1344 Search Results for GSP

Apr 9, 2014 11:28 am

Random Drug Testing In The UFC Is Here – Fertitta Discusses

By Evan Stoumbelis One of the most popular topics among fight fans and fighters alike, random drug testing for fighters. Former welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre has made his viewpoint very clear, he wants random drug testing for fighters. On the heels of Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira’s random drug test, Sports Illustrated writer Jeff...

Apr 7, 2014 9:26 pm

Dana White: ‘Jake Shields Just Another Guy’

“We look at everything. Everything. Money has something to do with it. I’d be lying if I said it didn’t. But that wasn’t the only reason or the main reason. It was a part of the piece of the puzzle as we were doing our evaluation of him.” “Mixed Martial Arts is a young man’s...

Apr 7, 2014 11:53 am

UFC Will Pay for Georges St-Pierre’s ACL surgery

Dana White said on the Monday that the UFC will pay for former welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre’s ACL surgery. According to a MMAJunkie report, the UFC’s fighter health insurance policy has only been in existence since May 2011, but for St-Pierre, there were questions surrounding whether his injury would be covered. GSP took a...

Apr 7, 2014 8:47 am

Breaking News: Jake Shields Released By The UFC

After a three-year run in the UFC, climaxing with a fight against welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, Jake Shields’ time has run out. Shields has been released by the UFC, which was confirmed by his manager Lex McMahon of Alchemist Management via MMAFighting.com, where he released the following statement, Monday morning: “Jake Shields has been released by the UFC....

Apr 6, 2014 7:41 pm

Mike Brown out of UFC on Fox 11, Alex White In Against Payan

On Friday night, UFC officials announced that Estevan Payan had lost yet another opponent for the UFC on Fox 11 card. He was previously matched up against Mike Brown, who is now out due to injury, but is instead facing Alex White in the Octagon. White (9-0) has been very successful while making his rounds...

Apr 4, 2014 8:02 pm

Georges St-Pierre Wants To Help Carlos Condit With Knee Injury

  Will Georges St-Pierre come back, will he not come back? That is the question. The answer, so far, really depends on who you ask. According to GSP’s former trainer, Greg Jackson, he probably will. Jackson touched on that question while speaking with Sportsnet’s UFC Central. Jackson mentioned another interesting bit of information, regarding GSP...

Apr 3, 2014 3:27 pm

PHOTO | EA UFC Reveals Nate Diaz In-Game Character

The people behind the upcoming UFC video game, EA Sports, have just released the latest shot from the UFC video game. In the previous month we have seen the in-game characters of Joe Lauzon, Chuck Liddell, the Korean Zombie, Forrest Griffin, Jon Jones, GSP, Alexander Gustafsson, Rashad Evans, Frank Mir, Scott Jorgensen, Cub Swanson, Ronda Rousey, Robbie Lawler, Miesha Tate and Chael Sonnen....

Apr 2, 2014 11:03 am

Hendricks Urges Welterweight Division To Continue Without Him

With a sidelining injury and a lengthy rehab schedule, newly minted UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks, is urging the other competitors in his division to continue in his absence. The champ told MMAJunkie, “How many people are claiming they deserve a shot at me? I’ll be out for a little bit longer, so I would...

Mar 31, 2014 12:44 pm

Fitch Not Down For July WSOF Title Shot

Rousimar Palhares is coming off of a victory over Steve Carl after landing a heel hook submission last Saturday (March 29, 2014), to claim the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) Welterweight title. Prior to Palhares’s and Carl’s meeting, it was already decided that the winner of the bout would face former No. 1 UFC Welterweight...

Mar 31, 2014 4:44 am

PHOTO | EA UFC Reveals Miesha Tate’s In-Game Characters

The people behind the upcoming UFC video game, EA Sports, have just released the latest shot from the UFC video game. In the previous month we have seen the in-game characters of Joe Lauzon, Chuck Liddell, the Korean Zombie, Forrest Griffin, Jon Jones, GSP, Alexander Gustafsson, Rashad Evans, Frank Mir, Scott Jorgensen, Cub Swanson, Ronda Rousey, Robbie Lawler and Chael Sonnen. Is Miesha’s...

Mar 28, 2014 7:53 pm

VADA Responds To Fertitta’s Comments

By Evan Stoumbelis The Voluntary Anti-Doping Agency (VADA) has responded to UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta’s comments regarding the potential for a third-party, in this case VADA, to test fighters year round. Former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is a very adamant supporter of third party testing. While training for his bout with Johny Hendricks Georges underwent...

Mar 27, 2014 10:28 am

Four Fighters Dropped From UFC’s Roster

“You win some, you lose some.” A statement that has a few different relevant meanings when discussing the UFC and it’s roster. On one-hand, the UFC is always bringing in the world’s top prospects. New Fighter signings are an almost weekly event over at the UFC headquarters. Usually though, whenever one man enters, another roster...

Mar 27, 2014 9:09 am

Bout Between Undefeated Lightweights Ernest Chavez And Elias Silverio Added To Fight Night 42 Card

UFC has added another bout to the Fight Night 42 lineup. Unbeaten lightweight Ernest Chavez will take on Brazilian Elias Silverio (also undefeated… and also a lightweight, obviously) at the event, which takes place at Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in May. The headliner for the card is a highly anticipated one, as we will finally see current “TUF:...

Mar 24, 2014 5:10 pm

Pawlak vs. Sobotta Booked For UFC Fight Night 41 In Berlin

A welterweight bout has been added to the upcoming UFC event set for May in Germany. Pawel Pawlak vs. Peter Sobotta is the latest addition to the card. ‘UFC Fight Night 41: Munoz vs. Mousasi’ is set to go down on May 31 from the O2 World Berlin in Germany. In the main event Mark...

Mar 23, 2014 9:45 am

Silva on Rousey v Cyborg: I Believe This Fight Needs to Happen

A match-up between Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg has been everything lately: rumor, fact, and fiction. It’s been brought up everywhere and shut down almost instantly. Out of all the things that fans have been hearing about this, one word that has yet to be attached to this idea is the word “owed.” Now we...

Mar 21, 2014 9:45 am

Colton Smith set to welcome newcomer Carlos Ferreira in San Antonio

By Evan Stoumbelis Ultimate Fighter season 16 winner and active duty service member Colton Smith will be welcoming Carlos Diego Ferreira to the octagon in San Antonio, Texas on June 28th. Colton Smith has had difficulty finding success after winning the Ultimate Fighter, first dropping a TKO loss to Robbie Whitaker, and then losing via...

Mar 21, 2014 9:02 am

Dober vs. Hein slated for UFC Fight Night 41: Munoz vs. Mousasi

  By Evan Stoumbelis The UFC announced today that Drew Dober would be the man to welcome Nick Hein to the Octagon on May 31st in Berlin Germany on the UFC Fight Night 41 card. The card will be headlined by Mark Munoz and Gegard Mousasi. TUF 15 competitor Drew Dober is 14-5 in his...

Mar 21, 2014 8:41 am

Johny Hendricks Pays Management 50% Of His UFC Earnings

Team Takedown, headed by founder Ted Ehrhardt, his brother Doug Ehrhardt, and business partner and long time friend Tim McBride, finally hit their long awaited payday when Johny Hendricks secured the UFC welterweight title last Saturday. The company originated with a simple, granted, a somewhat long shot type of dream; To back an up-and-coming mixed...

Mar 19, 2014 8:38 pm

Serra Calls For MacDonald vs. Lombard Title Eliminator

The UFC’s welterweight division has never looked so promising. With GSP out of the picture, the list of potential challengers for new champ, Johny Hendricks, has grown substantially. Everyone wants their shot and Matt Serra, who played co-host tonight on ‘UFC Tonight’ this evening, offered up his thoughts. Check it: “This was nuts. Robbie Lawler...

Mar 19, 2014 5:59 am

Daniel Sarafian Moves To Welterweight – Meets Kiichi Kunimoto At UFC 174

Former “Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” finalist Daniel Sarafian is going to try his luck at welterweight. Sarafian will be making the cut from middleweight (185) to welterweight (170) in preparation for a bout with Japanese mainstay Kiichi Kunimoto, at UFC 174 this June. The show will emanate out of Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C. Sarafian looked like a strong...

Mar 18, 2014 11:33 am

POLL | Who Should Hendricks Fight Next?

The Hendricks’ title reign started last weekend when Johny successfully captured UFC gold in the main event of UFC 171. With GSP out of the picture, and a new champion in place, the UFC’s welterweight division is now alive and thriving. There are several eligible fighters chomping at the bit to get the first crack...

Mar 18, 2014 7:22 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Hendricks vs. Lawler Fight Event

UFC 171 was an event packed full of hard-hitting, back and forth, powerful action that wasn’t all limited to the electrifying main event. If you were lucky enough to watch the show from beginning to end, you know exactly how gripping every fight was and how it was a terrific build up to Hendricks vs....

Mar 17, 2014 6:15 am

Johny Hendricks vs Robbie Lawler Break Records In UFC 171 Main Event

If you missed UFC 171 this past Saturday than boy did you miss a good one. Yes, the year so far as been a very decision heavy one for UFC events, but UFC 171 delivered in more ways than one. Most of the fights were extremely entertaining, even the ones that did go the distance...

Mar 17, 2014 4:30 am

Hendricks Knew He Only Had Five-Minutes To Win The Title

“I looked at [my corner] and I said, it’s two to two. I’ve gotta win this round. I’m not dumb. I’m not going to be one of those naïve fighters who goes ‘four to zero’. I’m true to myself. I knew I had to go out there and win that fifth round. My coaches, they...

Mar 15, 2014 11:39 am

UFC 171’s Woodley: ‘Nick Diaz is a Great Fighter But He’s A Moron’

“I thank Nick Diaz for saying no to the Condit fight. I think he’s in La-La Land. You lost your last two fights. You haven’t won since 2011. He’s probably beaten one or two wrestlers in his life. Look at his losses: GSP, Diego Sanchez, Joe Riggs; a lot of guys that could take him...

Mar 14, 2014 2:40 pm

UFC 171 Weigh-In Results: Hendricks Plus Three More Miss Weight

Today’s UFC 171 weigh-in event is over and boy was it full of surprises. A small group of fighters missed the mark in Dallas, including event headliner Johny Hendricks. Hendricks now has one-hour to make the weight limit of 170.00lbs or else the title will not be up for grabs. Here are the results: MAIN...