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UFC President Dana White has not spoken to GSP since the new drug-testing policy was announced but did not appear confident about the former champion’s potential return to the octagon. Several months ago, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre revealed that he would never return to professional competition until his employers implemented third party drug testing. So naturally, when the UFC announced that they would implement comprehensive out-of-competition random performance enhanc read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has weighed in with his thoughts on the UFC newly announced increased drug testing program, and it sounds like the former champ is in favor. On Wednesday, February 18th, the UFC announced a brand new drug testing policy, to take effect July 1st of 2015. The policy would put more money behind out of competition testing, especially in markets without their own commission oversight, as well as pushing commissions for harsher penalties (as much as 4 yea read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Georges St-Pierre has long been a whistleblower on performance-enhancing drugs in MMA. It wasn’t until Anderson Silva, the greatest fighter in UFC history, tested positive for steroids that the MMA world finally started to pay attention. Merely days after Silva defeated Nick Diaz in the main event at UFC 183, Nevada Athletic Commission Executive Director Bob Bennett announced the former middleweight champ had tested positive for two steroids, Drostanolone and Androsterone, per Shaun Al-Shatti of read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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UFC President Dana White wants to arrange a superfight starring two of the sport's biggest names. Speaking with the media after UFC 183, White was asked if Anderson "The Spider" Silva vs. Georges St-Pierre was still within the realm of possibility. He responded confidently, saying he's 100 percent interested in that bout (h/t Tim Burke of Bloody Elbow). "Yeah I think anything is possible," White said. "If Georges St-Pierre wanted that fight, I would definitely make that fight. I'm sure Anderson read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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The UFC president spoke to GSP about a return to the octagon in his hometown in April, but the former champ had a good reason to turn it down. With a big UFC show coming up in Montreal on April 25th in Montreal, naturally fans and media alike began to wonder if this could be the site that sees the return of the one of the greatest fighters of all time, Georges St-Pierre. The longtime welterweight champion decided to take a break from the sport last year after UFC 167, and what better place to co read news >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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Lost amid all the hullabaloo of the UFC 182 pay-per-view (PPV) event, as well as some of the shocking headlines that followed, was the final episode of "GSP Resurrection," which capped off a year-long documentary focusing on the rehabilitation of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre. Have a look: Post by NOS Energy Drink. St. Pierre called it quits in late 2013 after several years atop the world of mixed martial arts (MMA). "Rush" revealed a laundry list of issues, including perso read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Georges St-Pierre may go down as one of the greatest mixed martial artists in the history of the sport. As multiple MMA writers continue to speculate whether or not he is going to return to the sport, he has taken on quite a different role. Instead of letting his fists do the talking, GSP has become a spokesman of sorts for the conversations that much of the MMA world has not wanted to discuss. It would be vital to see him stay in this position, regardless of whether he returns to competition or read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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For Rory MacDonald, fighting longtime friend and training partner Georges St-Pierre would be the same as stabbing him in the back. On paper, a potential UFC title fight between St-Pierre and MacDonald screams dollar signs. How could fans not obsess over seeing one of MMA’s all-time greats compete against his longtime pupil in a battle of generations? The proposal of the student vs. teacher matchup is a no-brainer for outsiders. MMA isn’t a team sport, and fighters are paid to fight. Why should a read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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According to Nick Diaz, the reason why the oft-talked-about superfight between Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva never took place was simply because St-Pierre was afraid. The former Strikeforce welterweight champ wasn’t too happy about St-Pierre’s recent comments regarding his upcoming middleweight bout with Silva on January 31. During an appearance on Chael Sonnen’s You’re Welcome podcast, St-Pierre claimed that Diaz “made a mistake” by accepting a fight with Silva at 185 pounds instead of a read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has been on a self-imposed hiatus from the sport for nearly a full year, but he's still unsure of whether a return to the Octagon is happening. In an interview with MMA Canada on Saturday, "Rush" also makes a prediction for Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler II at UFC 181 next month (transcription per MMA Fighting). I don't know if I will go back to competition. That's why I didn't call it 'a retirement,' I called it 'a break' because I read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former UFC Welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre says he's walking around at 200 pounds of muscle due to the strength training he's been doing while recovering from ACL surgery. Georges St-Pierre was always known for his excellent conditioning and zealous commitment to training when he was the UFC's long-reigning Welterweight champ. Even though he's been out of competition most of the time since he relinquished the UFC title due to an ACL tear, GSP has still been working out and staying in shape. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has an uncanny connection with the unknown. ...Or so he says. GSP recently appeared on an episode of fellow former UFC superstar Chael Sonnen's podcast, You're Welcome, and the subject turned to aliens and unidentified flying objects (UFOs). This is, of course, not the first time GSP has talked about space critters. His appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience in April 2013 turned heads, as GSP said he was afraid of aliens and that he frequently e read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Georges St-Pierre is as qualified as anyone to comment on the highly anticipated UFC 183 main event between returning former longtime middleweight champion Anderson Silva and his fellow returnee, former Strikeforce welterweight champ Nick Diaz. St-Pierre was Silva's contemporary for years atop the sport's pound-for-pound polls, and he fought Diaz, defeating him via decision at UFC 158. And while St-Pierre gives Diaz plenty of respect, he believes Stockton's most famous athlete made one mistake: read news >>

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