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Oct 18, 2011 2:24 pm

GSP Injured: UFC 137 Gets Penn vs. Diaz in Main Event Slot

Bad news for GSP fans… In a recent development, welterweight champion, Georges St Pierre has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled appearance in the UFC 137 main event against Carlos Condit. A knee injury suffered in training is the culprit for the removal. UFC President Dana White took to twitter with the announcement moments...


Sep 12, 2011 3:08 pm

Dana White Comments on Diaz vs. Penn

“To tell you the truth, the excuses he gave me made no sense. You’ve interviewed Nick Diaz before. You know what I’m talking about. But I started thinking about this: This kid is a real fighter and I love the BJ Penn-Nick Diaz fight. He always does show up to fight. We have trouble with...

Sep 10, 2011 6:59 am

Jake Shields Comments on Diaz vs. Penn

“I really wanted to see that fight, as most people. I think everyone was excited to see Nick (Diaz) vs. GSP. Condit and St. Pierre is a good fight too, but obviously most people would probably agree that its not as good a fight…I think Dana is a smart guy and mostly fair. I don’t...

Sep 9, 2011 9:20 am

Cesar Gracie: Nick's Respect For Penn, Makes This Fight Harder

“[BJ Penn] is the better fighter of the two. Georges St. Pierre is the bigger fighter of the two. He can beat people by being bigger or whatever. But this is the better fighter of the two. He’s more technical. He’s got a better ground game. He’s got a better stand up game.” “He wants...

Sep 7, 2011 2:08 pm

Diaz Out, Condit in against GSP

A crazy turn of events at today’s UFC 137 pre-fight press conference has changed the scheduling of four welterweight stand-outs. As we reported yesterday, Nick Diaz failed to show for the Toronto leg of the UFC 137 media tour and he followed suit this afternoon when he skipped out on a reported three different flights...

Sep 2, 2011 8:54 am

Main Card Official For "UFC 137:St-Pierre vs. Diaz"

UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is riding a five-year, nine-fight winning streak that has seen the 30-year-old Canadian defeat the likes of Matt Hughes, Jon Fitch, BJ Penn, Josh Koscheck (twice) and Jake Shields. Along the way, the Montreal native has captivated fans worldwide with his explosive takedowns and dominant performances inside the Octagon. On...

Sep 21, 2016 8:02 am

Tyron Woodley: ‘I just need some respect on my name!’

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has been given a lot of heat ever since being crowned the king of 170 pound divison. Woodley has stated that he has dealt with a lot of criticism, negativity, and racism after he knocked out Robbie Lawler at UFC 201 in July. On his Tuesday podcast of “The Morning...

Sep 20, 2016 7:19 am

Scandal! UFC Welterweight Stephen Thompson Caught in Bed with Another Man’s Belt

When Stephen Thompson defeated long-time welterweight contender Rory MacDonald back in June, he seemed like a shoo-in for a shot at the winner of Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley’s looming welterweight title fight. When Woodley stole Lawler’s belt with a first-round KO, however, Thompson’s immediate future became somewhat nebulous. Right off the bat, the new...

Sep 18, 2016 9:01 am

Odds: Stephen Thompson Opens as Favorite Over Champ Tyron Woodley

When Stephen Thompson extended his win-streak to seven with a June win over Rory MacDonald, he seemed like a shoo-in for a shot at the winner of Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley’s July welterweight title fight. When Woodley stole Lawler’s title with a blistering, first-round KO, however, Thompson’s future became far less clear. Immediately after the...

Sep 16, 2016 2:18 pm

Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson official for UFC 205

While UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley may have been quick to shut down Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson on the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show after winning the welterweight championship, the pair are now slated to fight at UFC 205 in New York. On the #UFCHidalgo weigh in show, @TWooodley confirms he’ll be fighting @WonderboyMMA at #UFC205...

Sep 14, 2016 8:41 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen setting the stage for future Thero Sonnen vs. Kalyl Silva fight

. @SpiderAnderson – I heard you son is training. Should we set a date? pic.twitter.com/yYvJYDkXFN — Chael Sonnen (@ChaelSonnen) September 14, 2016 Fan favorite mouthpiece Chael Sonnen and middleweight legend Anderson Silva had one of the fiercest rivalries in MMA history. The pair first met back in 2010, in the main event of UFC 117....

Sep 13, 2016 5:12 pm

Report: CM Punk More Than Doubled UFC 203’s PPV Revenue

Last Saturday, on the main card of UFC 203, CM Punk fell short in his long-awaited UFC debut, tapping out to Mickey Gall rear-naked choke just 2:14 into the first round. From a competitive vantage point his MMA foray was a pretty significant failure. From a fiscal perspective, however, Punk’s UFC debut is looking like...

Sep 13, 2016 9:39 am

Demetrious Johnson is Ready to Start Calling for “Money Fights”

Over the last few months, several UFC champions have caught flack for calling for money fights – that is, the fights that they believe will make them the most money, rather than the ones that make the most sense from a rankings standpoint. The most high-profile fighter to chase these fights is, of course, UFC...

Sep 7, 2016 10:49 am

Stephen Thompson reflects on Tyron Woodley shutting him down on FS1

In the main event of UFC 201, Tyron Woodley left the world stunned as he knocked out Robbie Lawler in the first round of their main event scrap, winning Lawler’s welterweight championship in the process. On the post-fight show, presumptive #1 contender Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson made his case for a fight with Woodley, pointing out...

Sep 7, 2016 8:34 am

VIDEO | Ricardo Lamas and BJ Penn surprise fans

With over a month to go until ‘UFC Fight Night: Manilla’, the anticipation is building for what many expect to be a thrilling fight. In the main event, former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas will square off against UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn as he makes his highly anticipated return to the Octagon...

Sep 6, 2016 12:59 pm

Georges St-Pierre admits he lost desire to “hurt a guy and to finish it”

Rumors have continued to surface in regards to former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returning to the Octagon. While the former welterweight kingpin has yet to formally announce his return to the UFC, ‘Rush’ stated in a recent interview that he is mentally ready to return. In addition, St-Pierre went as far as to state...

Sep 5, 2016 8:41 am

Stephen Thompson to Tyron Woodley: “It Sounds Like You’re Scared to Fight Me.”

It’s no secret that UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is not particularly keen on fighting number-one-contender Stephen Thompson. Instead, the champ infamously explained on Fox Sports that he is interested in “money fights” with the likes of Nick Diaz and Georges St-Pierre. Unsurprisingly, Woodley’s stance is not going over well with Thompson. On a recent...

Sep 3, 2016 3:53 pm

VIDEO | Anderson Silva sparring with his son

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva has returned to the gym for training following his UFC 200 loss to light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Silva, who has been on a bit of a slide since losing his UFC middleweight championship to Chris Weidman in 2013, will be looking to return to the win...

Sep 2, 2016 1:18 pm

Georges St-Pierre explains roadblock in UFC negotiations

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre appears to be closer than ever before to returning to the UFC. While UFC President Dana White has remained adamant that he believes the former welterweight kingpin will not return to the Octagon because he no longer has the desire to compete with the UFC’s best, St-Pierre revealed Wednesday...

Sep 2, 2016 11:34 am

Georges St-Pierre will have to decide between UFC & Hollywood

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre is frequently one official announcement away from returning to the Octagon. Despite his indefinite hiatus, St-Pierre has remained adamant that he is open to a return to the Octagon if he is able to reach a deal with the UFC. This week, St-Pierre made a rare TV appearance to...

Aug 31, 2016 7:56 pm

Georges St-Pierre fires back at Dana White for recent comments

Wednesday evening, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre appeared on ‘UFC Tonight’ to discuss the rumors regarding his potential return to the Octagon. St-Pierre revealed that he is more than willing to return to the Octagon, however the UFC has his terms, and the pair has yet to reach a deal. In addition, St-Pierre revealed...

Aug 31, 2016 5:23 pm

Is the UFC not allowing Georges St-Pierre back in the Octagon?

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre has not fought since November 2013. After taking what he says was a much needed break from fighting, “Rush” says that he is ready to get back into the Octagon to further build on his legacy. St-Pierre appeared on FS1’s “UFC Tonight” show on Wednesday and had some interesting...

Aug 30, 2016 6:37 am

Stephen Thompson Thinks Tyron Woodley Should be Stripped of Title if He Doesn’t Defend

UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson has put in the work, racking up seven-straight wins, including triumphs over fighters like Robert Whittaker, Jake Ellenberger, Johny Hendricks and Rory MacDonald. Now, all he wants his a welterweight title shot–ideally at UFC 205 in New York City this November. Unfortunately, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, who won the the...