Found November 07, 2012 on
It's amazing to think of all that has transpired in the UFC since the last time mixed martial arts legend Georges St-Pierre defended his welterweight belt on April 30, 2011 in Toronto, at the most-attended fight in the history of the UFC.
In the 567 days between St-Pierre winning a unanimous decision over Jake Shields in front of 55,000 fans at UFC 129 and St-Pierre stepping into the Octagon to fight interim welterweight champ Carlos Condit next weekend, the UFC has held 23 numbered events. The organization had its first-ever card cancellation in its history, but its first four fights to be nationally televised on the FOX network television showed the sport's inroads into mainstream American culture. Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has defended his belt four times and joined St-Pierre and Anderson Silva in the "best fighter alive" discussion.
The UFC has seen a new heavyweight champion and added two new weight classes, and Silva has defended his middleweight...
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Less than two weeks remain before MMA fans have themselves an undisputed welterweight champion, as the looming title fight set to pit interim holder Carlos Condit against the existing champion, injury-plagued Georges St-Pierre, unfolds on Nov. 17. Be sure to bet on the UFC clash — one of the best that 2012 has to offer — as soon as possible.
Heading into the bout, it’s St-Pierre...
The Anderson Silva vs. Georges St-Pierre fight talk is about to take a really interesting twist. According to Silva’s management, the often reclusive Silva will be in Montreal for GSP’s next fight vs. Carlos Condit and could make his presence known if GSP can pull out the win.
All signs indicate that UFC interim welterweight champ Carlos Condit (Pictured) is the only thing standing between a blockbuster bout with 170-pound king Georges St-Pierre and middleweight champion Anderson Silva. Although Condit has been on a torrid run since 2006, having lost just one of his 14 scraps during that span, the lone thing anyone wants to talk about heading into his...
During this week’s edition of FUEL TV’s UFC Tonight, it was reported reigning middleweight king Anderson Silva (Pictured) will be sitting front and center watching the welterweight title unification bout between champion Georges St-Pierre and interim champ Carlos Condit at UFC 154.
That normally wouldn’t be news considering most MMA fans don’t miss a GSP scrap, especially...
According to UFC president Dana White, reigning middleweight king Anderson Silva will be the biggest Georges St-Pierre (Pictured) fanboy when he’s sitting front row watching UFC 154, despite the fact the event jumps off in GSP’s backyard of Montreal. Guess who couldn’t care less about “The Spider’s” presence?
“Well, there’s no doubt Anderson Silva’s showing up there...
There comes only a few times in a fighters career where a potential match up brings the opportunity to elevate them from great to legendary. “Sugar” Ray Leonard, Muhammad Ali, “Sugar” Ray Robinson are fighters who participated in match ups that not only defined them as legends but many times saw them as undersized or [...]