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  • a year ago
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Georges St-Pierre says he lost his love for the sport prior to his knee injury and had to make some major changes in his life and training to find that passion again. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Georges St-Pierre may one day regret vacating his UFC title and taking an indefinite leave from MMA. Time and time again, UFC President Dana White has hammered fighters with the proverbial sermon of fighting being a young man’s game. The sand is always draining from a small hourglass, encapsulating the majority of an athlete’s livelihood. White encourages fighters to work hard, enjoy the ride and make as much money as they possibly can. "What people don’t realize when you’re in the moment, and y read news >>

  • 5 years ago
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Josh Koscheck lost a tough decision to Georges St. Pierre. St. Pierre was the clear winner, but Koscheck put in the most competitive performance against GSP during St. Pierre's recent streak. According to Dave Meltzer, he was just two wins away from getting a rematch. His shocking loss created a situation in which there are no clear contenders for St. Pierre's title after Thiago Alves. read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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I'm no Jen Selter, but I work out three or four times a week, I do some weights sessions with my personal trainer and I've entered the odd race. None of these things prepared me for an hour and a half with Joanne "JoJo" Calderwood and Aisling Daly, two of the toughest girls in sport. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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'Shogun' revealed that he will not retire even though his wife and mother regularly urge him to do otherwise. Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua revealed several harrowing details regarding his approach to fighting, particularly his decision to ignore his family's urges to retire. According to ‘Shogun,' his mother has been keen to have him stop fighting for several years now, yet the Brazilian simply never considered otherwise. "My mother asks me ‘you really have to fight?'" Rua read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight titleholder Georges St. Pierre was recently featured in NY Times. Unfortunately, it wasn't for his exploits as one of the world's most gifted mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters. Instead, "Rush" -- alongside Hollywood icon Leonardo DiCaprio -- was photoed with longtime pal Jimmy Cournoyer, who just so happens to be the biggest pot dealer in New York City history. Kind of a strange association, considering St. Pierre's crusade to end drug use read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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The former UFC welterweight champ got a lot of ink -- including a picture posing with Hollywood star Leonard Dicaprio - in the world's top newspaper this weekend. Unfortunately it was because of his friendship with drug kingpin Jimmy Cournoyer. A public relations agent would tell any fighter that you just can't buy (bad) publicity like this. Multiple prominent mentions in a major New York Times feature plus a picture of your client hanging out with Hollywood superstar Leonard Dicaprio? That's th read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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The sport of mixed martial arts has a plethora of tough guys. Very few participants in MMA are viewed as anything other than tough. Some fighters stick out as being especially tough and can give and take what seems like immeasurable amounts of punishment. Other fighters may not be the very best but are willing to fight anyone, anytime. If we were to assemble a team of the toughest fighters in MMA today, what would it look like? The definition of a tough guy is “a menacing man.” One of the criter read news >>

  • a month ago
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Having been a fan of MMA back to the early days of Pancrase and training with Josh Barnett, Davey Richards turned his love of the sport into a heavy influence on his TNA Impract Wrestling persona. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Mixed martial arts is an unforgiving sport by its very nature. Tides turn quickly, momentum can be stopped in a flash and a fighter's ascension up the rankings toward potential title contender status can collapse into a free fall that is difficult to recover from. Some stretches are so treacherous that a fighter never recovers, but George Sotiropoulos is determined to prove he has what it takes to get back up on his feet. The Greek-Australian bred fighter came to the UFC in 2007 as a cast member read news >>

  • a month ago
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There were times when it seemed like nobody wanted to be there. Ryan Bader succeeded only in spurts, Ovince Saint Preux finished looking lost and tired, and as the clock crept past 1 a.m. local time in Bangor, Maine, many spectators began to openly wonder if the UFC Fight Night 47 main event really needed five rounds. In the end, the better-prepared, better-rounded Bader asserted a kind of dominance, winning a unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 49-46) over the overmatched Saint Preux. With it, he read news >>

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