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Thiago Alves on facing teammates: It's a brotherhood but it's business

In 2009 at UFC 100, Thiago Alves was one of the most feared welterweights in the promotion, mixing together a high level Muay Thai striking attack with heavy hands that he used to amass a seven-fight win streak en route to a title fight against former champion Georges St-Pierre. The fight didn't go Alves' way, however, with St-Pierre employing a superior wrestling attack to put the...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC 183: Where in the world is Nick Diaz?

Nick Diaz is the ultimate man of mystery. When he was just weeks away from a title shot against Georges St-Pierre, Diaz no-showed a pre-fight press conference that ultimately cost him the fight and forced the UFC to replace him out of fear that he might not show up for something more important. You know, like the actual fight. Well here we go again.  Diaz is scheduled (scheduled...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Diaz is must-see TV, inside and outside the Octagon

Despite a strange relationship with media and promotion throughout his entire career, Nick Diaz is a fighter who relishes being involved in the biggest fights possible. It's hard to imagine considering Diaz once torpedoed his own shot at the UFC welterweight title when he failed to show up to a press conference with then champion Georges St-Pierre before being re-booked in another...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman: The UFC’s Biggest Star

(Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sport) When Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva took hiatuses from mixed martial arts at pretty much the same time, it left a huge void a the top of the UFC pile.  Who was the king (or queen) of the castle with these two legends and proven stars gone from the scene? […]
Via MMA Manifesto
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Gina Carano, Georges St-Pierre join 'Kickboxer' remake

The upcoming remake of the classic martial arts movie 'Kickboxer' has added some serious mixed martial arts talent including former Elite XC and Strikeforce fighter Gina Carano, who joins former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre in the cast. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Carano will play a fight promoter in the new version of the 1989 film that helped launch Jean...
Via Fox Sports
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Call Johny Hendricks when Georges St-Pierre actually decides to come back

When someone finally decides to write a biography about former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre the one name that will always be attached to his is current title holder Johny Hendricks. On paper for now, Hendricks stands as the last fight on St-Pierre's history making resume.  He was the last fighter St-Pierre defended his title against before surrendering the belt to...
Via Fox Sports
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

GSP Looks Huge In New Training Footage

New training footage has emerged of Georges St.Pierre working on his boxing skills with Tristar trainer Firas Zahabi as the former UFC welterweight kingpin dusts off the cobwebs following a lengthy spell of rehab following ACL surgery earlier this year. The most notable thing about the footage is how big St.Pierre looks compared to the last time we saw him in the Octagon. The Canadian...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite rumors, Georges St-Pierre still unsure about returning to the UFC

Georges St-Pierre recently got cleared to return to training after having surgery earlier this year to repair damage on the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee.  There was an awful lot of rejoicing in the MMA world because St-Pierre's return to the gym somehow translated into rumors about an eventual return to the UFC. Unfortunately, the truth always seems to get in the way of...
Via Fox Sports
November 03, 2014  |  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

Nick Diaz trolls Georges St-Pierre with Alien Halloween costume

We here at FightHubTV may have put together two MMA Halloween costume specials (here and here), but Nick Diaz deserves an article all for himself after his brilliant troll job over former rival Georges St-Pierre. If you are an avid GSP fan, you have likely heard his now infamous podcast with Joe Rogan where he discusses his belief in UFO’s and the potential of Alien lifeforms...
Via Fight Hub TV
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre: If Nick Diaz boxes Anderson Silva, "he's going to win"

Georges St-Pierre knows Nick Diaz as well as any fighter to ever compete against the Stockton native during his career.  St-Pierre defeated Diaz in 2013 to defend his UFC welterweight title, but he was one of the hardest fights of his entire reign as champion. Diaz is known for a style where he walks forward constantly, peppers an opponent with punches in bunches and loves to trash...
Via Fox Sports
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre not rushing back to MMA any time soon

Ever since former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre vacated his title at the end of 2013, fans and pundits alike wondered when the Canadian superstar would return to the Octagon. With news that St-Pierre returned to training last week after suffering a torn ACL earlier in the year, rumors once again began spreading about a potential return for St-Pierre. Today, on Chael...
Via Fight Hub TV
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Brown wants to welcome Georges St-Pierre back to UFC

Not many people have begged to fight the dominant former Welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, but not many people are Matt “The Immortal” Brown. Prior to St-Pierre vacating his title at the end of 2013, Brown had been vying for a title shot against GSP, believing his style meshed well against the former champion. Now nearly a year later, and with rumors of a St-Pierre comeback...
Via Fight Hub TV
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Brown would like to face Georges St-Pierre for his return fight in the UFC

If Georges St-Pierre is considering a return to the UFC in 2015 there's a top five ranked welterweight who would love to welcome him back to the Octagon. Matt Brown -- a winner in seven out of his last eight fights -- has heard that the former welterweight champion may be staging a comeback next year following ACL surgery on his knee.  With St-Pierre's teammate Rory MacDonald already...
Via Fox Sports
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

GSP: White, Fertitta did not try to convince me to return

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is back in the gym following ACL replacement surgery earlier this year and being cleared to return to full training just recently. St-Pierre went back to his old stomping grounds at Tri-Star MMA along with coach Firas Zahabi earlier this week following the good news from his doctors.  This was the second time St-Pierre suffered...
Via Fox Sports
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre cleared to resume training, potential return on the horizon?

The UFC has gone the entire year of 2014 with two of its most legendary fighters, Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva, sitting on the sidelines and not competing. Both former longtime champions of the Welterweight and Middleweight divisions respectively, the two men bowed out of competition in 2014 for differing reasons. While most recall Silva horrifically breaking his leg in...
Via Fight Hub TV
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White: Georges St-Pierre cleared to train, but return to UFC still questionable

We still don’t know if Georges St-Pierre is coming back, but now we have a better idea of when he'll be able to do it. St-Pierre, the former UFC welterweight champion, has been cleared to resume training after surgery to repair his ACL, which he tore in March, UFC president Dana White confirmed with UFC.com on Friday. That probably puts a GSP return date sometime in the spring...
Via Fox Sports
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre Cleared to Train After Knee Surgery, UFC Return Still Uncertain

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (pictured) and his surgically repaired knee have received medical clearance to resume training. So that means fight fans can expect to see GSP back in the octagon soon, right UFC president Dana White? Yeah, about that… “They cleared GSP’s knee,” White told UFC.com. “After surgery like that it still takes about another...
Via 5thRound.com
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre preparing for UFC comeback?

Georges St-Pierre has been away from the UFC for almost a year now. The former welterweight champion vacated his title when he took a break from competition following his win over Johnny Hendricks last November. He then tore his ACL while training back in March. Has the time finally come for St-Pierre to return to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

GSP Meeting With UFC Fuels Comeback Talk

UFC superstar Georges St.Pierre has been out of the Octagon for almost a year now after stating that he wanted to take time out from the sport, but a sighting of the Canadian fighter meeting with UFC execs yesterday has fueled rumors that he may be set for a return to action in 2015. “Walking around St-Antoine and peer into a window of resto, see Dana White and George St-Pierre...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 15, 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 Gets Golden Treatment Upon UFC Return

It’s always nice to have options. It’s even better to get everything you want when you finally make your decision. That’s the boat former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (pictured) is currently sitting in after UFC president Dana White said he’d allow St-Pierre to choose his opponent if he decides to return – current champ, top contender, can, whoever. “It...
Via 5thRound.com
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White: Georges St-Pierre can have a title shot on day one if he returns

It's not very often that a UFC fighter has complete carte blanche to decide when they will return, how they will return and the fight they will receive upon returning.  Georges St-Pierre isn't just any fighter, however, and if the former welterweight champion opts to fight again in the UFC, he can pretty much have whatever he wants. While St-Pierre hasn't personally commented on...
Via Fox Sports
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre's coach thinks former UFC champ will return in 2015

Georges St-Pierre back in the UFC in 2015? His coach thinks it's a possibility. Firas Zahabi, the close friend and coach of St-Pierre at Tristar Gym in Montreal, told ESPN.com this week that he believes GSP will come back to the UFC in 2015 after recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL. “My personal opinion is he still has plenty of competitive juice in him," Zahabi said...
Via Fox Sports
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre States He Will Never Fight Again In The UFC Without Independent Drug Testing

Georges St-Pierre hasn’t competed since his UFC 167 victory last November against Johny Hendricks to retain his UFC welterweight championship. About a month after the fight, St-Pierre announced he was taking a hiatus from the sport and wasn’t sure if he would ever return. One of the issues St-Pierre has stated in the past is the issue of drug testing with the UFC needing to be...
Via Between The Ropes
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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