- 3 years ago
- 1123 views
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 >>
- 4 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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- 11 months ago
- 70 views
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
- 4067 views
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 >>
- 2 years ago
- 146 views
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 >>
- 2 years ago
- 237 views
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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- 6 years ago
- 621 views
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 >>
Georges St-Pierre has long been a whistleblower on performance-enhancing drugs in MMA. It wasn’t until Anderson Silva, the greatest fighter in UFC history, tested positive for steroids that the MMA world finally started to pay attention. Merely days after Silva defeated Nick Diaz in the main event at UFC 183, Nevada Athletic Commission Executive Director Bob Bennett announced the former middleweight champ had tested positive for two steroids, Drostanolone and Androsterone, per Shaun Al-Shatti of read news >>
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, recently said that he was "surprised" by the revelation that Anderson Silva had tested positive for steroids for his bout against Nick Diaz, which went down at UFC 183 on Jan. 31, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Full details here. Still, "Rush" isn't going to kick a man when he's down and says that the unfortunate incident isn't going to change his views that Silva is still the best pound-for-pound fighter in all of read news >>
Former UFC champ Georges St-Pierre says Anderson Silva shouldn't have been allowed to compete with a 'biological weapon'. Georges St-Pierre spoke more about Anderson Silva's recent drug test failure, and the former UFC champion has since equated those PED's to fighting with a 'biological weapon'. According to the Canadian Press, GSP says that Silva should never have been allowed to compete at UFC 183 after failing his pre-fight drug test: The fight should be cancelled because it's cheating, it's read news >>
- 20 days ago
- 105 views
The initial response across the mixed martial arts (MMA) community when it was revealed that former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva had failed a pre-fight drug test prior to his victory over Nick Diaz at UFC 183 for performance enhancing drugs (PED), was complete and utter shock. Among those surprised to hear the news "The Spider" failed for anabolic steroids was former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. If you recall, part of the reas read news >>
UFC President Dana White wants to arrange a superfight starring two of the sport's biggest names. Speaking with the media after UFC 183, White was asked if Anderson "The Spider" Silva vs. Georges St-Pierre was still within the realm of possibility. He responded confidently, saying he's 100 percent interested in that bout (h/t Tim Burke of Bloody Elbow). "Yeah I think anything is possible," White said. "If Georges St-Pierre wanted that fight, I would definitely make that fight. I'm sure Anderson read news >>