- 2 years ago
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ATLANTA - For recovering UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, there's no tougher part of recovery than the needed patience.
After rushing his recovery from a previous knee injury, St-Pierre suffered another and was shut down in December for an ACL injury.
He's making progress and even addressed a potential move to middleweight due to UFC 145 co-headliner Rory MacDonald, but the champ has learned to follow his doctor's instructions.
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For years, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has teased the idea of moving up to 185 pounds. While he's not ruling out such a change, he believes a cut to lightweight would be much easier. read news >>
- 3 years ago
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UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva addresses possible "super fights" between him and Georges St-Pierre or Jon Jones. He also chimes in on who he considers as the top two fighters in the world. Read More >> read news >>
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 >>
Former UFC champ Georges St-Pierre says Anderson Silva shouldn't have been allowed to compete with a 'biological weapon'. Georges St-Pierre spoke more about Anderson Silva's recent drug test failure, and the former UFC champion has since equated those PED's to fighting with a 'biological weapon'. According to the Canadian Press, GSP says that Silva should never have been allowed to compete at UFC 183 after failing his pre-fight drug test: The fight should be cancelled because it's cheating, it's read news >>
Coming off of a tough win at BAMMA 17, UFC veteran Colin "Freakshow" Fletcher wants a shot at lightweight champion Mansour Barnaoui. read news >>
LAS VEGAS – Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former Strikeforce welterweight champ Nick Diaz finally got to stand toe-to-toe in Las Vegas, and MMAjunkie was on scene to film the staredoFiled under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
Nick Diaz's upcoming showdown against middleweight great Anderson Silva at UFC 183 won't mark the first time Stockton's favorite son has experimented with his weight. Diaz fought above his usual 170 pounds twice before in his Strikeforce days, handily beating both Frank Shamrock and Scott Smith in heavier catchweight contests. So he can attest to the positives that come from skipping the sport's dreaded weight cut. "I had less problems with energy," Diaz said on a Thursday conference call. "Like read news >>
After several months of weighing his options, middleweight Cung Le has decided to hang up his MMA gloves.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
According to GSP's manager, the former UFC champ doesn't have plans for a return in 2015 just yet "I really do think that Georges St-Pierre will be back in '15". While Dana White has been optimistic on a return from one of their most dominant and marketable champions ever, people from his camp are saying otherwise. "There is no plan for 2015," GSP's manager told MMA Junkie. "We are working on a few projects but nothing related for him coming back in the octagon." St-Pierre last competed on Novem read news >>
TORONTO – Former UFC champion Georges St-Pierre still has no idea if he’ll fight again. But if he does, he said random drug testing must absolutely be involved. In fact, he said he regrets not taking a similar stance earlier in his career.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC (...) read news >>
- 3 months ago
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UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman says being matched up once again against Anderson Silva would be an 'easy payday'. Chris Weidman is confident in his skills, and with good reason. The undefeated UFC middleweight champ spoke about the current landscape at 185 lbs, and he believes that no one in the division can defeat him. He even went on to say that if booked once again against Anderson Silva, it would be an easy payday. Fox Sports has it: "Anderson Silva a third time? If that's what people read news >>
That was tough to watch. Mauricio Rua, one of the scariest strikers to ever lace up the gloves in PRIDE Fighting Championship, has now slipped to 6-8 under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner after going down in flames against Ovince St. Preux in the UFC Fight Night 56 main event. And if you're going to start with the "Yeah, but he slipped and ..." then there is nothing I can say from this point on that will register. This man has no business at 205 pounds. Let's not pretend the Braz read news >>
Chris Weidman seems to be settling in nicely as the UFC's middleweight king. The champ currently has a matchup against Vitor Belfort on the horizon at UFC 184 in February, but in his eyes, his future is already set. Nobody's taking him down at middleweight. During a recent media event in Sydney ahead of UFC Fight Night 55, Weidman made this sentiment perfectly clear, per MMAFighting.com: Weidman, who is undefeated as a professional mixed martial artist at 12-0, has been nothing short of stellar read news >>