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It wasn't exactly Daniel LaRusso and his YMCA-brand of karate getting worked by the Cobra Kai and their dirt bikes, but it was still pretty humiliating. That's according to former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre, who returned to the gym earlier this week after a long and grueling recovery from knee surgery, which came on the heels of his second blown ACL. Ariel Helwani dishes to UFC Tonight: "His coach tweeted out picture of him training. He’s been c read news >>

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Georges St-Pierre, who is back training at Tristar Gym in Montreal, said that Lorenzo Fertitta and Dana White did not try and convince him to return to the Octagon in their meeting on Oct. 14.St-Pierre told Ariel Helwani, who reported the news on Wednesday's UFC Tonight, the lunch meeting at the high-end restaurant Toque in downtown Montreal went well."Great, a lot of fun," he said. "We laugh a lot."St-Pierre (25-2), who vacated the UFC welterweight title shortly after a controversial decision w read news >>

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UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta says that he has never seen former middleweight champion Anderson Silva as motivated as he is. read news >>

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Fancy meeting you here! Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight titleholder Georges St. Pierre had lunch with UFC President Dana White, along with UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, on Tuesday afternoon (Oct. 14, 2014) at Toque, a fancy-shmancy restaurant in downtown Montreal. And nobody knew anything about it. But journalist Steven Chmielash -- who doesn't ordinarily cover mixed martial arts (MMA) -- spotted St. Pierre through the restaurant window, because everyone in Canada knows who read news >>

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UFC Chairman and CEO, Lorenzo Fertitta, shares his thoughts on the return of former Middleweight champion Anderson Silva, who endured a devastating leg break back in Dec. 2013. "Spider" -- who held down his own special press conference earlier this afternoon (watch it here) -- will make his comeback against Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 183, which takes place at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Jan. 31, 2015. And to hear Fertitta tell it, Silva is motivated more than ever to read news >>

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Is Georges St-Pierre readying for a UFC comeback? The former UFC welterweight champ won’t say, but today he reportedly met in his native Canada with UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta and UFC President Dana White.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Lorenzo Fertitta agreed with Dana White's statements, saying there isn't anyone who came in to the UFC with as much impact as Conor McGregor, even Brock Lesnar and Georges St. Pierre. He's wrong, and here are the numbers. In his appearance with UFC Tonight, Lorenzo Fertitta came in and addressed various topics from the amount of money he has in his wallet, to doing PED random testing for every single UFC athlete on the roster. The video above is a must watch, and one of the interesting topics he read news >>

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UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta addresses his company's crackdown on drug use, domestic violence policy, women's MMA, and much more. read news >>

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UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta discusses Conor McGregor’s immediate impact on the promotion, as well as the Irishman’s remarkable starpower. With a meteoric rise comes resentment. That has certainly been the case for Conor McGregor, whose rapid rise through the ranks has led to noticeable bitterness from several of his colleagues who are looking for the special treatment that the Irishman receives from his bosses. Ahead of UFC 178, McGregor appeared in several of the UFC Embedded episodes, where he ap read news >>

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Conor McGregor turned heads with his first round stoppage of Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, but it was his $150,000 disclosed salary that made some of his colleagues do a double take. Quite a few fighters wondered aloud why a relative newcomer was earning a higher purse than established, 15 UFC-fight veteran Donald Cerrone. Cerrone, who served as the co-main event at UFC 178, earned a base salary of $63,000 with an additional $63,000 win bonus for a total of $126,000. With show and win money slotted read news >>

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Watch full video online (YouTube) of Lorenzo Fertitta's recent interview on FOX Sports 1's "UFC Tonight," during which he talks about disagreements with Dana White, Conor McGregor's unparalleled starpower, drug testing, women's MMA and much more! read news >>

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