414 Search Results for georges st. pierre

Jul 29, 2016 1:16 pm

Robbie Lawler throws shade at Georges St-Pierre: Fight wouldn’t be smart for him

After Georges St-Pierre defeated Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 in 2013, the welterweight kingpin went on an indefinite hiatus from the Octagon. Despite that, rumors of a potential GSP return have continued to surface as time passes. With just one day to go until Robbie Lawler returns to the Octagon Saturday evening at UFC 201...

Jul 14, 2016 10:25 pm

Freddie Roach: Michael Bisping declined fight with Georges St-Pierre

After Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 to claim the UFC middleweight championship, it was revealed that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre had reached out to Bisping’s camp for a fight. Bisping stated that if St-Pierre, who hasn’t fought since 2014, wanted a title shot, all he...

Jun 20, 2016 3:21 pm

Georges St-Pierre explains why he wants to fight again after three-year hiatus

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre made it clear on Monday’s episode of “The MMA Hour” that he is ready to get back in the Octagon. “Rush” last fought in November 2013 where he took a controversial split-decision win over Johny Hendricks. However, after a recent successful test camp to ensure his skills were still...

May 26, 2016 2:48 am

Robbie Lawler vs. Georges St-Pierre at UFC 205 in New York?

Robbie Lawler has been the most successful UFC welterweight champion since Georges St-Pierre stepped away from the sport back in 2013. While the reports and rumors of “Rush” making his way back to fight in the Octagon keep popping up, another source very close to Georges has revealed some information regarding the former champion’s future....

May 24, 2016 9:49 am

Chael Sonnen would “love to kick Georges’ a**”

While Chael Sonnen has remained adamant in regards to his retirement from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, many believe that Sonnen will return to the Octagon once his suspension is up in July of 2016. Given when his suspension will be up, many believe that Sonnen could be making his return to MMA at...

Apr 20, 2016 10:59 am

Georges St-Pierre interested in superfights, not titles

There has been much speculation as to whether or not Georges St-Perre will be returning to the Octagon. The former welterweight kingpin has been training, however there’s been no word yet on whether or not he will be returning to the Octagon. With Conor McGregor retiring yesterday, and subsequently being pulled from his UFC 200...

Apr 4, 2016 2:21 pm

PHOTO | Sage Northcutt learns from Georges St-Pierre

Sage Northcutt is looking to bounce back from his first loss in the UFC as he is scheduled to fight at UFC 200 against Enrique Marin. Northcutt recently posted a video showing off his stregth in the weightroom at the Tristar Gym. Northcutt isn’t only working on his strength and conditioning, but technique as well....

Mar 29, 2016 12:01 pm

Kenny Florian announces very exciting news for Georges St-Pierre fans

The talks of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returning to fight in the UFC have been buzzing ever since he stepped away from the sport in 2013. Recently, the rumors might seem to be holding a bit more weight with “Rush” being present and televised in the crowd at UFC 196. UFC analyst and...

Mar 15, 2016 12:26 pm

Firas Zahabi confirms this admirable story about Georges St-Pierre

Georges St-Pierre is arguably one of the greatest champions the UFC has ever had. His dominance in the welterweight division went hand in hand with his championship character of a disciplined martial artist. His longtime trainer and coach Firas Zahabi confirmed to a fan on twitter about a story written in St-Pierre’s book, The Way...

Jan 1, 2016 12:39 pm

Firas Zahabi on Georges St-Pierre: ‘He gets excited about the idea of fighting again’

The talk of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre getting back to fighting in the UFC has been very polarized. From St-Pierre himself saying he was “starting to get the feeling” of getting back to fighting, to UFC President Dana White saying St-Pierre was absolutely done, speculation continues on whether or not “Rush” will ever...

Dec 1, 2015 1:11 pm

Tough Guy Tuesday: Georges Laraque

In today’s segment of “Tough Guy Tuesday” we feature former National Hockey League enforcer Georges Laraque. Georges Laraque began his NHL career with the Edmonton Oilers during the 1997-1998 season. The 245-pound product of Montreal, Quebec, Canada would quickly become one of the NHL’s best and most feared enforcers. Laraque would play eight seasons with...

Apr 24, 2015 1:50 pm

St-Pierre: The UFC’s Anti-Doping Program Looks Promising

“We had a meeting with the UFC yesterday,” he said. “They hired someone for anti-doping testing, so it looked pretty good. I don’t have much to tell about it, they didn’t tell enough about the program about what they want to do, but [Novitzky] is a very reliable man in the business. He’s the one...

Dec 17, 2013 2:31 pm

George St. Pierre removed from BJPENN.com official rankings

By Evan Stoumbelis Less than a week ago the MMA community tuned in as Georges St. Pierre made his official announcement regarding his future in MMA. Georges announced via a UFC conference call with media that he would be taking an indefinite leave of absence from MMA, but may one day return. The 6 year...

Mar 21, 2013 10:50 am

St. Pierre opens up as -225 favorite over Johny Hendricks (+175)

Quickly after Georges St. Pierre’s (24-2, 18-2 in UFC) recent win in Montreal, his next fight has already opened up to the odds books. Johny Hendricks (15-1, 10-1 in UFC) who recently defeated Carlos Condit (28-7, 5-3 in UFC) by decision at UFC 158, was labeled the number one contender by UFC president Dana White....

Mar 21, 2013 10:03 am

Report: St. Pierre Injured Before UFC 158, Set for Six Month Layoff | UFC NEWS

With another Georges St. Pierre near perfection win in the books at UFC 158, the Canadian champion has released information of an achilles tendon injury. He said the injury struck prior to his recent bout with Nick Diaz, when he tweaked his achilles in training. In addition to this now reported injury, GSP also had...

Jun 5, 2012 5:03 pm

Greg Jackson Will Not Corner St. Pierre or Condit If They Fight | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Greg Jackson has been in the corner of a number of fighters the past few years leading them to championship wins inside the octagon. However, if all the stars align and the UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre and UFC Interim Welterweight Champion Carlos Condit do end up facing each other, Greg...

May 8, 2017 10:39 am

American Animals Episode 40 – Ryan “Darth” Bader

Bader will make his Bellator debut versus Light Heavyweight Champion Phil Davis at Bellator 180. On this episode of American Animals, the Animals are back in the studio, and here to rock your week! Erik Apple and TJ De Santis are here to discuss the biggest and best news in all of MMA. The guys tell us about some of the biggest upcoming matches this summer,...

Mar 25, 2017 1:45 pm

Joe Lauzon makes case for BJ Penn being the ‘GOAT’

UFC veteran Joe Lauzon is currently gearing up for his upcoming ‘UFC Fight Night: Nashville’ scrap on April 22nd against Stevie Ray. For Lauzon, one of fight fan’s favorite fighters to watch, he will be looking to build on his controversial split decision win over Marcin Held earlier this year, which saw him rebound from...

Oct 5, 2016 2:45 pm

Stephen Thompson Says Fans Booing Got in Tyron Woodley’s Head

In June of this year, Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson extended his win-streak to seven with a decision win over recent Bellator signee Rory MacDonald. With the win, he established himself as the obvious opponent for Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley’s July welterweight title fight. When Woodley won the title with a first-round KO of Lawler, however,...

Jul 3, 2016 10:29 am

Stephen Thompson: “What else do I have to do for a title shot?”

Following his recent victory over former title challenger Rory MacDonald, top welterweight contender Stephen Thompson is still awaiting word on what his next from the UFC. “Wonderboy” has reeled off seven straight victories, including a first-round knockout of former champion Johny Hendricks this past February. Thompson spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour where...

Jun 26, 2016 2:58 pm

Bisping taunts Weidman, suggests prior steroid use

Current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has been doing some verbal sparring with former division title holder Chris Weidman in recent weeks. The pair have been firing off insults at each other on Twitter and “The Count” recently took things to another level with this tweet insinuating that Weidman may have been taking steroids in...

Jun 26, 2016 2:27 pm

GSP could ‘easily’ fight at lightweight in his octagon return

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre recently announced that he would be making a return to the octagon later this year. “GSP” discussed a possible move up to middleweight in order to challenge newly crowned champion Michael Bisping in his return. However, that is not the only weight class that “Rush” has his eyes...

May 1, 2016 12:42 pm

Exclusive | Patrick Cote on GSP comeback: “I’ll believe it when I see it”

Surging UFC welterweight contender Patrick Cote (23-9 MMA) is a good friend and training partner of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre. “The Predator” was recently on a French Canadian Radio Show where he stated that after talking with “GSP”, he did not believe there was any chance the former champ would be fighting at UFC 200...

Apr 29, 2016 11:42 pm

PHOTO | UFC title holders 5 years ago today compared to now

It’s undeniable that the landscape of the UFC has changed drastically. While fighters such as Jon Jones have remained dominant, fighters such as Georges St. Pierre and Anderson Silva no longer hold UFC titles. In addition, a new era of dominant fighters have emerged, such as UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson. In addition, the UFC...

Apr 23, 2016 3:26 pm

Dana White addresses the Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. GSP rumor

During Friday’s UFC 200 press conference, UFC president Dana White was asked to comment on top lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov’s recent statement that he was offered a fight with Georges St. Pierre for July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The UFC president seemed rather shocked by the question, which prompted him to respond with...