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  • 18 days ago
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Firas Zahabi, head of Tristar gym and trainer of Rory MacDonald and Georges St-Pierre, joins the Heavy Hands podcast to weigh in on the rematch between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler, both of whom he has scouted in the past. When it comes to breaking down a fight, who better to ask than a world-renowned film junkie and MMA trainer who has prepared fighters for both of the competitors? That's why Connor and Pat asked Firas Zahabi, head of the world class Tristar Gym and trainer of such men as read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Watch Georges St-Pierre and Firas Zahabi debate who would win in a fight, a lion or a tiger. Georges St-Pierre has gone on record in the past, saying that one of his main hobbies and interests include paleontology and dinosaurs, but does his knowledge of prehistoric animals help in a debate about today's kings of the jungle? The long time UFC welterweight champion and his coach Firas Zahabi take opposing sides and they debated who would win in a fight between a lion and a tiger. Watch the clip a read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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One of the best coaches in MMA talks about the evolution of the sport, and says that jiu-jitsu is poorly organized for MMA Firas Zahabi, who is considered as one of the great minds in Mixed Martial Arts, recently spoke about the evolution of the sport. In an excellent interview with BE Alum Patrick Wyman, the TriStar gym head coach says that he finds that the lack of adaptation and development of jiu-jitsu for MMA 'discouraging'. He says BJJ is 'poorly organized for MMA' and is still tailored mo read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi offered his thoughts on why Rory MacDonald should get the next shot at the UFC welterweight title. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Coach Firas Zahabi discusses Rory MacDonald's win over Tarec Saffiedine on Saturday night. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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That's according to Firas Zahabi, MacDonald's head trainer, who claims UFC can't deny "Ares" his title shot after what he did this past Saturday night. Rory MacDonald solidified his spot as the top-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender (behind Robbie Lawler, of course) this past weekend Oct. 4, 2014, at UFC Fight Night 54, knocking out Tarec Saffiedine in round three of their headlining bout in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. To watch full fight video highlights click read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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If 2014 goes down as the year Rory MacDonald cemented his claim to the UFC welterweight throne, then Saturday's performance against Tarec Saffiedine will be remembered as the moment everything came together for the young Canadian, as MacDonald outclassed Saffiedine at his own game for two rounds before shaking his decision-prone stigma and ending the former Strikeforce champion's night with a textbook third-round salvo of heavy punches. Afterward, MacDonald made his intentions clear: he wants a read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The MMA Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of who will be stopping by on Monday's show. 1:00 p.m. -- Nova Scotia's Chris Kelades will talk about beating Patrick Holohan on just five days' notice at UFC Fight Night Halifax on Saturday night. 1:25 p.m -- Coach Firas Zahabi will discuss Rory MacDonald's win over Tarec Saffiedine on Saturday night. 1:45 p.m -- Glory kickboxer Joe Schilling will talk about switching over to MMA to fight Melvin Manhoef in Bellator on Nov. 15. 2:05 p.m. -- H read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 3 months ago
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Tristar Gym head coach Firas Zahabi revealed that Georges St-Pierre will be able to resume martial arts training in October. Although Georges St-Pierre has only been sidelined for approximately six months rehabilitating his torn ACL, it appears he will be ready to resume light martial arts training next month. According to Tristar Gym head coach Firas Zahabi, the former welterweight kingpin has had a much smoother rehabilitation process this time around and is well ahead of schedule in compariso read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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According to head trainer Firas Zahabi, longtime UFC welterweight champion and pound-for-pound great Georges St-Pierre will be cleared to fight this fall. In a recent interview with ESPN.com's Brett Okamoto, Zahabi said GSP has resumed "gymnastics training" just six months after undergoing surgery in March to repair a torn left ACL. Additionally, Zahabi said he expects GSP to be medically cleared to fight in October, almost exactly nine months from the date of the surgery. GSP previously tore hi read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre is more motivated than ever, despite another ACL injury, and will eventually return to the Octagon, according to TriStar coach Firas Zahabi. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi discussed Rory MacDonald's fantastic performance in the co-main event of UFC 174, as well as why the Canadian deserves a title shot. He also mentioned that he believes that former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will return to the UFC. read news >>

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