Archive: gsp

Nov 19, 2013 7:56 am

Firas Zahabi Believes Round Five Won The Fight For GSP

Georges St. Pierre’s trainer Firas Zahabi, the head coach of St. Pierre’s home training center, the Tristar Gym, believes that round five was the deciding factor in St. Pierre’s controversial split decision victory over Johny Hendricks. “Georges was more active in round five,” Zahabi told MMAjunkie. “He got two takedowns and landed more strikes.” “I...

Nov 19, 2013 7:51 am

GSP’s Sister Nixes Sick Father Rumors

Contrary to TMZ’s report, Georges “Rush” St. Pierre’s “personal problems” do not consist of an ailing father. St. Pierre’s sister, Myriam St. Pierre, reported to Quebec newspaper La Presse that “My father is doing very well. We get lots of calls and this rumor has to stop. It [is causing us] pain. My father [watches]...

Nov 19, 2013 7:48 am

Hendricks’ Manager on GSP Rematch: “He Owes it to the Sport”

During a recent appearance on The MMA Hour, Ted Ehrhardt, Johny Hendricks’ manager, shared his thoughts on the controversy surrounding the main event of UFC 167. When discussing the finer points of the match, Ehrhardt felt as though the decision should have been fairly clear-cut, with Hendricks clearly winning at least 3 of the 5 rounds, and...

Nov 19, 2013 7:34 am

Kenny Florian: UFC 167 Controversy Taking Away From A Classic Fight

Former three-time title contender and UFC color commentator Kenny Florian is among the minority in the MMA media who believes that UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre deserved to go home with the belt after his controversial title defense against Johny Hendricks at UFC 167. “Everyone’s been saying I’m crazy and I’m biased. Now, I...

Nov 19, 2013 7:33 am

NSAC Executive Director Keith Kizer Believes There Is No Judging Problem In Nevada

Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Keith Kizer has been under fire recently from MMA personalities such as referee John McCarthy and UFC President Dana White. After Georges St. Pierre’s controversial title victory over Johny Hendricks, which left White and many other media members fuming, Kizer still think there is no real issue with the...

Nov 19, 2013 7:30 am

Dana White On Why Hendricks Deserves Title Shot And Gustafsson Didn’t

After UFC 167’s controversial title match between Georges St. Pierre and Johny Hendricks, there were many media members and fans believing that it was quite similar to a recent title match, that of Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson. In that fight, many thought Gustafsson won, and deserved an immediate title shot, and many believe Hendricks...

Nov 19, 2013 7:15 am

Nevada State Athletic Commission To Hold Judging Workshop Dec. 2

Because of the many controversial decisions that have taken place recently in Las Vegas, including Manny Pacquiao vs Timothy Bradley, Georges St. Pierre vs Johny Hendricks, and a strange scorecard in the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs Canelo Alvarez fight Where judge C.J. Ross scored the fight a draw. Many media members have recently been adamant...

Nov 19, 2013 7:13 am

UFC 167 Medical Suspensions: Hendricks Loses Again

While Georges St-Pierre’s face may have been significantly worse for wear after his UFC 167 match against Johny Hendricks, it will be Hendricks who is out longer. GSP is suspended for a mere 45 days, while “Big Rig” is potentially out for six months, due to a knee injury. Other notable suspensions include Ali Bagautinov,...

Nov 19, 2013 5:30 am

VIDEO | GSP’s Emotional Post-Fight Interview

And STILL, welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre gives Joe Rogan his thoughts on undoubtedly the most difficult fight of his long career and alluded to possibly taking some time away from the Octagon.

Nov 19, 2013 5:05 am

PHOTO | GSP’s Bruised and Battered Face Post-UFC 167

They say a picture is worth 1,000 words and if that’s true this post-UFC 167 image of GSP speaks volumes towards proving what many already believe… Johny Hendricks should be the world champ. What do you think? Sound off in this week’s BJPENN.COM Poll and let your voice be heard.

Nov 19, 2013 5:00 am

.gif | Robbie Lawler Drops Rory MacDonald With Brutal Punches At UFC 167

Outside of his lone defeat at the hands of Carlos Condit, UFC fans had yet to see any glaring weaknesses in the fighting style of top welterweight fighter, Rory MacDonald. That all changed last Saturday when Robbie Lawler stepped into the cage and raised the bar. Though he won via split-decision, this animated .gif of...

Nov 18, 2013 2:34 pm

Dana White Confident GSP Is Not Retiring, Will Be Back

  The confusion surrounding Georges “Rush” St. Pierre saying he was taking some time off after his controversial split decision title defense over Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks left UFC President Dana White irate at the post-fight press conference. After the press conference, White reportedly sat down with St. Pierre, and came in to the post-fight...

Nov 18, 2013 2:32 pm

POLL | Who Really Won, GSP or Hendricks?

Two short days ago we all witnessed a great fight with a very controversial outcome in GSP vs. Hendricks. UFC hall-of-famer Matt Hughes went as far as to call it the worst decision in MMA history. I, for one, gave the edge to GSP after five rounds, but I know I’m in the minority. So...

Nov 18, 2013 2:04 pm

QUICK TWITT | Matt Hughes Calls GSP vs. Hendricks ‘Worst Decision In UFC History’

Former UFC welterweight champion, UFC Executive and hall-of-famer, Matt Hughes recently took to twitter with a harsh assessment of last weekend’s IFC 167 main event between GSP and Johny Hendricks. The former champ believes that Johny Hendricks beat GSP and went as far as saying that the outcome was the worst in the sports history....

Nov 18, 2013 1:30 pm

Salary Report: GSP Tops $1.6Million UFC 167 Payout

‘UFC 167: GSP vs. Hendricks’ took place this past Saturday from a sold-out MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Not without controversy, the main event saw GSP retain his welterweight world title in a razor thin split-decision victory over top contender, Johny Hendricks. The champ also took home the lions share of the...

Nov 18, 2013 1:10 pm

Mario Yamasaki Believes Hendricks Dominated GSP, Thinks NSAC Should Make Changes

  The cloud of controversy that surrounds Saturday’s UFC 167 main event fight between Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks and Georges “Rush” St. Pierre has not yet lifted. St. Pierre ended up the victor of the fight, but the majority of media members and fighters thought Hendricks deserved to get the win. Mario Yamasaki, the referee...

Nov 18, 2013 10:31 am

REPORT: GSP Got Girl Pregnant, Doesn’t Want Baby, Reason For Time Off Desire

GSP has a love child? In an interesting twist, popular celebrity gossip outlet, TMZ, is reporting that the personal issues GSP was discussing during his UFC 167 post-fight speech have to do with getting a female pregnant. “I have issues, man. I need to relax. I need to get out for a while. I don’t...

Nov 18, 2013 10:12 am

Georges St-Pierre on Time Off: “I’m Going Crazy”

  “I can’t sleep at night, man, I’m going crazy,” UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre said following his victory at UFC 167 (shown above).  “I have issues and I need to get out for a while.  I don’t know what I’m going to do.”   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Following UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre’e...

Nov 18, 2013 9:50 am

.gif | Did Johny Hendricks Tap Out To GSP In The 1st?

During the first minute of their UFC 167 main event, Champion Georges St-Pierre was able to secure a takedown and during a scramble many people feel they caught Johny Hendricks tapping out to a choke attempt. I don’t feel this is the case, but we leave it to you guys to decide. Check it out:

Nov 18, 2013 9:36 am

PHOTO | Johny Hendricks’ Swollen Hands After GSP Fight

During the UFC 167 post-fight festivities, welterweight title challenger, Johny Hendricks said that he hurt his hands on GSP’s face. Now we have proof: Man hands are a little sore after last nights fights. But u should see the other guy lol. pic.twitter.com/3bEGnYdOSm — Johny Hendricks (@JohnyHendricks) November 17, 2013

Nov 18, 2013 9:31 am

UFC Boss Doesn’t Want Cerrone To Drop To 145

After his quick UFC 167 victory over Evan Dunham, Donald Cerrone expressed his intentions to drop to the UFC’s featherweight division. During the post-fight festivities, UFC President Dana White expressed his dislike for the idea, stating he did not want Cerrone to make the grueling cut down to 145 pounds. “The kid is shredded,” said...

Nov 18, 2013 9:15 am

PHOTO | GSP vs. Hendricks Official Judges Scorecard

Much has been made about last Saturday’s UFC 167 main event between GSP and Johny Hendricks. Whether you agree or disagree with the judging panels call to give GSP the win, the fight was close enough that we are still debating the call two-days later. If you’re curious to see how the judges scored the...

Nov 18, 2013 9:06 am

GSP Downs Hendricks For The Second Time In EA Sports Cover Vote

Georges St-Pierre Beat Johny Hendricks. Twice. Just two days after losing his bid for the welterweight strap, Johny Hendricks has had salt poured in the open wounds from that battle, as EA Sports officials announced that “Rush” has knocked “Bigg Rigg” out of the “EA Sports UFC” cover contest as well. … okay maybe he didn’t have...

Nov 18, 2013 9:04 am

UFC 167’s Robbie Lawler Wants Hendricks for Interim Title if GSP Takes Time off

  “I think [what] we should probably do if Georges takes off for half a year or a year, [is] Hendricks and I fight for an interim title, and when Georges comes back, I’ll beat him up too,” said Robbie Lawler (pictured) at the UFC 167 post-fight press conference Saturday night.   By Christopher Murphy...

Nov 18, 2013 8:49 am

Johny Hendricks: ‘I’m the real champ’

Following last Saturday’s disappointing decision loss to Georges St-Pierre, Johny Hendricks took to the post fight press conference to proclaim himself the ‘real welterweight champion.’