1786 Search Results for GSP

Oct 25, 2016 6:23 pm

Michael Bisping says he has verbally agreed to fight at UFC 206

Earlier this week Chris Taylor of BJPENN.com reported that current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping was being targeted to fight at December’s UFC 206 pay-per-view event in Toronto. I spoke to one of Michael Bisping's coaches who told me thatthe UFC is targeting the champ to return at #UFC206 in Toronto, Canada. — Chris Taylor...

Oct 25, 2016 10:43 am

Randy Couture weighs in on Georges St-Pierre’s “uphill battle” with UFC

Recently, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre left MMA fans stunned as he revealed that he was officially a free agent in the MMA world. The news came just over a week after St-Pierre informed MMA fans that news regarding his potential return to the Octagon would be coming in ‘just a few weeks’. Following...

Oct 23, 2016 9:42 am

Canadian fans rallying to boycott UFC 206 in Toronto

No Georges St-Pierre… Big Problem! UFC fans north of the border are not at all pleased with how December’s UFC 206 pay-per-view event in Toronto is shaping up. The card is currently headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch featuring current champion Daniel Cormier taking on feared knockout artist Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. The next...

Oct 21, 2016 3:35 pm

Ben Askren wants Georges St-Pierre: You can’t say I’m not the best

ONE FC champion Ben Askren is widely believed to be one of the best fighters not currently signed to the UFC. With a 15-0 professional record that has seen Askren not only claim the ONE championship, but also win the Bellator welterweight championship. As if that weren’t enough, Askren defended his ONE FC championship once,...

Oct 21, 2016 1:55 pm

Randy Couture comments on Georges St-Pierre’s contract issues with the UFC

Georges St-Pierre may be in for the biggest fight of his life and it won’t even be close to taking place in the Octagon. On Monday, the former UFC welterweight kingpin announced on The MMA Hour that he was a free agent after his legal team terminated his contract with the UFC. Later that day,...

Oct 21, 2016 12:34 pm

Luke Rockhold: Michael Bisping “b**ching out” from fighting top middleweights

Earlier this month at UFC 204, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping made his first successful title defense as he went to war with MMA legend Dan Henderson in a main event scrap in Manchester, England. Bisping was dropped early in the fight, but weathered an early storm from Henderson that saw the champ dropped in...

Oct 20, 2016 4:48 pm

Conor McGregor sends his advice to fighters perturbed by UFC title shot woes and contracts

We have seen a recent influx in fighters publically addressing their displeasure with the UFC’s matchmaking, especially in some recent title fight in addition to issues regarding contracts. Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo recently expressed his request to be released from his contract with the UFC after it was announced that featherweight champion...

Oct 20, 2016 2:31 pm

Report | Michael Bisping being targeted to return at UFC 206 in Toronto

It sounds like UFC middleweight champion Michael “The Count” Bisping may be getting back into the Octagon for another fight very soon. Bisping just defended his title for the first time against Dan Henderson earlier this month at UFC 204 and apparently has been called by the UFC to get prepared for another big fight....

Oct 20, 2016 12:45 pm

Ariel Helwani questions the beef between Dana White and Georges St-Pierre

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre may be in the toughest fight of his career and it isn’t even taking place in the Octagon. A battle is currently taking place between St-Pierre and the UFC over contract disputes with St-Pierre and his legal team claiming that they are no longer under contract with the UFC...

Oct 20, 2016 9:24 am

Georges St-Pierre in Las Vegas “just hanging out”

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre’s ongoing saga with the UFC brass has been an interesting one. While St-Pierre hasn’t fought since his controversial 2013 split decision win over Johny Hendricks, reports of St-Pierre returning to the Octagon have continued to surface over the years. Recently, it appeared as though St-Pierre was closer than ever...

Oct 19, 2016 10:14 am

PHOTO | Daniel Cormier & Anthony Johnson have first UFC 206 staredown

On December 10th, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, and light heavyweight #1 contender Anthony Johnson will step into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 206 in Canada in a highly anticipated light heavyweight rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship. The fight, which was announced earlier this month as the co-main event...

Oct 18, 2016 12:53 pm

Chris Weidman to Appear Alongside Kevin James in CBS Sitcom

On November 12, on the main card of UFC 205, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will look to get back on track after losing his title to Luke Rockhold almost a year ago. His opportunity to do so will come against Cuba’s Yoel Romero, a former Olympian who has not lost a fight since...

Oct 18, 2016 12:24 pm

Daniel Cormier wishing for a big payday from Georges St-Pierre

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is set to defend his title against Anthony Johnson at UFC 206 on December 10. The pay-per-view card is taking place in Toronto, Canada and many were expecting the return of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre to be announced for the card. However, on Monday, St-Pierre announced on...

Oct 18, 2016 11:52 am

Georges St-Pierre’s attorney opens up on contract dispute with UFC

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre may have been close to finalizing a deal with the UFC that would have seen him return to the Octagon , however this week it was revealed by St-Pierre that he was officially a free agent after negotiations with the UFC failed. With that being said, earlier this month,...

Oct 18, 2016 9:12 am

Brendan Schaub: Georges St-Pierre should go to Bellator

Although former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre stated earlier this month that he would have news regarding his return fight with the UFC in the coming weeks, ‘Rush’ revealed earlier this week that he has gotten out of his contract with the UFC, and is officially a free agent in the MMA world. That was...

Oct 18, 2016 8:31 am

Report: Morale is Suffering at UFC HQ, Atmosphere Compared to “A Morgue”

Earlier this year, the UFC was sold for a whopping $4 billion – quite a jump from the $2 million Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta purchased it for back in the year 2000. With this groundbreaking sale, which saw the company’s reigns handed to talent agency WME-IMG, the UFC seemed poised to reach new and exciting...

Oct 18, 2016 8:09 am

Georges St-Pierre responds to Dana White’s claims that he doesn’t want to fight

Although the UFC and former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre were reportedly close to finalizing a deal that would see St-Pierre make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon in the near-future, St-Pierre and the UFC are now at odds after St-Pierre announced that he was a free agent, and the UFC refuted the claims. St-Pierre,...

Oct 18, 2016 6:11 am

Jordan Mein to Make Octagon Return Against Debuting Emil Meek

Back in September, it was announced that Canadian MMA veteran Jordan Mein (29-10) would be emerging from a short-lived retirement to make a UFC return. Today, the opponent for that return came to light. The returning veteran will take on Norway’s Emil Meek (8-2-1) at UFC 206. The card will emanate from the Air Canada...

Oct 17, 2016 7:47 pm

UFC releases a statement and claims Georges St-Pierre is still under contract

Big news hit the MMA community on Monday. During Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre made a shocking announcement. The former king of the UFC welterweight division announced that with the help of his legal team, he was now a free agent and no longer under a contract with...

Oct 17, 2016 5:42 pm

Gegard Mousasi: Anderson Silva Won’t Risk Fighting Me

Earlier this month, in the co-main event of UFC 204, Gegard Mousasi got a fight with an opponent he’d been calling out for years: Vitor Belfort. He did not let this long-awaited opportunity to fight Belfort go to waste. After a strong first round, the Dutchman finished things off in the second, grounding the fight,...

Oct 17, 2016 3:43 pm

Ben Askren calls out Georges St-Pierre following news of free agency

Following news of former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges Saint Pierre becoming a free agent, ONE FC champion Ben Askren has officially called out GSP. The longtime UFC champ broke the news of his free agency on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, and Askren must have been listening, as he tweeted this just minutes after...

Oct 17, 2016 12:21 pm

BREAKING! Georges St-Pierre announces that he is now a free agent

Shocking news broke on today’s edition of The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani. Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre announced that he has terminated his contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship and is now a free agent. Huge news! Georges St. Pierre tells @arielhelwani on #TheMMAHour he has terminated his contract with the UFC. —...

Oct 13, 2016 2:00 pm

Dana White comments on Georges St-Pierre return rumors

While it’s been three years since former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre was in the Octagon, ‘Rush’ is reportedly closer than ever to returning to the UFC after his lengthy hiatus. Despite that, there has been a bit of a hiccup in St-Pierre’s return plans. New UFC owner Ari Emmanuel reportedly recently traveled to the...

Oct 13, 2016 8:06 am

Details emerge on delay in Georges St-Pierre’s return

While reports have continued to emerge that Georges St-Pierre will be returning to the Octagon at UFC 206, there is reportedly one major hang-up that is keeping the former welterweight kingpin out of the Octagon. After several reports regarding GSP’s return were released throughout the course of the past few weeks, St-Pierre himself spoke about...

Oct 12, 2016 7:13 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva posts video of him sparring, practicing reverse-elbow

Anderson Silva appears to be training hard, releasing a video of him in a hard sparring session on Tuesday amidst rumors of a potential match-up with Georges Saint Pierre. In the video you can see Silva and his sparring partner throwing some heat! It appears as though The Spider gets tagged early on in the...

Oct 11, 2016 9:23 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre Promises Comeback News in “A Few Weeks Maximum.”

Earlier this year, we learned that Canadian MMA superstar Georges St-Pierre was interested in making a return to the Octagon. This prospective comeback would mark the former welterweight champion’s first steps into the cage since a razor thin title fight with Johny Hendricks back in 2013. Though St-Pierre initially expressed interest in a jump to...

Oct 10, 2016 11:56 am

Daniel Cormier Is Still Optimistic That Georges St-Pierre Could Fight at UFC 206

Earlier this month, it was announced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his title against Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at UFC 206. The card is scheduled for December 10 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Unsurprisingly, this news went over very well with Canadian fight fans. It’s unlikely, however, that fans in The Great White...