- 3 years ago
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Jake Shields and Yushin Okami might not agree, but UFC middleweight
champion Anderson Silva believes a superfight with welterweight kingpin
Georges St-Pierre lies on the horizon.
Silva shared his thoughts on the long-rumored superfight with Mike
Straka on this week's new episode of HDNet's "Fighting Words with Mike
"Georges St-Pierre is one of the best," Silva said. "He's shown that
he's a great athlete, and I really train hard everyday to fight the
best. I do believe it's a read news >>
- 3 years ago
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KILLEEN, Texas - Two victories are all that are needed for a highly anticipated and long-speculated Georges St-Pierre vs. Anderson Silva superfight.
UFC president Dana White said if the UFC's current welterweight and middleweight championships prove successful in their next title defense, they could meet in a rare champion-vs.-champion fight later this year.
"If they both win their fights, that fight makes all the sense in the world," White said.
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- 5 months ago
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Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre hasn't always been keen on talk of 'superfights,' but his tone has certainly softened over the past year. St-Pierre even told Ariel Helwani back in July 2013 that he was interested in the prospect, but that he was keeping his plans tightlipped. Now, with all that's transpired with him personally and professionally since last summer, St-Pierre again is stating a renewed interest in one day fighting former middleweight champion Anderson Silva. Spe read news >>
- a year ago
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Dana White still would love to put one of those coveted superfights together. But for one of them – Georges St-Pierre vs. Anderson Silva – he may be past the point of believing it'll ever happen. read news >>
Talk of a superfight between UFC welterweight titleholder Georges St-Pierre and middleweight champion Anderson Silva has swirled for years, but St-Pierre doesn’t want the fight, according to UFC president Dana White. read news >>
- a year ago
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UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre all but closed the door on the possibility of moving up a weight class to face middleweight titleholder Anderson Silva in a superfight. read news >>
Everyone is talking about the potential superfight between Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva, but as always, GSP stays focused on the task at hand. read news >>
What's next for Anderson Silva? He's got options, but there's one his longtime manager thinks is best.
Ed Soares believes it may be time to settle the long-running discussion of who the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world is - UFC middleweight champion Silva or welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre.
In a Monday interview with "Inside MMA" on AXS TV, Soares said he'd like to see a Silva vs. St-Pierre superfight as his client's next fight.
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- 5 years ago
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UFC President Dana White recently reopened the doors for a Georges St-Pierre vs. Anderson Silva superfight, that is if St-Pierre could once again defeat BJ Penn on January 31st. read news >>
A superfight with UFC legend Anderson Silva on Jan. 31 brought Nick Diaz out of retirement, and his former coach Cesar Gracie believes the Stockton native could hand "The Spider" his third straight loss at UFC 183.
"I already knew this fight would happen a long time ago," Cesar Gracie told MMAFighting.com, "and I think it’s a great fight."
Both fighters enter the cage coming off back-to-back losses. Silva was stopped twice by Chris Weidman, while Diaz suffered decision losses to Georges St-Pierr read news >>
Most fight announcements, even the big ones, have the feel of carefully scripted routine. They're words on paper or a listless television announcement, a token of gratitude dealt from the bottom of the deck to major media players who trade in favors and secrets.
Like all big-time combat-sports promoters, the UFC has done more than their fair share, even on premium outlets like ESPN's SportsCenter. A guy is fighting another guy. On pay-per-view. Buy it— with your money.
In fact, the UFC, in hardc read news >>