Georges St-Pierre, Ben Askren to guest star on ONE Championship edition of ‘The Apprentice’

Georges St-Pierre | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A pair of welterweight champions are coming to The Apprentice. ONE Championship announced Wednesday that two-division UFC champion Georges St-Pierre and former ONE champion Ben Askren will appear as guests on a special edition of the long-running reality show headed by ONE CEO Chatri Sityodtong. BREAKING NEWS: Please […]

Georges St-Pierre surprised, wishes Khabib Nurmagomedov well after ‘perfect career’

Many viewers were caught off-guard when UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov took off his gloves and placed them in the center of the cage Saturday after defeating Justin Gaethje at UFC 254. Among them was former UFC welterweight champion and UFC middleweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, who was watching closely as part of the UFC’s French […]

Israel Adesanya flattered by Georges St-Pierre: ‘Beautiful compliment coming from a GOAT’

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is grateful to be lauded by one of the greatest fighters of all time. After Adesanya (20-0 MMA, 9-0 UFC) put on a masterclass against Paulo Costa last month at UFC 253, former two-division champion Georges St-Pierre hailed him as the “perfect fighter.” Adesanya, who looked up to former UFC […]

Georges St-Pierre: UFC ‘surely’ doesn’t want me to run away with lightweight belt vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre smiles when he thinks about a fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov. But it takes three to tango, and he believes one party doesn’t want to dance. Speaking to BT Sport, St-Pierre called the chances of another return to the octagon “incredibly low” given the […]

Coach Javier Mendez: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Georges St-Pierre would decide ‘best of all time’

The stakes of a potential Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Georges St-Pierre would be at an all-time high, at least according to Nurmagomedov’s coach. Javier Mendez, the head coach of American Kickboxing Academy, believes a contest between Nurmagomedov, the current UFC lightweight champion, and St-Pierre, former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion, would determine the greatest fighter of all […]

Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov discusses George St-Pierre fight, conditions to rematch Conor McGregor

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting In October, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will defend his title against interim champion Justin Gaethje at UFC 254. Should he win, it will be Nurmagomedov’s 29th victory with zero defeats and it also could be the penultimate fight of Nurmagomedov’s career. Last month, Khabib’s father passed away, triggering a wave […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov says UFC ‘will negotiate’ Georges St-Pierre fight after UFC 254

Following the tragic loss of his father due to complications related to COVID-19, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is turning to MMA to help him get through a tough time, and says there is one fight his father would have loved him to take before he retires. Speaking to reporters in Russia at the announcement […]

Dana White: With UFC 252 win, Daniel Cormier’s exit from MMA would be ‘neck and neck’ with Georges St-Pierre

Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images Only one fighter might match Daniel Cormier if he’s able to retake the UFC heavyweight belt from Stipe Miocic on Saturday night at UFC 252, according to promotion president Dana White. “He’d be neck and neck for greatest exit with [Georges] St-Pierre,” White said on Wednesday during a live-streamed chat […]

Georges St-Pierre joins RDS as analyst for French UFC broadcasts

Georges St-Pierre | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting UFC legend Georges St-Pierre is stepping into the broadcast booth. On Friday, the UFC announced via press release that “GSP” is the newest member of Quebec’s RDS (Reseau des Sports) broadcasting team. The former two-division UFC champion will serve as an analyst for the French-language channel’s UFC broadcasts, […]

Twitter Mailbag: Will Georges St-Pierre vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov happen?

Questions on your mind about recent happenings in the UFC or the sport of MMA in general? MMA Junkie’s Twitter Mailbag with @mma_kings is here – and this week he answers: Will Georges St-Pierre vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov happen? What are your thoughts on Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Cody Garbrandt? Who should be next for Khamzat Chimaev? […]

Oddsmakers install Khabib Nurmagomedov as early favorite to defeat Georges St-Pierre

With the UFC seemingly softening its stance regarding a potential matchup between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Georges St-Pierre, bookmakers have started to offer early odds. UFC president Dana White recently told ESPN that he would “do anything Khabib wanted to do” for the Russian’s final fight with the promotion and said he’d consider matching him with […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov opens as sizable betting favorite in potential fight with Georges St-Pierre

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting It’s rare that Georges St-Pierre has been an underdog during his career. But if he decides to come back, that’s exactly the role he’ll play for a fight against reigning UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Earlier this week, UFC president Dana White said he’d consider a showdown between Nurmagomedov and St-Pierre […]

Kamaru Usman cites statistic in sharing why he hopes to fight George St-Pierre after UFC 251

ABU DHABI – Kamaru Usman isn’t interested in picking or choosing opponents. He’ll leave that up to the UFC. However, he is offering his two cents on who he’d be interested in. In a pre-fight media scrum held Friday, the UFC welterweight champion was asked who he sees as the next challenger should he defeat […]

Conor McGregor says he’ll ‘easily’ end career as MMA GOAT over Jones, Silva and St-Pierre

Conor McGregor believes there’s currently a debate to be had about who is the greatest fighter in MMA history. When all is said and done, though, he’s it will be a closed case. McGregor (22-4 MMA, 10-2 UFC) insists he will go down as the top fighter ever seen in the sport, with his accomplishments […]

Georges St-Pierre headlines 2020 UFC Hall of Fame class

Georges St-Pierre will join the UFC Hall of Fame this summer. St-Pierre (26-2 MMA, 20-2 UFC), the former UFC middleweight and welterweight champion, will join the modern-era wing of the UFC Hall of Fame as part of the 2020 class. “Georges St-Pierre is a pioneer of Canadian MMA who helped build the sport globally,” UFC […]

Georges St-Pierre Named To Hall of Fame Class of 2020

UFC legend Georges St-Pierre will be inducted in the UFC Hall of Fame as a member of the 2020 class. Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Ali Abdelaziz: ‘I can see Khabib Nurmagomedov fighting Georges St-Pierre before he fights Conor McGregor’

Khabib Nurmagomedov and his team continue to stress that the UFC lightweight champion is not interested in a rematch with Conor McGregor. In fact, manager Ali Abdelaziz thinks there’s a higher chance that Nurmagomedov faces Georges St-Pierre before running things back with McGregor. “He’s Khabib’s ‘son,’ he’s my ‘nephew,’ and I think my nephew needs […]

UFC full fight video: Georges St-Pierre out-grapples Karo Parisyan to win UFC debut

UFC, YouTube Watch Georges St-Pierre vs. Karo Parisyan full fight video to see St-Pierre pick up his first octagon win by beating Parisyan at his own game at UFC 46 on Jan. 31, 2004, in Las Vegas. “GSP” and Parisyan would both go on to have successful UFC careers, but on this day it was […]

UFC free fight video: Georges St-Pierre avenges his loss to Matt Serra in devastating fashion

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Georges St-Pierre didn’t lose often during his career but every time an opponent defeated him, the former two-division UFC champion eventually found away to avenge himself. Back in 2007, St-Pierre was a victim of arguably the biggest upset in UFC history when Matt Serra won The Ultimate Fighter and then demolished […]

Georges St-Pierre: UFC denied Khabib Nurmagomedov fight to avoid ‘the risk of me winning’

For Georges St-Pierre, seeking a fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov was never about adding another championship to his collection. But he understands why the UFC opted not to book the matchup, regardless. Former two-division UFC champion  St-Pierre (26-2 MMA, 20-2 UFC) had previously expressed interest in facing UFC lightweight champion Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC), but […]

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