is fighting to retain and cement his legacy as one of the greats. If he manages to take out St-Pierre, will he defend his...