Archive: UFC 167

Nov 22, 2013 8:41 am

Lorenzo Fertitta: Dana Was Misunderstood, GSP Owes The UFC Nothing

“GSP doesn’t owe us anything,” Zuffa CEO Lorenzo Fertitta said about the UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre following a storm of media attention on UFC President Dana White’s (pictured above) response to St-Pierre’s talk of retiring.  “If he chooses to retire, then so be it, he’ll retire and become someone that people will always look...

Nov 22, 2013 7:54 am

Kelvin Gastelum: I’m working towards being a champ

21-year-old, Kelvin Gastelum (7-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC), was the surprise winner of “The Ultimate Fighter 17,” upsetting tournament favorite, Uriah Hall, in the season’s live finale, thus becoming the show’s middleweight winner. After his victory over Hall, Gastelum promptly dropped to the welterweight division (170 pounds) and earned an impressive first-round submission finish of Brian...

Nov 21, 2013 11:18 am

Dana White: ‘I have no power whatsoever over the commission’

UFC president Dana White clarifies his views about the Nevada Athletic Commission after naming GSP the winner in his bout vs. Johny Hendricks. “One thing that I wanted everybody to understand that night – because people don’t understand – I wanted to make it absolutely clear that we in no way, shape, or form have...

Nov 21, 2013 11:11 am

Georges St-Pierre Recovers Stolen Range Rover

  UFC Welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is enjoying a well-deserved vacation at the moment, soaking in the sun and presumably attempting to calm his overstressed mind. And although he’s undoubtedly going to have a lot of issues to deal with when he arrives back in Montreal, finding his previously stolen Range Rover won’t be one...

Nov 21, 2013 8:27 am

Freddie Roach: GSP wants him in his corner for next fight

Well known boxing trainer, Freddie Roach, spoke with Yahoo Sports about Georges St-Pierre while he was in Macau training Manny Pacquiao. Roach has trained St-Pierre for some time now, working on the champs boxing. Roach says that he was the one who came up with the game plan for St-Pierre’s title fight against Johnny Hendricks....

Nov 20, 2013 8:19 am

Ratings Report: UFC 167 Pulls Good Audience On Fox Sports 1 Broadcast

Saturday night’s UFC 167 prelims on FOX Sports 1 recorded some solid ratings, peaking at 998,000 viewers. It marked the second largest audience the promotion has reached during a live show. The UFC 167 prelims were headlined by a lightweight bout featuring Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone taking on Evan Dunham. Cerrone ended up defeating Dunham via triangle-choke in...

Nov 19, 2013 8:52 pm

GSP’s Former Manager Denies Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuit Rumor

It looks like another rumor surrounding the Georges St-Pierre “time off” mystery has been denied. First there was TMZ reporting that GSP had family health issues and that he got a girl pregnant. Those claims have since been denied by several sources. Does that mean that there is no truth to those? It seems only...

Nov 19, 2013 9:53 am

QUICK TWITT | GSP Sends Update From Vegas: ‘Feeling Much Better Now’

In sports sometimes you win, sometimes you lose and sometimes even when you win you lose. Such is the case for UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. GSP sent out this tweet following his UFC 167 main event against Johny Hendrick’s letting the fans know he’s doing just fine from his Las Vegas suite. Check it:...

Nov 19, 2013 9:33 am

GSP Refutes Love Child/Pregnancy Reports

While the world is trying to put together the mystery behind GSP’s personal issues, we learned yesterday that the champion could have an ailing father and a baby on the way from an estranged female partner that he wants nothing to do with. Less than 24-hours removed from these reports and GSP’s sister nixed the...

Nov 19, 2013 9:22 am

Joe Rogan: ‘Give Johny The Belt, GSP Should Retire’

“I think Georges should retire. One of the reasons I think Georges should retire is he was on my podcast and he was talking about being abducted by aliens. I was going, ‘you think you’ve been abducted by aliens?’ He starts talking about missing time. He started talking about driving his car and all of...

Nov 19, 2013 9:15 am

Going Mental – Georges St-Pierre, Dana White, And The Ugly Side Of MMA

Georges St-Pierre not only wins, but usually does so without even losing a single round. When you have a champion as dominant as that – a champion that always seems to find the tiniest hole in his opponents game and turns that hole into a gaping abyss – its shocking to see them in a war. It’s...

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 7:48 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 7:19 am

Dana White Says Koscheck Retirement Talk “Premature”

Former UFC Welterweight contender Josh Koscheck was knocked out this Saturday by Tyron Woodley, and after the fight, sent a text to UFC President Dana White that to White, “sounded a little bit like retirement.” Koscheck is now on a three-fight losing streak, and two of those three have come by first round knockout. White...

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...