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When Georges St-Pierre walked away from mixed martial arts, a casualty of injury, burnout and concerns about the UFC's permissive performance-enhancing drugs culture, the sport lost more than a great fighter. It lost an icon, especially for fans in Canada who had embraced their hometown star with a gusto that made his every appearance a cash cow for promoters and athlete alike. Even before St-Pierre's departure, the search was well underway for his replacement. Athletic careers are short—but Can read news >>

  • 10 hours ago
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Go ahead and exhale, fight fans, because "GSP" isn't in a "Rush" to get back into the cage. Despite comments to RDS.ca from his former manager stating otherwise, Georges St-Pierre is not coming back to mixed martial arts (MMA) anytime soon. That's according to his head trainer, Firas Zahabi, who earlier this afternoon dismissed those claims, telling MMA Fighting that the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion of the world, "has absolutely no return plan [right now]." A read news >>

  • 15 hours ago
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Earlier this week, Renzo Gracie said on "The MMA Hour" that he was certain Georges St-Pierre would return to fighting in the future. On Wednesday, St-Pierre's former manager Stephane Patry reported on RDS that St-Pierre had officially decided to come back, as well. The whispers continue to get louder and louder about the former welterweight king's return. However, when contacted by MMAFighting.com following the RDS report on Wednesday, St-Pierre said it was not true: he has yet to decide whether read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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Conor McGregor is a legit star, but according to Dana White, he's even bigger than Brock Lesnar and Georges St-Pierre. Do you agree? Conor McGregor quickly knocked out Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, backing up all the talk he had pre-fight. His last few bouts have surely established McGregor as a legit star, and he has a country backing him up as well. According to the UFC, about 10% of the ticket sales for the event were from Ireland as McGregor's countrymen flew in to Vegas just to see him fight. read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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It was just over a year ago when Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White compared featherweight prospect Conor McGregor to former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, prompting most of the mixed martial arts (MMA) media to snicker behind the safety of their laptops. Present company included! Well, no one is laughing now, as the "numbers" behind the UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which took place last Sat. night (Sept. 27, 2014) inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevad read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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Conor McGregor convinced many people of his star potential with a first-round knockout of Dustin Poirier on Saturday at UFC 178, but no one more so than UFC President Dana White.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Growing up, former UFC champion Georges St-Pierre was a big fan of WWE legend Hulk Hogan, so it's no surprise that the 33-year-old had a huge smile when he took a picture with Hogan.St-Pierre posted this picture on Instagram after getting lunch with one of his childhood heroes. So who would you take in the Octagon?[Instagram]Read more MMA news on BleacherReport.com read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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UFC president Dana White talks Georges St-Pierre, Jon Jones and Eddie Alvarez in the latest edition of "The Download." read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Whether or not Georges St-Pierre ever plans to grace the Octagon again remains one of the UFC's most talked-about mysteries. So rather than wait for "GSP" to make the decision to come back, UFC president Dana White decided the throw the longtime former welterweight champion some tantalizing bait. During the UFC's latest installment of "The Download," White cleared the air in terms of where St-Pierre would stand in the division he reigned over for five-plus years—in his latest run as champ—if he read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Georges St-Pierre may or may not return to the octagon, but when he does, a title shot is waiting for him, according to UFC President Dana White.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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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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