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Jake Shields signs multi-fight contract with WSOF

It didn’t take former #1 UFC welterweight contender Jake Shields very long to find a new home. Multiple sources announced yesterday that Shields had signed World Series of Fighting after being released from the UFC on April 6th following a unanimous decision loss to Hector Lombard at UFC 171 in March. The deal is of the multi-fight variety. Shields went 4-3 with 1 NC during his...
Via hov-mma
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones Doesn’t Accuse Glover Teixeira of Using Steroids, But …

When reigning UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones (pictured) revealed he requested for Glover Teixeira and he to receive random drug tests head of their UFC 172 shootout, media and fans alike applauded Jones for following in former UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre’s footsteps in wanting to clean up the perceived dirty sport of mixed martial arts. However, as it turns out...
Via 5thRound.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

GSP Gets Bandage Taken Off His Knee Post Surgery

Former UFC welterweight king Georges St Pierre had surgery on his torn ACL last week and returned to the doctors for another check up.  GSP said that the injury wont effect whether or not he returns to competition but it is hard to imagine how it couldn’t.  It will be a nine month process for St Pierre to rehab from this, the second major knee surgery of his career, and does...
Via Tito Couture
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Former UFC Champ Georges St-Pierre Fight Captain America in New Movie

With around $96 million in sales in its opening weekend there were plenty of people that did see former UFC champ Georges St-Pierre take on Captain America in the latest Marvel flick--Captain America: The Winter Soldier. However, if you haven't been able to see the movie yet you can still see the former champ fight thanks to whoever published this to YouTube.It's not the...
Via FatManWriting
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Georges St Pierre’s Knee Injury Going to Be The End of His Career in the UFC?

Will his latest knee injury be the end to his career? (photo courtesy of cagereligion.com) With the tweet from Georges St-Pierre the speculation shifted from when would he return to is his career over.  Many people though he might be done after the Johny Hendricks fight.  Even though he is only 32 years old he has logged more minutes than any other fighter in the UFC. The Hendricks...
Via The Sports Journal
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre suffers 2nd torn ACL, will head back to surgery soon

While he's on an extended leave from fighting, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will have to endure another ACL surgery after injuring his left knee in training, leaving him little chance for a comeback anytime soon.
Via FOXSports.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Georges St. Pierre announces torn ACL; Will undergo surgery

(Photo via Fight Hub) UFC fighter Georges St. Pierre (25-2-0) was on the road to getting back into the sport after taking some time off for personal reasons after successfully defending his Welterweight title in a decision over Johny Hendricks, but that road to returning has a new detour, as St. Pierre announced via Twitter that he tore his left ACL and will undergo surgery to repair...
Via Ring Kings
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre Suffers Another Torn ACL, Return Uncertain

Georges St-Pierre announced in December that he was taking a break from MMA and was uncertain if he would ever return. Well it looks like if the former UFC welterweight champion returns, it won’t be until 2015 at the earliest. St-Pierre announced a short time ago on his Facebook and Twitter pages that he suffered a torn ACL in his left knee. “Just got confirmation that I tore...
Via Between The Ropes
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Former UFC Champ Georges St-Pierre Tears ACL in Training

For someone who is quasi-retired and doesn’t have a fight coming up, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (pictured) sure still participates in some rigorous training. St-Pierre revealed Thursday that he will have to undergo surgery after tearing the ACL in his knee. Here’s the interesting part, “Rush” says he “will be back.” But back for what, exactly?...
Via 5thRound.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Diaz’s Only Chance At UFC Gold Is Through #1 Contender Robbie Lawler

Mar 16, 2013; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Nick Diaz (blue) taunts Georges St.Pierre (red) during their Welterweight title bout at UFC 158 at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports We only have rumors these days when referring to Nick Diaz. Since retiring after a hard fought loss against GSP in March 2013, he walked away from the sport in to a perpetual ocean of...
Via The Sports Journal
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Perspective: Why Nick Diaz May Get the Next Title Shot

During the UFC 171 weigh-ins, Nick Diaz was sighted in the crowd. He caused quite a commotion after taunting Hendricks, calling him fat and saying he could make the 170 lb. weight limit by 2AM. And of course announcing his return to the welterweight division after a full year of retirement. Diaz’s return to the UFC presents a unique opportunity for not only the UFC, but for Diaz...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Georges St Pierre Responsible for Today’s UFC Welterweight Division?

GSP: ‘I have to step away’ from UFC. St-Pierre’s exit from the UFC sparked some big changes in the rankings. The welterweight division is the UFC’s deepest and most exciting division.  For the first time in six years Georges St-Pierre is not the champion but he is the reason it is filled with so many talented and well rounded fighters. If you had any hope of challenging...
Via The Sports Journal
28 days ago  |  Discuss

GSP Not Ready To Return To The UFC Yet

Georges St.Pierre watched Johny Hendricks defeat Robbie Lawler to claim the vacant welterweight title on Saturday night from the comfort of his own home, but it appears it hasn’t reignited his desire to return to the Octagon. While the former champion enjoyed the fight, and thinks the judges made the right decision by scoring the fight in Hendricks’ favor, he says that the time...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre's drug-testing reform demands are right on, but a little late

Georges St-Pierre has been extremely vocal about cleaning up what he believes is a performance-enhancing drug problem in the UFC. But where was this indignation when he was still UFC champion?
Via FOXSports.com
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre Won’t Return Unless UFC Enforces Stricter Drug Testing

UFC president Dana White continues to claim personal issues are the lone reason former welterweight king Georges St-Pierre (pictured) took an indefinite/definite break from MMA. More importantly, that the UFC’s perceived lax drug testing policy had nothing to do with it. However, St-Pierre made it clear Monday on “The MMA Hour” that performance-enhancing drugs are at the forefront...
Via 5thRound.com
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks: I’d like to fight GSP again

Now that Johny Hendricks has rightfully claimed the UFC welterweight belt that eluded him last November, the focus has immediately shifted to the never-ending questions concerning who will get the next title shot. With no shortage of 170-pound contenders to chose from, the debate could go on for months before Hendricks discovers the identity of his next opponent. But if it was up...
Via Sports-Glory
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Diaz: I Want to Fight in 2014

Former UFC title contender Nick Diaz has been away from the octagon since his unofficial retirement following his title fight against Georges St-Pierre back at UFC 158. That event took place exactly one year ago, yet it appears the former Strikeforce champion is prepared to get his competitive juices flowing once more. Diaz, who spoke with media members backstage at the American...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Johny Hendricks Doesn’t Need Rematch With Georges St-Pierre to Validate Title, But Wants One

Johny Hendricks (pictured) is now the present UFC welterweight champion. However, “Bigg Rigg” can’t help but want another piece of someone from the past. After holding on to score a unanimous decision victory over Robbie Lawler at UFC 171 on Saturday to capture the vacant 170-pound crown GSP voluntarily left behind to “take a break” from MMA, Hendricks was asked if he...
Via 5thRound.com
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Diaz Mocks Johny Hendricks During His Second Weigh-In Attempt (Video)

We haven’t seen Nick Diaz in the cage since he lost his chance last March at the UFC welterweight title against Georges St-Pierre. Diaz stated after the fight that he was retiring from active competition. The UFC has reached out to Diaz for numerous fights, but has declined them as he only wants to fight for the title. Diaz was backstage today at the weigh-ins for tomorrow night’s...
Via Between The Ropes
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Condit focused on earning title shot at UFC 171

With the amount of welterweight star-power due to perform at UFC 171 Saturday night in Dallas, it’s understandable that some of the evening’s participants have received more attention than others. After all, the UFC’s 170-pound division is only hours away from crowning it’s first new king since the departure of George St. Pierre, and several of the top welterweight contenders...
Via Sports-Glory
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Calling the shots of Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler

A new champion will emerge on Saturday when Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler battle for the vacated throne in the UFC’s welterweight division. The obligation of being the champion is a burden with glorious purpose.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White: I Know for a Fact Georges St-Pierre Will Return to UFC

Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler battle for the welterweight title now-former champion Georges St-Pierre (pictured) voluntarily left behind to “take a break from MMA” at UFC 171. According to UFC president Dana White, Saturday’s winner will just be keeping the throne warm until St-Pierre returns. Although White claims he hasn’t spoken to St-Pierre about coming back, there’s...
Via 5thRound.com
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

GSP Attends Event In Rio

 Georges St Pierre is down in Rio for one of his sponsors, Under Armour, and while there attends an event at a luxury hotel.  GSP seems like he is doing very well and enjoying his time away from the sport.  It is obvious he needed this break for his own health and well being.  I have a feeling that we will see the Canadian super star back in the Octagon at some point though,...
Via Tito Couture
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Nick Diaz Deserves a Title Shot

Last March, Nick Diaz retired after losing a snoozer to then UFC Welterweight Champion, Georges St. Pierre. He did not get beat up, but he lost the points game and afterwards decided he didn’t want to play the points game anymore. And frankly, who could blame him? After fighting consistently since he was a teenager, Diaz finally got the highest profile fight in the sport of MMA—and...
Via The Sports Post
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ladies Love GSP

The former UFC welterweight champion Georges St Pierre is currently in Rio de Janeiro visiting a friend and grappling expert Mestre Roberto Leitao.  While there GSP has some well deserved fun and of course is surrounded by beautiful ladies at an event put on by one of his sponsors, Under Armour.  Life is good for Georges and it is great to see him out enjoying himself. GSP talks...
Via Tito Couture
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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