656 Search Results for georges st. pierre

Dec 28, 2011 12:48 pm

UFC NEWS – Ed Herman Returns Against Clifford Starks At UFC 143

The UFC’s annual Super Bowl weekend card just got a little deeper with the addition of a middleweight contest between Ed Herman and Clifford Starks. UFC officials announced the bout just moments ago. UFC 143 is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Super Bowl weekend. Georges St....

Dec 21, 2011 4:16 am

UFC NEWS – Lamas Steps In For Koch Against Poirier At UFC 143

As we announced yesterday afternoon, Erik Koch was forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 143 bout against Dustin Poirier due to an injury suffered during training. The UFC promised a replacement and UFC president Dana White announced early this morning that one has been booked. Rising 145 pound fighter, Ricardo Lamas has agreed to...


Dec 20, 2011 4:11 pm

UFC NEWS -UFC 143's Erik Koch Forced Out Of Bout With Dustin Poirier With Injury

UFC officials took to twitter this afternoon to announce yet another fighter injury resulting in a change of card. Erik Koch has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout against Dustin Poirier with an undisclosed injury suffered in training. UFC officials stated that they will keep Poirier on the card and a replacement opponent...

Dec 4, 2011 11:40 am

UFC NEWS – Dana White Unsure If He Will Have "Mayhem" Back In The UFC

“It’s one of the most lopsided fights I’ve ever seen. I’m disagreeing with people. I didn’t give ‘Mayhem’ Miller the first round. He had a quarter of a mount and didn’t do a thing and actually, Bisping was landing punches. I think Bisping landed more shots, did more damage. I go for damage and I...

Nov 30, 2011 4:49 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 143 Card Shaping Up With Addition of Sadollah vs. Lopez

The latest addition to the UFC 143 card is a welterweight bout now official between Amir Sadollah and Jorge Lopez. UFC officials took to twitter to announce the bout. UFC 143 is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on February 4th. Georges St. Pierre will be the headliner...

Nov 30, 2011 4:00 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 143: Rafael 'Sapo' Natal vs. Michael Kuiper Added

A middleweight contest has been added to February’s UFC 143 card set for Las Vegas in the form of the Rafael ‘Sapo’ Natal vs. UFC newcomer Michael Kuiper. UFC officials made the bout officials yesterday afternoon. UFC 143 is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on February 4th....

Nov 21, 2011 8:26 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 143: Koscheck vs. Condit Official

We reported exactly two weeks ago that a welterweight matchup between Josh Koscheck and Carlos Condit was in the works for the UFC’s February show and that fight is now official. UFC 143 is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on February 4th. Georges St. Pierre will be...

Nov 18, 2011 6:00 am

UFC NEWS – Caceres vs. Figueroa Set For UFC 143

A bantamweight showdown has just been added to the UFC 143 card. Coming off of his most impressive Octagon performance on the UFC on Fox card, Alex “Bruce Leroy” Caceres will face off with top prospect Edwin Figueroa. UFC 143 is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on...

Nov 18, 2011 3:00 am

UFC NEWS – Shields vs. Akiyama Confirmed For Co-Main Event At UFC 144 In Japan

We reported earlier in the week that Jake Shields would be welcoming Yoshihiro Akiyama to the welterweight division in Japan, however at the time of our initial report, we did not know the bouts placement on the card. Late last night, BJPENN.COM received an email from the Shields camp with confirmation that Shields vs. Akiyama...

Nov 17, 2011 9:49 am

UFC NEWS – Roy Nelson vs. Cheick Kongo In The Works For UFC 143

A heavyweight bout that is sure to deliver fireworks is expected to go down next year at UFC 143. The relentless Roy Nelson and the hard hitting Cheick Kongo have reportedly accepted offers to face one another in February of 2012 in a bout that will get the winner one step closer to an eventual...

Nov 14, 2011 10:46 am

UFC NEWS – Shields Set To Face Welterweight Newcomer Akiyama In Japan

A welterweight clash of epic proportions has just been confirmed by UFC officials to be going down in Japan in 2012 when Jake Shields returns to action to welcome Yoshihiro Akiyama to the UFC’s welterweight division. “UFC Japan”, while not yet made official by the promotion, is expected to go down on February 26 live...

Nov 7, 2011 6:50 am

No One Wants To Finish Fights More Than Me, Says GSP

“Everyone has a violent side. My job is to win, and in order to win most of the time I need to injure my opponent. It’s a violent sport but in real life I’m not a violent guy. I’m an athlete in a full contact sport so it requires violence to win. I’ve had a...

Nov 7, 2011 6:30 am

Condit vs. Koscheck In The Works For UFC 143

During last Saturday’s UFC 138 post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White started off hinting at a new welterweight matchup on the horizon. You could tell by his demeanor that he wasn’t 100% confident with the announcement but the media in attendance got him to confirm that they are working on scheduling a welterweight clash...

Oct 27, 2011 4:33 pm

White Says “Condit’s In,” Regardless of UFC 137 Results

Many fans and experts have predicted that Saturday night’s main event winner, whether it be BJ Penn or Nick Diaz, would get the next shot at the welterweight strap that is currently held by the injured Georges St. Pierre. However, today UFC president Dana White made it clear that Carlos Condit will remain the number...

Oct 20, 2011 11:30 am

BJ Penn In-Depth Interview

Former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion BJ Penn recently took time out of his training schedule to talk with USA Today’s Sergio Non about everything from his past, present and future, including next weekend’s main event bout against Nick Diaz. Below are some excerpts from that interview: (Full Write Up) Q: You had to deal...

Sep 9, 2011 3:46 pm

Carlos Condit Still Wants To Fight BJ Penn

“Nah, this title shot has been what I’ve wanted since I started fighting and I would still like to fight BJ. He’s a legend in the sport. I’ve looked up to him for a very long time and that would be a win that I would want on my record. For now, I’ve got to...

Sep 9, 2011 9:20 am

Cesar Gracie: Nick's Respect For Penn, Makes This Fight Harder

“[BJ Penn] is the better fighter of the two. Georges St. Pierre is the bigger fighter of the two. He can beat people by being bigger or whatever. But this is the better fighter of the two. He’s more technical. He’s got a better ground game. He’s got a better stand up game.” “He wants...

Sep 8, 2011 6:43 pm

BJ Penn Meets Nick Diaz At UFC 137

“This is crazy but here we go again! You wanted it. You got it so you got it. Penn vs. Diaz Oct 29th in Vegas”. Dana White just announced via his Twitter account that BJ Penn will now face Nick Diaz at UFC 137. The announcement comes only the day after Diaz was pulled from...