- 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 >>
- 3 years ago
- 1393 views
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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- 9 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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- 5 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 >>
One of two things will happen when you watch this hype video: you'll have nightmares or you'll get excited for UFC 183. Maybe even both. read news >>
Two of the best fighters in MMA history got together on Monday for what was probably an amazing sparring session. Unfortunately, just a few photos serve as evidence.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
The most anticipated superfight in mixed martial arts history went down on a cold Monday night in Las Vegas... kinda. Fresh from appearances at the UFC's 'The Time is Now' press conference, light heavyweight champ Jon Jones and former middleweight great Anderson Silva collided in a two-hour long sparring session at UFC headquarters, and afterwards both men were all smiles as Silva sung the praises of this "f*cking crazy guy." The Superfight between @jonnybones and @spiderandersonsilva went down read news >>
According to Nick Diaz, the reason why the oft-talked-about superfight between Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva never took place was simply because St-Pierre was afraid. The former Strikeforce welterweight champ wasn’t too happy about St-Pierre’s recent comments regarding his upcoming middleweight bout with Silva on January 31. During an appearance on Chael Sonnen’s You’re Welcome podcast, St-Pierre claimed that Diaz “made a mistake” by accepting a fight with Silva at 185 pounds instead of a read news >>
- a month ago
- 490 views
The superfight between Jon Jones and Anderson Silva finally went down last night, and it didn’t even cost a dime. On Tuesday, UFC President Dana White posted a picture on his Instagram of the two MMA legends engaged in a sparring match at UFC headquarters’ gym. Of course, it wasn’t an actual fight, but it was likely as close as we’ll ever get to seeing Jones and Silva step into the ring against one another. Jones, the seven-time defending light heavyweight champ, told the media on Monday, per MM read news >>