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Mixed martial arts continues to gain steam in terms of popularity, but there are still those who are generally skeptical of the sport. If you’re interested in some intense action, however, look no further than Saturday’s UFC 154, as it could be the event that wins over borderline fans.
The main event of Saturday’s UFC card at Montreal’s Bell Centre features 170-pound welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (22-2 MMA, 16-2 UFC) versus interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit (28-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC). The champ-versus-champ bout will mark St-Pierre’s first fight since he defeated Jake Shields in April 2011, so it’s hard to figure out what to expect after such a long layoff. What fight fans do know, though, is that St-Pierre is as dangerous as they come when 100 percent healthy.
There are a number of storylines surrounding UFC 154 and countless reasons to get jacked up for the event. One doesn’t even have to be an MMA guru to get excited, as there are enough subplots heading into the nig...
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UFC 154 is taking place on Saturday at Bell Centre in Quebec, and it’s being headlined by Canada’s favorite fighter: Georges St-Pierre. GSP will be facing Carlos Condit for the UFC welterweight title. It’s a good card and the main event is a big one, so we’ll share with you the top five reasons why you should watch.
1. Will this lead...
6'2" 170 lbs (Welterweight)
76" reach, Orthodox
April 26, 1984
28-5 (UFC: 5-1)
5 straight wins
Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
WEC Welterweight Champion: 2007-2008 (three successful title defenses)
UFC Interim Welterweight Champion: 2012...
By Marcos Villegas It seems Greg Jackson has learned his lesson on what he should do when fighters he has trained get matched up against each other, this Saturday UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit will face UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre at UFC 154. Both fighters have trained under Greg Jackson, with the trainer [...]
All the major players participating in Saturday’s “UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit” extravaganza will be hitting the podium today inside New City Gas in Montreal.
Stream Wednesday’s pre-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 1PM ET/10AM PT.
Today’s festivities are free and open to the public.
A welterweight title unification bout between champion...
Georges St-Pierre will return to the octagon, where he will face interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit at UFC 154 on Saturday in Montreal.
GSP has been out of action for 11 months after undergoing surgery to reconstruct a ruptured ACL. From a medical perspective, GSP's knee may end up being the first flicker in the aura of one of the greatest champions of all time. Not...
On November 17, at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Georges St. Pierre will finally step back into the octagon for the first time since April 2011. Last December while preparing to defend the UFC welterweight championship against Nick Diaz, Georges sustained an anterior cruciate ligament injury. ACL's that are torn are usually associated to impact sports such as American...
Georges St-Pierre is back as the Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to his native Montreal for UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit this Saturday at the Bell Centre.
After spending the better part of two years nursing a knee injury and watching from the sidelines, St-Pierre returns to defend his coveted welterweight crown against interim champion Carlos Condit.
Contrary to what UFC president Dana White believes, or probably prefers, reigning middleweight king Anderson Silva (Pictured) will not enter the Octagon to challenge a victorious Georges St-Pierre this Saturday. According to Silva, he is merely attending UFC 154 as a respectful spectator.
Oh, and get this, 185-pound contenders, the 37-year-old, who turns a ripe 38 in April, claims...