When trying to gauge the enthusiasm level of the crowd at a UFC event, I find it's helpful to measure the reaction by what I like to call "The Buffer Index."
It's not exactly scientific, but what it lacks in technical expertise it more than makes up for in pure simplicity.
It all boils down to how much of Bruce Buffer's pre-fight introductions you can actually hear over the noise of the crowd before the main event. If you can hear it all, that's zero Buffers. Every other word? Half a B read news >>
Will Georges St-Pierre ever return to the UFC? The answer is still unclear, but the former UFC champion has returned to training. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Georges St-Pierre will return home to Montreal as he makes his return to action after more than a year away, and interim champion Carlos Condit will be in the Octagon waiting to greet him. read news >>
In this week’s Trading Shots, former UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss the prospect of a GSP return, and the conflicting feelings it provokes.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
UFC president Dana White says that Georges St-Pierre's injured knee has been cleared and he can resume training for a UFC return, but will he ever come back? read news >>
Is a return imminent? Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre (25-2) met with promotion president Dana White and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta earlier this week (details) to discuss his future in mixed martial arts (MMA). St. Pierre, 33, walked away from the fight game last December to clear his mind, as well as rest his body, but suffered a serious setback when he ruptured his ACL. "Rush" went under the knife and had plenty of time to think about a potent read news >>
A Canadian reporter tweeted that he saw the ex-UFC champ eating lunch with Dana White and the UFC isn't denying it. Former UFC champ and all-time UFC pay-per-view and live draw king Georges St-Pierre hasn't fought for the UFC since voluntarily dropping the title following UFC 167. He's currently rehabbing from yet another knee injury but is expected to be ready to fight in 2015. So its not really surprising that he'd be talking with UFC president Dana White is it? And you've got to figure there' read news >>
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 >>
Speculation continues to swirl regarding former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and a possible comeback to mixed martial arts, as St-Pierre is scheduled to ease back into training at the end of October following a lengthy rehabilitation period from surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee. St-Pierre vacated his long-held UFC title last December after announcing his indefinite hiatus from the sport that catapulted him into global prominence. In the time since, UFC President Dana read news >>
Despite recent reports, Georges St-Pierre's trainer, Firas Zahabi says the former champion has no plans to return to the UFC at this time. read news >>
Contrary to various reports, Georges St-Pierre currently has no plans to return to fighting. According to MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani, St-Pierre’s former manager, Stephane Patry, reported to RDS on Wednesday that the former UFC welterweight champ had officially decided to return to MMA. However, St-Pierre has informed MMAFighting.com that the rumors aren’t true and that he has yet to decide if he’ll ever fight again. “Georges has absolutely no return plan [right now],” said Firas Zahabi, St- read news >>