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Affliction Fight Stories – Georges St. Pierre – “Too Twisted for Me”

UFC Fighter Georges. St. Pierre gives us the lowdown on some strange encounters that occur when you’re one of the best.

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Affliction heads to Vegas for UFC 167: St-Pierre VS. Hendricks

This past weekend the Affliction team headed to Las Vegas with our Fly-Away contest winner, Nicole and her guest, for UFC 167: St-Pierre vs. Hendricks.  For those of you who didn’t catch the contest, we gave away a trip with

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GSP VOWS TO BE A FINISHER

In an interview with the Toronto Sun, St. Pierre spoke to the criticism he’s received for his tendency in recent fights to win fights on points and not by submission. Said GSP: “I want to finish because of the criticism. I’ve

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TRAINER WANTED GSP TO WAIT, BUT HE’LL BE READY FOR COMEBACK FIGHT

George St. Pierre may be returning to the Octagon against Carlos Condit at UFC 154, but if his trainer had his way, that wouldn’t be the case. Said GSP’s trainer Firas Zahabi: “It was tough. I would have preferred, obviously, if he

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GSP FOCUSED ON WELTERWEIGHT DIVISION

Watch video of GSP fielding questions from media yesterday. Enjoy.

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GSP ON SUPERFIGHT WITH SILVA: “IT’S TERRIBLE”

You’ve heard the rumors (and how could you not) about the looming superfight between Georges St. Pierre and Anderson Silva. But, in a meeting with media yesterday, GSP downplayed the possibility of the fight, even going so far as to

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GSP: UFC’S ULTIMATE PROFESSIONAL

Bloody Elbow’s David Castillo interviews GSP. Here’s a bit from the piece: “I don’t have a personal history with GSP other than enjoying his rise to the top in the UFC WelterweightDivision. But he assumes me to be a member of

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SILVA-ST. PIERRE TO GO OFF AT 180

Dana White intimated that the superfight of superfights, Silva-St. Pierre, will be fought at 180, meaning GSP would have to come up to meet Silva. Said White: “They’ll probably do the fight at 180 (pounds),” he said. “At one point,

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DANA WHITE ON ST. PIERRE-SILVA

Check out the video interview, here. But you’ll have to fast forward to the end to get to the bit about GSP and Silva. Or, you could just read his comments below. Said White: “I think we’re pretty close. If

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ROACH: SIZE AND WEIGHT DIFFERENCE MEAN SILVA-ST. PIERRE WON’T HAPPEN

Famed boxing trainer, Freddie Roach, believes that the difference in both height and weight between GSP and Anderson Silva will prohibit the fight from ever happening. Said Roach: “I’ve trained both guys and Anderson is a very talented boxer, he

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CONDIT WELCOMES ROLE OF SPOILER

Even though UFC 154 is being billed as one of the most anticipated fights of the year, the fight that’s garnering even more attention is the potential superfight between Anderson Silva and Georges St. Pierre. Seemingly getting overlooked and underestimated

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GSP OPENS AS -350 FAVORITE OVER CONDIT

Georges St. Pierre is a 3.5-to-1 favorite in his upcoming fight against Carlos Condit, which is significant, just not as significant as his odds have been past fights. The last time GSP was favored at less than 5-to-1 was in

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GSP’S TRAINER ZAHABI PROJECTS PPV RECORDS FOR UFC 154

Not that he’s an authority on UFC PPV buy-ins, but Firas Zahabi thinks UFC 154 will set new standards in PPV numbers. “I think he’ll break a record when he comes back,” Zahabi said. “I think GSP fans are going to

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SILVA-ST. PIERRE BOUT IN THE CARDS

Said Anderson: “Regardless of who wins, even if St. Pierre loses, a fight with me can happen. A fight like this is above anything else. St. Pierre is one of the greatest of the UFC. Right now, a fight with Condit

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GSP MEDICALLY CLEARED

The long wait is over. Sixteen months to be exact. The reigning UFC welterweight champion, Georges St. Pierre, has been cleared by the appropriate medical staff and can resume “normal MMA activities”. Ahh, sweet music. Click here for the full

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THE GEORGES OF OLD

Georges Saint Pierre isn’t an athlete who pretends he doesn’t read the blogs or pay attention to the twittersphere. Fact is, he does. And it shows. Or at least it will. The UFC Welterweight Champion vows that his fights post-knee

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GSP AND JCVD

From GSP’s twitter: “2 days ago I went out to dinner with JCVD after he visited Tristar- when I was a kid I wanted to be just like him!” Click here for the video.

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LOOK WHO’S BACK

From GSP’s Facebook page: “That’s me a couple of weeks ago- back at the office!!!”

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DAVIS & GSP ON BLOODY ELBOW

Phil Davis’ new ad “It Makes Me” ad and new training video of a freshly-rehabbed GSP were featured on Bloody Elbow’s “Your MMA of the Day.” Click here to give it a look.

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WAR AND PEACE @ JACKSON’S

The premier episode of Sports Illustrated on NBC Sports Network features Jackson’s Gym. Should be a good watch. Peep the trailer, here. For more info, read this piece from MMAmania.

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