MONTREAL - For a man who thinks deeply through life's every aspect - or for a guy with a master's in philosophy, as John Danaher is - the fight camp of Georges St-Pierre has posed several interesting problems.
Danaher, St-Pierre's jiu-jitsu coach, never had to contend with serious injuries while training the welterweight fighter.
He was forced to do that when a torn ACL preceded St-Pierre's title unification bout with Carlos Condit at UFC 154.
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Georges St-Pierre's longtime trainer says he believes the former champ's competitive fires could lead him to return. UFC boss says he could get immediate title shot, if he wants it. read news >>
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If time apart makes the heart grow fonder, Georges St-Pierre is likely counting down the days until he can return to training and get back to competition form. Firas Zahabi, St-Pierre’s close friend and trainer, revealed to MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani over the weekend that he fully expects St-Pierre to end his MMA hiatus after he recovers from a torn ACL in his left knee. “Georges is doing fantastic. I think [he’ll be back]. I think there’s a lot of fire left in him, especially that he’s got inj read news >>
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UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre this week doused slightly the rampant discussion of a potential super-fight against his middleweight counterpart, Anderson Silva. read news >>
UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva witnessed Georges St-Pierre's return at UFC 154 on Saturday night, and he liked what he saw. read news >>
Check out who won the UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit post-fight bonuses on Saturday night at the Bell Centre in Montreal. read news >>
Four men walked away from UFC 154 with post-fight bonuses on Saturday night, as Georges St. Pierre, Carlos Condit, Johny Hendricks and Ivan Menjivar each pocketed an additional $70,000 for their efforts. read news >>
In a post-UFC 154 weigh-in interview with Fuel TV, UFC president Dana White touched on everything from Georges St-Pierre vs Carlos Condit to Anderson Silva to Ronda Rousey, and more. read news >>
Ring rust is real.
So said UFC middleweight Patrick Cote, who, in breaking down a welterweight title-unification match between Georges St-Pierre and Carlos Condit, framed the central issue of UFC 154's headliner.
It's been 19 months since St-Pierre stepped into the cage to compete in real time, and his ability to adjust to that shift will shape the fight.
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MONTREAL - According to oddsmakers, UFC interim welterweight champion
Carlos Condit has about a 25 percent chase of
defeating UFC title holder Georges St-Pierre at
this weekend's UFC 154 event.
Not surprisingly, Condit doesn't agree.
"I feel like I just have the ability to threaten from any position,
whether we're standing or the fight is on the ground," Condit said. "I
try to finish from my back if I get put there, which I think is a big
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UFC president Dana White has long discussed the possibility of a sueprfight between Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre, but on Thursday, he put a target date on it. read news >>