Thiago Alves Looking To KO Georges St. Pierre
“It’ll be a great fight. I’m very excited. I can’t wait… It’s going to be great. I saw what he did with BJ Penn and… I knew he would win, but not this way. He’s much bigger than BJ, a better athlete, and the sport today, on this level, you have to be the best athlete. I’ll go there to knock [St. Pierre] out.”
-Thiago Alves talks about his upcoming fight with Georges St. Pierre. Pierre dispatched of B.J. Penn in this past Saturday in a dominant albeit controversial fashion.
Alves has looked very impressive during a current seven fight win streak earning big victories over Josh Koscheck, Matt Hughes and Karo Parisyan.
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Thiago Alves will have to sit on the sidelines again following a knee injury.Filed under: News, UFC more
Well, it was fun while it lasted.
Same old, same old.
Former welterweight number one contender, Thiago Alves, who returned to the Octagon earlier this year with a dominant unanimous decision win over the gritty Seth Baczynski at UFC on FOX 11, has once again been injured and forced to withdraw from an event.
"Pitbull" hurt his knee, according to MMA Junkie, but will not require surgery.
Taking over for the Brazilian at the UFC Fight Night 49 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which takes place on A more
Thiago Alves' extensive injury log received a new entry Wednesday, as the UFC welterweight has been forced out of his UFC Fight Night 49 matchup with Jordan Mein. UFC.com issued a statement saying that rising welterweight contender Brandon Thatch would replace Alves in the bout. MMA Junkie's Steven Marrocco reported the nature of Alves' complication, saying that "The Pitbull" suffered a knee injury but will not require surgery. That silver lining loses some luster with Alves though, as the forme more
Thiago Alves' latest injury means Jordan Mein now fights Brandon Thatch in August at UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Dos Anjos.
Before the oft-injured Jose Aldo pulled out of his fight with Chad Mendes, another talented but oft-injured Brazilian also had to bow out of his upcoming fight. Yesterday the UFC confirmed an undisclosed injury has forced Thiago Alves out of a main card meeting with Jordan Mein on August 23rd in Tulsa. The plus side for fans is that they found a highly formidable (if not more
Former UFC champion, Georges St. Pierre publicly supports Canadian drug kingpin Jimmy Cournoyer with letter of support.
Georges St. Pierre may be retired, but he's still making the media rounds pretty regularly and in ways that might not always be so positive. In today's GSP news, he is publicly backing "King of Pot" Jimmy Cournoyer, who happens to be awaiting sentencing here in the good ole US of A. Cournoyer pled guilty to trafficking in huge amounts of marijuana.
St. Pierre sent a letter of s more
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion and clean-sport crusader Georges St. Pierre came out in support of his "good friend" and fellow Canadian, Jimmy Cournoyer, after the "King of Pot" plead guilty to drug trafficking (more on that here).
Turns out, some of his fans were not too happy about it.
"Rush" penned a letter for the mixed martial arts (MMA) community earlier today (Sun., June 29, 2014) to explain the circumstances behind their relationship, f more
Will he or won't he? You'll have to watch Inside MMA on AXS TV to find out.
Unless he's moving up to middleweight, Georges St. Pierre probably isn't coming back to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) before year's end, unless stuffing your face with a creamy cone is the latest fad in mixed martial arts (MMA) weight management.
Not that I'm judging, mind you.
The good news is, we may finally find out if and when the former 170-pound kingpin will make his return to the cage, as "Rush" is schedule more
And from the sound of it, there isn't one.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre is no closer to making his return to mixed martial arts (MMA), because he hasn't found the "fire" to compete again and is currently enjoying his hiatus from combat sports.
"Rush" spoke to the gang at Inside MMA during an interview that aired last Friday night (July 11, 2014) on AXS TV. "I needed this. To be happy, I needed it. I lost the motivation. The feeling that I wa more
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre believes mixed martial arts (MMA) should implement Olympic drug testing, but from an agency that is not influenced by the money or power of certain organizations. more