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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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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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UFC 151 CANCELLED – WHAT TO DO IN VEGAS NOW?

Come on. It’s Vegas. There’s tons do (and most of it’s legal). But here are the recs from the UFC, which happen to include a signing at Las Vegas Fight Shop with Randy Couture on Saturday. Enjoy.    

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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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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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PRE-FIGHT LINKS FOR ROUSEY-KAUFMAN

We did some digging and put together a group of links for your pre-fight reading. Give ’em a look: MMAmania.com: Is Ronda Rousey The Fighter To Take Women’s MMA To The Next Level? MMAmania.com: Rousey-Kaufman Preview MMAmania.com: Rousey-Kaufman Predictions MMAmania.com:

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RANDY COUTURE TO FIGHT STEVEN SEAGAL

Well, it’s not a for sure thing, but wouldn’t it be f-in awesome? Randy, at least, said he’s game. : “No, I think everything I set out to do, I managed to pull off, and it has been an amazing journey

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ROUSEY-KAUFMAN PREVIEW

Wanna know how these two champions will match up? Click here for a good read from sherdog.com.  

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HOW’D RONDA GET THAT BODY FOR THE BODY ISSUE?

Ummm, coffee and one meal a day, duh? Said Ronda: “It’s kind of a combination of The Paleo and The Warrior diet. I pretty much eat one meal a day – which takes place at night… There is one exception

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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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YOUR MMA OF THE DAY

This installment features Ronda and more Ronda. Former Olympians talk about the Women’s Strikeforce champ, and then there’s the clips from Conan. Enjoy.

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MEDICAL SUSPENSION: VERA OUT 45 DAYS

In a testament to what a stellar fight the main event at UFC on FOX 4 was, both Shogun Rua and Brandon Vera were issued medical suspensions for injuries sustained during the bout. Rua is out for 45 days, while

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RONDA ON CONAN

The Women’s Strikeforce Bantamweight Champion was on Conan last night and chatted up her upcoming fight, but only for a bit. The majority of the interview was spent on Ronda’s ESPN The Magazine shoot, armbars and sex before a fight.

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WEIGH-IN DATE SET FOR ROUSEY-KAUFMAN FIGHT

Official fighter weigh-ins for “Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman” take place next Friday, Aug. 17, at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego. Click here for the full breakdown.  

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