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For the first time since recapturing his crown in April 2008, UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre (pictured) is pegged as less than a 3-to-1 odds-on favorite to retain his throne. While a specific date has yet to be set for St-Pierre’s impending title defense against Johny Hendricks, that didn’t stop MMAOdds from firing off a line for the 170-pound shootout.  St-Pierre is rated as an early -225 favorite, while Hendricks checks in as a +175 underdog. Just in case you were wondering how the division’s last three top contender fared; GSP was -500 against Nick Diaz this past Saturday at UFC 158, he was -350 in November’s title unification bout with former interim champ Carlos Condit and “Rush” was -450 in his fight prior to that against Jake Shields. St-Pierre will be riding an 11-fight winning streak into his tango with Hendricks, with his last eight being of the title defense variety. Hendricks, meanwhile, is perfect through his past six scraps.

St-Pierre Was Injured And Sick In Diaz Fight

Georges St.Pierre’s long time coach, Firas Zahabi, has come out this week with some interesting news regarding the champs physical state during UFC 158. Zahabi is stating that GSP was feverish and was nursing an injured achilles tendon. “Fortunately, there were no tears. That said, it was very tense and very painful, but not enough [...]

Georges St-Pierre Believes Brandon Thatch is MMA’s Next Big Star

Little known Brandon Thatch (pictured on right) is MMA’s next big superstar. How do we know? Because UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre says so. “I believe Brandon Thatch could be in the UFC right now and I’m pretty sure he’s going to prove it to everyone in his fight [tonight],” St-Pierre said of his training partner. Thatch owns an impressive 8-1 professional record...

Georges St-Pierre Gets Poutine After Fight

So what does one of the baddest men on the planet do after going five rounds with Nick Diaz? Get the Canadian dish Poutine of course.  Johny Hendricks Wants GSP In August GSP Fan Friendly At Airport

Nick Diaz vs Georges St-Pierre Does Over 800,000 PPV Buys

A report by MMAFighting indicates that UFC 158 will do over 800,000 buys. That doesn’t surprise me at all considering it was the Nick Diaz show, I will pay to watch that guy fight anyone anywhere anytime. War Diaz! Latest UFC/MMA Welterweight Rankings GSP Fought With An Injured Achilles

Georges St. Pierre Fought Nick Diaz While Nursing an Achilles Injury and Fever

It appears that UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre dominated his challenger Nick Diaz in their bout on Saturday while not at 100 percent. In a story via James Brydon of Sportsnet, St. Pierre’s trainer told a French news outlet that the fighter was suffering from severe pain in the Achilles tendon area but it wasn’t enough to stop him from fighting. “Thankfully, there...

UFC 158 PPV Buyrate - A Sales Record For GSP

Nick Diaz didn't just send Georges St-Pierre to his "dark place" at UFC 158 - he also propelled GSP to a personal sales record.  Dave Meltzer is reporting that UFC 158 is trending to top 800,000 in pay-per-view buys, which makes it the top selling PPV headlined by St-Pierre. 800,000+ buys for UFC 158 would place it 11th on our all-time top selling UFC PPV list...

Ex-manager says GSP dreams of Anderson Silva fight

Just when you thought Anderson Silva vs. Georges St-Pierre was dead it is being brought back to life. Yet the fighter bringing it back to life is ironically the one who keeps turning it down. According to a report GSP is dreaming of fighting Silva and plans to do so before retiring.

GSP Fought Nick Diaz With An Injured Achilles

MMA Fighting reports that welterweight champ Georges St. Pierre fought Nick Diaz with an injured achilles. GSP’s head trainer, Firas Zahabi commented on the injury saying “I was worried it would tear during the fight.  We had to cut his last sparring [session] short due to his injury. He had a week to rest it and then the fight.”  Zahabi would later go on to say that he hopes...

Johny Hendricks UFC 158 Behind The Scenes

Take a behind the scenes look at now number one contender Johny Hendricks’s UFC 158 fight week.  Shout out to Intravid for the find. Johny Hendricks post fight interview Watch all fighter video blogs on

Trainer: Georges St. Pierre felt ‘sick’ and ‘uneasy’ prior to UFC 158 title fight against Nick Diaz

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre wasn't feeling 100 percent ahead of his title fight against Nick Diaz last weekend (Sat., March 16, 2013) at UFC 158, according to head trainer Firas Zahabi. Appearing on "The MMA Hour," Zahabi revealed the French-Canadian was warm prior to the start of the main event from the Bell Centre...

‘UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz’ Medical Suspensions

Régie des alcools des courses et des jeux, Quebec’s governing body, has medically suspended all 24 athletes who competed in this past Saturday’s “UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz” event. The majority of the fighters were issued precautionary seven to 14 day bans. Welterweight Nate Marquardt (pictured) will be sitting the sidelines the longest following his KO loss to Jake Ellenberger...

Jake Ellenberger Wants To Wear Hendricks Teeth Around His Neck

Jake Ellenberger had this to say to Bleacher Report “We are going to cross paths at some point. I’m sure of it. Whether it comes this year, next year, or the year after; Johny Hendricks and I are going to fight. It’s a stance I’ve taken and I’m not going to back off of that. Like I said, nobody wants to fight him because he’s a wrestler and he has power. I think I have...
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