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 >>
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 >>
Dear Georges,Dude, how long has it been? Saw Firas post a picture of you on his Twitter yesterday, and it got me to thinking of the old days. You looked great, man. Real great. Liked seeing that smile on your face again. Kind of took me back to the time you were fighting Thiago Alves at UFC 100, and you guys did that pool shoot for the UFC Magazine? With all the women and inflated dolphins and stuff? That was a kick. You laughed a lot back then. We all did. Remember they thought that Thiago was read news >>
Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is back in training this week at Tristar gym in Montreal, Quebec. Following Dana White's announcement that Georges St-Pierre had been cleared to return to training, it appears the former champion wasted little time in getting back to the gym in his hometown of Montreal. The UFC President had initially revealed that GSP had been cleared following AC rehabilitation and will let the promotion know when he is prepared to return to the octagon. "His 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 >>