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"Clearly a big step in the right direction for our sport." -- Georges St-Pierre. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White and company CEO, Lorenzo Fertitta, recently announced during a special press conference (see it here) that the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion will rev up it's fight against performance-enhancing-drugs (PEDs). Among the changes White and Co. are planning to implement moving forward is to test every single fighter on every card from here on read news >>

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The UFC's press conference discussing its plans to overhaul its drug-testing procedures is the talk of the MMA universe right now, and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre definitely seems to like what he's hearing. Rush took to Twitter to share his thoughts on the new developments: Very happy to learn about the UFC announcing a new comprehensive random PED testing. — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) February 18, 2015 Clearly a big step in the right direction for our sport. — G read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Georges St-Pierre has given his stamp of approval of the UFC's planned drug-testing reform. The former UFC welterweight champion, currently on sabbatical from fighting, tweeted Wednesday that the UFC's planned overhaul of its drug-testing policy is a "big step in the right direction for our sport." One of the reasons St-Pierre has cited for his absence is that he's unhappy with the current PED situation in MMA and will only return if there are sweeping changes in the testing process. The UFC's a read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has weighed in with his thoughts on the UFC newly announced increased drug testing program, and it sounds like the former champ is in favor. On Wednesday, February 18th, the UFC announced a brand new drug testing policy, to take effect July 1st of 2015. The policy would put more money behind out of competition testing, especially in markets without their own commission oversight, as well as pushing commissions for harsher penalties (as much as 4 yea read news >>

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As he awaits news of his first UFC welterweight title defense, Robbie Lawler’s had time to figure out what type of titleholder he wants to be.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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In his retirement, Georges St-Pierre is still staying super active, and in this video he shows us why he's in way better shape than anyone reading this blog. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Georges St-Pierre talks about Silva's drug test failure and what's next for him. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Just as it seemed like a colossal fight between former middleweight champ Anderson Silva and erstwhile welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre might finally have some inroads, Silva’s positive drug test threw a monkey wrench into things. Silva popped positive for two different kinds of steroids -- drostanolone and androstane -- in an out-of-competition test given on Jan. 9 leading up to his comeback fight against Nick Diaz at UFC 183. That effectively put any talk of a GSP-Silva fight to rest.And e read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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As performance-enhancing drug use in MMA spins out of control, former UFC champion Georges St-Pierre pulls further away from a return. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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According to Georges St-Pierre he was offered a bout against Anderson Silva, but had no interest in making a return to a sport that is not clean. Georges St-Pierre recently admitted that he was indeed offered a super fight against Anderson Silva prior to the former middleweight's champ steroid scandal. During an apperance at the MMA Hour GSP says he declined the bout and is not interested in a return just yet: "(Dana White) told me to fight in Montreal and he also texted me to see if I was inter read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Chael Sonnen may not be mixing it up inside the Octagon these days, but that doesn't mean his opinion doesn't resonate throughout the MMA community whenever a hot issue arises. His career may have been mired and eventually ended in controversy inside and out of the cage, but one thing the silver-tongued Oregon native could always be counted on was his work behind the microphone. Simply put: "The Gangster From West Linn" calls things as he sees them, and whether or not that perspective is slightl read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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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 >>

  • 18 days ago
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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 >>

  • 18 days ago
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In light of the recent news that Anderson Silva popped hot for steroids in an out-of-competition test a month before his fight with Nick Diaz, the sport’s staunchest critic on PED use in the UFC isn’t exactly saying I told you so. Longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre decided to cede his title and, at least temporarily, walk away from the sport last December after defending his title against Johny Hendricks at UFC 167. Citing stress and mental exhaustion as the key reasons, St-Pie read news >>

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