Found March 19, 2013 on Juiced Sports Blog:
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 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, working through the ill effects of a fever that made "Rush" feel a bit "uneasy." And even though he was feeling "sick," pulling the plug on the 170-pound pay-per-view (PPV) blockbuster title fight never crossed the company man's mind. His words: "He was sick, you know. He had a bit of the start of a fever. He was a bit warm. But, what are you going to do? You're not always going to have a perfect fight, you know? Everybody is a little injured, everybody is a bit busted up. He wasn't sick enough to pull the plug on the fight, bu...

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 [...]

Nick Diaz says he has never paid taxes

Nick Diaz has made a lot of wild statements the last several days. But showing up to a press conference and announcing to the world that you have never paid taxes may be have been the most craziest yet.

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...

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

UFC's Diaz admits to not paying taxes

April 15 is right around the corner. Have you filed your taxes? It's a safe bet UFC welterweight Nick Diaz hasn't. After losing to Georges St-Pierre on Saturday at UFC 158, the 29-year-old fessed up to never paying taxes in his life. "I can't be jumping teams. I just have to invest a little bit more, now that I have a little bit more money," Diaz said. "...

Johny Hendricks Poses Biggest Threat to Georges St-Pierre’s UFC Title

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...

Hendricks earns shot at St-Pierre

Johny Hendricks was lobbying more than talking trash. "I want to see you here in five months," Hendricks said immediately after beating Carlos Condit at UFC 158 on Saturday night. "If not, I'll fly to your house, hire a ref and we can do something about it." There will be no need. Georges St-Pierre and, more importantly, UFC president Dana White, agreed...

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...

‘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...

The Two Sheds Review: UFC 158 St-Pierre vs Diaz

Finally it happened. After ages of back and forth jibes Nick Diaz finally challenged Georges St-Pierre for the Welterweight title in the main event of UFC 158, shown live in the early hours of this past Sunday morning on ESPN here in Britain.The five hour marathon began with the preliminary fights and the lightweight encounter between John Makdessi and Daron Cruickshank.This proved...

UFC 158: GSP vs. Diaz results and takeaways

UFC 158 rocked the PPV airwaves and likely did excellent numbers for the UFC as it was headlined by one of the most anticipated fights of the past couple of years as Welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre breezed through his title defense against Nick Diaz.
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