Archive: gsp

Apr 18, 2014 6:36 am

Joe Rogan: ‘GSP Made $5 Million Per Fight’

Is GSP the UFC’s mysterious $5 million man? Joe Rogan says, Yes! “When you look at pay, there’s a pay that’s listed as far as the purse you get after the fight. That doesn’t take into account a lot of factors. There’s a lot of things they want to remain private. You’re not just getting...

Apr 15, 2014 9:54 am

PHOTO | Bandages Off! GSP’s Road To Recovery

Former UFC welterweight champion, Georges ‘Rush’ St-Pierre, was put under the knife once again for his second ACL surgery in California. The former champ, has plenty of time to recover from the surgery following his self-imposed exodus from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Yesterday, GSP tweeted out a pic of his bandages coming off....

Apr 14, 2014 6:10 pm

Zahabi: Surgery Could Motivate Return For GSP

Firas Zahabi has been in Georges St. Pierre’s corner, literally and figuratively, for a long time. Zahabi, the head trainer at Montreal’s Tristar Gym, has been tight with GSP for many, many years and he gave MMAJunkie the inside skinny on the latest in the world of GSP. Zahabi said he has been in contact...


Apr 14, 2014 10:51 am

Ellenberger: ‘Hendricks Not The Champ GSP Was, He’ll Be Out By Next Year’

Newly minted UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks doesn’t even have his first title defense booked, and already, the potential challengers to his throne are questioning his reign. In a recent interview with ESPN, Jake Ellenberger, a top 10 welterweight, explained why Hendricks just doesn’t match up with the caliber champion GSP was. “To beat GSP,...

Apr 10, 2014 6:14 pm

Three Reasons Nick Diaz Deserves To Get Paid

UFC president Dana White recently talked about a failed attempt at getting welterweight, Nick Diaz, back into the cage. White said that he contacted Diaz and offered him a fight with Hector Lombard, but Diaz did not respond saying if he accepted it or not. The elder Diaz brother then gave his side of the...

Apr 9, 2014 9:18 pm

PHOTO | GSP Post-Surgery, Says Operation A Success

Georges St-Pierre, the UFC’s former welterweight champion, underwent successful surgery this week to repair his second torn ACL. The Canadian took to twitter with the following: Just got out of the hospital- surgery was a success. Road to Recovery has started again. pic.twitter.com/QTAqF2ityx — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) April 9, 2014

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 7:14 pm

Shields Manager: ‘Jake Surprised, But Ready To Move Forward’

“I think, obviously, Jake was disappointed. He is a guy who for many years has been a champion, fought on a championship level, been top ranked. He was on a four-fight win streak prior to the Lombard loss, so I think it was something that took him by surprise, but he’s prepared to move forward…...

Apr 7, 2014 3:24 pm

What Happens To Jake Shields Now?

Former title-contender Jake Shields was released by the UFC on Monday, putting an end to a four-year stint with the promotion that spanned eight fights. Shields, an ex-Strikeforce and EliteXC champion, shouldn’t have much trouble landing work with another MMA promotion, and maybe it’s for the better. Sure, competing in the UFC – at least...

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 3, 2014 4:26 pm

GSP on Nick Diaz: ‘He’s A Motherf***er Man… I’ll F*** Him Up’

I think it’s safe to say, that we’re just starting to uncover who GSP really is, as a man and person. As a UFC champion, he was always the politician, lately though, he’s been very outspoken and unafraid to speak his mind. It’s actually a nice change. In his new documentary, ‘The DNA of GSP’,...

Mar 28, 2014 7:42 am

UFC President Dana White on GSP “terrible” torn ACL: “I feel for him”

Former UFC Welterweight King Georges St-Pierre laid down his belt and walked away from the fight game after his controversial victory over current UFC Welterweight Champion Johny Hendricks, back in November. A leave of absence that UFC President Dana White assured us would only be temporary. However, it seems now, that the absence is going...

Mar 27, 2014 5:05 pm

GSP Going In For Surgery, Suffers Second Torn ACL

Well fight fans, the wait for GSP’s return just got pushed out a little bit, whether the former champ wanted it or not. Former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, announced, just moments ago, that he tore his left ACL in training. Tore my left ACL in training. Surgery in a few days. Rehab, pain, hard...

Mar 20, 2014 9:55 pm

GSP Still Contemplating Anderson Silva Superfight

“There were conversations before but they were talking about me going up at 185. I weigh 190 pounds, the guy weighs 230 pounds when he is off season. I’m 190 pounds off season. Right now I’m 195 at maximum. My friends saw him and he is now 230, 235. I know people who know him....

Mar 19, 2014 7:54 pm

Hendricks: ‘Robbie Tougher Fight Than GSP’

During an appearance on UFC Tonight, newly minted champion Johny Hendricks, took some time out to discuss some items coming out of last weekend’s pay-per-view headliner. Check it: Johny Hendricks on who was a tougher fight, Lawler or GSP: “As of right now, Robbie. He has power. You can’t take it lightly. Every punch could...

Mar 19, 2014 7:36 pm

Hardy: ‘I definitely plan on getting back in there’

“I definitely plan on getting back in there. It’s just the process of getting cleared and being able to now. It’s kind of frustrating, but not be honest, this commentating job came at the right time it’s given me a new challenge to focus on. And I’m able to stay very close to the sport,...

Mar 17, 2014 5:40 pm

GSP Refutes Dana White – ‘Not Interested In Coming Back If Things Don’t Change’

Earlier today, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, cleared the air on a variety of topics and rumors circulating around himself and in regards to his relationship with the UFC. Most interesting are his comments on Performance Enhancing Drugs, which we covered earlier today. On that same topic, in his interview with Ariel Helwani, the...

Mar 17, 2014 12:16 pm

PHOTO | GSP Hanging With Arnold Watching UFC 171

Former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, is enjoying his time on the sidelines. “Rush” recently got a chance to hang out with ‘his idol’, Mr. Arnold Schwarzenegger, while the two icons enjoyed a little UFC 171 action. Check it: Enjoying every minute of life outside the Octagon- had a great time watching UFC 171 with...

Mar 14, 2014 7:42 am

Dana White: I know for a fact that GSP will return

By Evan Stoumbelis It has been nearly 5 months since we’ve seen former welterweight kingpin Georges “Rush” St-Pierre in the octagon. After his controversial split decision win over Johny Hendricks, GSP decided he would step away from the sport for an indefinite period of time. We didn’t know if GSP would return. He was taking...

Mar 12, 2014 9:03 am

GSP happy to be retired: “I’m enjoying my life”

Last December Georges St. Pierre stepped away from the sport of MMA and relinquished his crown as king of the UFC welterweight division. A choice that he has yet to regret so it seems. He took some time with Yahoo Sports to discuss his reasoning for walking away from the sport and how he feels...

Mar 11, 2014 2:21 pm

GSP Talks Performance Enhancers In MMA

“I came out publicly about the performance enhancing drugs. I didn’t do that to shoot the UFC or attack an individual. I believe if you attack an individual, twenty other will come. I didn’t want to attack the UFC, I’ve always been the guy that want to defend the sport, but it’s a new sport...