MMA's week out of the cage: Georges St-Pierre dines with John Kavanagh, Kevin Lee signs with CAA

Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA. In an individual competition in which nearly every athlete is chasing the same goal of financial success and championship glory, it’s important for fighters to provide insight into their lives in order to connect...
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13 hours ago

Georges St-Pierre coach: 'Truth is no one knows' if he'll fight again, stomach disease big concern

The latest update on Georges St-Pierre’s fighting career isn’t particularly promising. According to St-Pierre’s (26-2 MMA, 20-2 UFC) longtime jiu-jitsu coach, John Danaher, the possibility of the former UFC middleweight and welterweight champion making a return to the octagon is still very much in the air after St-Pierre revealed a medical issue in December. St-Pierre confirmed...
Via MMA Junkie
5 days ago

Dana White hopes to get Conor McGregor back to UFC in summer

Dana White is hopeful Conor McGregor will make his return to UFC around the midway point of next year.After McGregor’s pay per view extravaganza with Floyd Mayweather, there has been speculation whether McGregor’s next fight will take place in an octagon or ring. While there has not yet been any indication either way, UFC President Dana White seems to have next summer as a target...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bisping addresses GSP vacating middleweight title

Georges St-Pierre has vacated his UFC middleweight title. But his most recent opponent, Michael Bisping, is okay with that. Don’t mistake his tone, however. Bisping isn’t condemning GSP. On the contrary, in fact. ‘The Count’ actually believes GSP’s resignation is good for the former champion.“In one respect, it’s good for me because – as an MMA fighter, as a boxer, whatever it is...
Via The Sports Post
December 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre taken to hospital after UFC 217 with neck injury

Georges St-Pierre’s victory during UFC 217 came with an injury that resulted in a trip to a local hospital afterward.St-Pierre and Michael Bisping went to battle in the main event of last weekend’s event at Madison Square Garden. St-Pierre claimed the win via a rear-naked choke in the third round.After the bout, St-Pierre was noticeably absent from the post-fight press conference...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre to stay at middleweight

After defeating Michael Bisping to win the middleweight UFC title, what’s next on tap for Georges St-Pierre?GSP himself was uncertain in the post fight interview.“Obviously, this is not my weight class. I took this fight to challenge myself and I am honored to be champion once again. There was a time when I was too small to fight at this weight but now I’ve put on muscle mass and...
Via The Sports Post
November 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre upsets Michael Bisping by choking him out at UFC 217

Georges St-Pierre vs. Michael Bisping was one of the most anticipated fights of the year, and the bout on Saturday night certainly lived up to the expectations.Fans who tuned in for UFC 217 witnessed St-Pierre go to war in the Octagon for the first time in four years, and one of the greatest fighters the UFC has ever seen showed he’s capable of producing one of the best MMA comeback...
Via The Sports Daily
November 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Watch: Michael Bisping, Georges St-Pierre nearly brawled during press conference stare down

It will be difficult for Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre to wait until UFC 217 to finally get it on in the Octagon, because the two clearly don’t like each other, which was evidenced by what happened at Friday’s press conference.The fight is scheduled for Nov. 4, but the UFC held a press conference Friday to help build hype for it.And it worked.Bisping is known to talk trash...
Via The Sports Daily
October 13, 2017  |  Discuss

St-Pierre cites eye injury for delayed UFC return

Georges St-Pierre has come out of retirement, but a minor setback has already delayed his UFC return.St-Pierre, who sports a professional record of 25-2, was initially slated to return in July against Michael Bisping for the middleweight championship — a fight that was officially announced in March — but claims he’s repeatedly informed the UFC that timeline wouldn’t work.While speaking...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre is making a mistake returning to UFC

Georges St-Pierre is 35 years old, turns 36 in May, and hasn’t stepped a competitive foot inside the Octagon since 2013. But that’s not going to stop him from making a return to the UFC, and it’s not going to stop him from making a very avoidable mistake.Following GSP’s controversial split decision victory over Johny Hendricks two-plus years ago back in November 2013, UFC president...
Via The Sports Post
February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

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