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Georges St-Pierre has strong ties to UFC Fight Night 47

UFC Fight Night 47 takes place in a matter of hours at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. While the main event between top featherweights Max Holloway and Charles Oliveira will generate the most buzz, one of Canada’s greatest athletes will also have a strong connection to the event. Despite not fighting since Nov. of 2013, former welterweight champion Georges St...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 74: Standing in St-Pierre’s shadow

Sunday’s Fight Night 74 will mark only the second time the Octagon has traveled to Canada this year under what seems to still be the looming shadow Georges St-Pierre left behind. With growing numbers of young and talented prospects, world-class MMA gyms, and a great fight culture, the recent fall-off of Canadian-hosted UFC events is rather puzzling. Especially when taking into...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ultimate good guy Georges St-Pierre says MMA needs villains

Retired former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre worked hard to cultivate a "good guy" image throughout his stellar career. That doesn't mean that GSP doesn't himself root for the bad guys. During a recent media scrum in Las Vegas, the Canadian explained the paradox of who he tries to be versus who he likes to watch. "As much as I try to be a good role model and a nice guy...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Reebok Roadblock In Georges St-Pierre’s Potential Return To UFC

It must be nice to be rich. Not only do you never have to worry about where your next meal’s coming from, but you can freely speak your mind without fear of repercussions. That’s the glorious life former UFC welterweight champion turned whistleblower Georges St-Pierre (pictured) now leads.St-Pierre has had plenty to say about the UFC since relinquishing his title to “take a...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch A New Media Scrum With UFC Legend Georges St-Pierre

Georges St-Pierre made a rare media appearance this week to promote a new boxing glove by Hayabusa and talked about a range of issues with the assembled press as well as conducting an open workout session. Read our keynotes below and scroll down to watch the full interview for yourselves. – The former welterweight champion says he still trains, but nowadays it’s just for fun...
Via Fight Of The Night
28 days ago  |  Discuss

GSP has bulked up to 200 pounds

If Georges St-Pierre ever wants to reclaim his welterweight championship belt, he’ll have to lose a whole bunch of weight. In an interview with Chael Sonnen for Sonnen’s “You’re Welcome” podcast last week, St-Pierre said that he currently weighs around 200 pounds. “I don’t know, I’m the biggest I’ve ever been,” he said, as transcribed...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

GSP to make UFC return?

The UFC lost an icon last December when longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre vacated his title and took a leave of absence from MMA citing his own personal issues he had to take care of. As the months went by, it was made evident that his leave of absence was a lot more than just “personal issues”, but rather his discontent with the sport’s drug testing policy...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre explains why he left UFC

When now-former UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre (pictured) abruptly vacated his title and left the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion at the peak of his illustrious career late last year, he was far from transparent behind the reasons why. The 32-year-old vaguely said at the time that he had some “personal issues” he needed to take care of and that he ...
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Marvel releases first image of GSP in Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Earlier today, Marvel revealed five images from their upcoming Captain American sequel entitled The Winter Soldier. One of those images gave us our first look at former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre in costume as Marvel villain Batroc the Leaper. Check it out below.   St. Pierre announced late last year that he’d be taking an indefinite leave from the sport of...
Via Fight Booth
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre will leave UFC indefinitely, give up welterweight title

Georges St-Pierre is going away for a while and he's not sure if he'll ever return. The UFC welterweight champion will be giving up his title and leaving the organization for an indefinite about of time, he announced Friday during a media conference call. GSP, who has held the belt for six years, never mentioned the word "retirement" and left the door open for...
Via Fox Sports
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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