Archive: george st pierre

Oct 23, 2012 8:11 pm

Matt Hughes wishes Georges St. Pierre would finish more fights | UFC News

UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes knows current UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre all too well, having faced him three times inside the octagon. The rivalry between the two began at UFC 50 in New Jersey, Hughes being the current welterweight champion at the time went on to win their first encounter, forcing GSP...

Oct 21, 2012 2:08 pm

UFC targeting 5 events in Canada for 2013 | UFC News

UFC president Dana White once stated that Canada was the new mecca of MMA, due to the sports popularity north of the border. In fact, most of the North American records for an event were set at UFC 129: “St. Pierre vs. Shields”, when the UFC invaded the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. So...

Sep 27, 2012 11:28 am

UFC 154 main card finalized with 5 PPV bouts | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor The UFC 154 event in Montreal is headlined by a title-unification bout between welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (22-2 MMA, 16-2 UFC) and interim titleholder Carlos Condit (28-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC). The fight will be St-Pierre’s first octagon appearance in 19 months, as he was sidelined due to a knee injury. The long time welterweight champion has...

Sep 19, 2012 6:30 am

Chad Griggs vs. Cyrille Diabate added to UFC 154 in Montreal | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor A light-heavyweight match-up between Chad Griggs (11-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Cyrille Diabate (18-8-1 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has been added to the UFC 154 fight card. Diabate was initially slated to face off against Fabio Maldonado in a UFC on FUEL TV 5 bout. However, Maldonado was pulled from the card in order...

Sep 17, 2012 8:34 am

GSP Signs Deal with Coca-Cola Family – NOS | UFC News

  NOS Energy Drinks, a subsidiary of Coca-Cola is entering mixed martial arts for the first time as the major sponsor of this season’s of the Ultimate Fighter on FX along with a multi-year agreement with George St. Pierre as their 1st MMA athlete sponsored.   Arjun Chowdri, the director of sports and entertainment marketing...

Sep 13, 2012 8:03 am

George St. Pierre "It’s hard to finish a guy who doesn’t fight to win." | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Since 2007, every time George St. Pierre (22-2 MMA, 16-2 UFC) has stepped inside the octagon, it has been to face the second best welterweight fighter in the world. The UFC welterweight champion, St. Pierre, has gone to the judges’ scorecards in five of his past six outings, including his latest victory over Jake Shields at...

Sep 8, 2012 9:58 am

Sam Stout vs. John Makdessi set for UFC 154 in Montreal | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor It was announced by the Canadian Press yesterday that Canadian lightweights Sam Stout (19-7-1 MMA, 7-6 UFC) and John Makdessi (9-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) will be facing off at UFC 154 in Montreal. Stout returns to the octagon after winning his trilogy bout with Spencer Fisher at UFC on FX 4. Sam...

Sep 5, 2012 6:08 am

St. Pierre vs. Silva super fight expected to be at 180lbs and in Cowboys Stadium | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (22-2 MMA, 16-2 UFC) returns to the octagon at UFC 154, this following a 19-month layoff due to a knee injury. If George is victorious against interim titleholder Carlos Condit (28-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC) this November, one of the biggest fights in UFC history could follow. That proposed fight would...

Aug 29, 2012 6:13 am

Stephen Thompson vs. Besam Yousef set for UFC 154 in Montreal | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor A welterweight bout between Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson (6-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Besam Yousef (6-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC 154 card in Montreal. Thompson made an immediate impact in his UFC debut in February at UFC 143, when he knocked out Dan Stittgen in the opening bout of the...

Aug 21, 2012 9:40 am

Mark Bocek vs. Rafael dos Anjos set for UFC 154 in Montreal | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor A lightweight matchup between Mark Bocek (11-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC) and Rafael dos Anjos (17-6 MMA, 6-4 UFC) has been booked for UFC 154 in Montreal. The Canadian submission specialist, Bocek, is currently riding a two fight win streak that includes decision victories over John Alessio and Nik Lentz. Mark has won...

Aug 3, 2012 3:37 am

UFC 'Very Open' To Bout Between Silva And St Pierre 'If GSP beats Condit' | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Dana White comments in an interview with MMAFighting. Recently there has been talk of a potential super-fight between UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St Pierre and Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva. Anderson’s manager Jorge Guimaraes recently went on record dismissing a bout with Middleweight contender Chris Weidman in the hope of a more lucrative bout with...

Jun 5, 2012 5:59 pm

Video | GSP Road To Recovery | UFC News

UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St Pierre in his road back to the octagon. St Pierre has told fans he is currently “ahead of schedule,” but is still concentrating solely on his rehab and not a title unification bout opposite Interim titleholder Carlos Condit.

Jun 1, 2012 6:48 am

Editorial Spotlight: Injuries in UFC A Plague? | UFC NEWS

Injuries are a part of every professional sport: football, baseball, soccer, hockey, heck even bowling. Most of the time athletes suck it up, throw some ice on it, take some meds, and train through injuries in order to perform and cash their pay check. Injuries are just simply second nature. Lately, MMA has been plagued...