georges st-pierre

August 2nd, 2017
Matty

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (25-2) is set to return to the Octagon for the first time in nearly four years, and he will do so against middleweight champ Michael Bisping (30-7) in a superfight later in 2017 (*updated below), as announced by UFC president Dana White on ESPN. The Montreal native will be 36…

March 2nd, 2017
James Lynch

Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre middleweight title fight set, date/location TBA UFC president Dana White announced the news Wednesday on ESPN’s SportsCenter that Georges St-Pierre will fight middleweight champion Michael Bisping in a championship bout later this year. The date and location are to be announced at a later time. St-Pierre (25-2) has not fought since a split-decision victory over…

February 16th, 2017
James Lynch

Georges St-Pierre agrees to terms with the UFC MMAFighting broke the big story on Wednesday that former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will return to the UFC. St-Pierre (25-2) does not currently have a date or opponent booked yet in his return according to the report. However, a “return in the third quarter of 2017” is what’s…

October 24th, 2016
Matty

Last week, I wrote my thoughts on Georges St-Pierre potentially leaving the UFC due to an ongoing contract dispute. This week, I was not too surprised to read that the man who ultimately replaced GSP as the welterweight champion — Johny Hendricks — also come out recently and say he plans to retire if he loses his next fight against Neil Magny…

October 23rd, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 179  brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) myself (@LynchOnSports) recap all the major news from this past week with there being no UFC events until November 5th. The Big Four 1) GSP announces he’s a free agent. What will actually happen with him? 2) Thoughts on the media’s reactions to the massive UFC…

October 18th, 2016
James Lynch

Georges St-Pierre announces he’s a free agent on The MMA Hour  Georges St-Pierre shocked the MMA world Monday on The MMA Hour as told Ariel Helwani that he is a “free agent.” St-Pierre (25-2) revealed that he was working on new deal stemming from his 2011 contract, but talks broke when the UFC was purchased by WME-IMG….

October 17th, 2016
Matty

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre blew up Twitter on Monday when he declared himself a free agent on The MMA Hour after his contract was terminated with the world’s largest MMA organization. As James Lynch reported in Monday’s MMA Odds and Ends, UFC president Dana White had announced that GSP would not compete at UFC…

October 17th, 2016
James Lynch

WSOF cancels two upcoming events and loads up New Years Eve card World Series of Fighting announced via Twitter that they are cancelling their upcoming WSOF 34 and WSOF 35 events. Instead, the promotion plans to load up their New Year’s Eve card at Madison Square Garden. #[email protected] on #NewYearsEve is about to get a whole lot…

June 21st, 2016
James Lynch

Georges St-Pierre announces return to the cage Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre announced Monday on The MMA Hour that he’d like to end his three-year hiatus, as long as his management and the UFC are able to come to terms on a deal. “I’m ready. I’m an emotional guy. My agents, even before I came…

March 27th, 2016
Betting Bruiser

Recently Dana White drew some ire when he stated that Connor McGregor did what George St. Pierre (GSP) wouldn’t. For the first time I was deeply offended by a remark made by Dana White. Like many millions of MMA fans I am usually entertained by the words that come from the face of the company. More…

May 19th, 2015
James Lynch

A casual MMA audience won’t recognize the name Zach Makovsky, but hardcore MMA fans know the UFC flyweight as being the inaugural Bellator bantamweight champion in 2010, a title he held for over two years. Now set to fight in the biggest matchup of his career against John Dodson, the 32-year old could be on…

February 16th, 2015
James Lynch

It’s easy to be frustrated these days if you’re a MMA fan north of the border. When the news broke last week that Canadian Rory MacDonald was removed from UFC 186 in Montreal, you could hear the collective groans from Canucks coast to coast. Bad luck or not, the reaction remains similar for what’s been…

October 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Could Georges St-Pierre be considering a return to MMA? It’s possible, especially after GSP was seen with two members of the UFC’s upper brass on Tuesday in Canada. The former UFC welterweight champion, who took a leave of absence from the sport following his split decision win over Johny Hendricks at UFC 167, reportedly met…

January 17th, 2014
Miguel

Despite a horrific injury in his last fight at UFC 168 against Chris Weidman and the fact he will be near 40 years old, legendary former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva is still not set on retirement and is talking super-fight, again.  Silva’s team of Brazilian managers, translators and hangers-on have let it be known…

December 31st, 2013
James Lynch

On this Special Edition of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin)  take a look back at the year that was in combat sports with our 2013 “Year End Awards.” Also @FrontRowBrian joins us to discuss the biggest stories in 2013, the PPV model in the future and of course UFC ring card…

December 23rd, 2013
Brian Hemminger

With a high profile UFC on Fox 9 event taking place last week, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shook up.  MMA Oddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) and Jason Nawara (@JasonNawara) have taken over the reigns of the rankings, which will now be updated after every UFC event. As always, we only show changes in…

December 3rd, 2013
Gabe Killian

The main event of UFC 167 between welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre and challenger Johny Hendricks last month (Nov. 16, 2013) resulted in one of the biggest controversial decisions of the year. When GSP’s hand was raised and he was awarded the split decision victory, the sold-out crowd at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in…

November 19th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

UFC is on break this week, but we’ll be taking a look back at this past Saturday night’s controversial UFC 167 event as hosts Brian Hemminger and Adam Martin recap an eventful weekend of MMA action. Brad should be making his glorious return next week, but in today’s episode, your hosts tackle this Friday night’s…

November 18th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics, Fightnomics.com Another title fight decision, and another controversy regarding the judges’ scorecards. In prior analysis I found that the close fight between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson revealed somewhat inconsistent judging scores. So today I was eager to see how the UFC 167 championship fight between Georges St-Pierre and Johny Hendricks…

November 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 167 went down this past Saturday night in Las Vegas and now, on Monday morning, fans and media alike are still talking about what went down, especially as far as how the judging in the main event of the evening was concerned. Anyways, regardless of what happened with the judging, the fact of the…

November 17th, 2013
Miguel

Last night (Nov. 16, 2013), at the UFC 167 event in Las Vegas, Nevada, Canadian Georges St. Pierre successfully defended his UFC Welterweight Championship with a grueling split decision victory over Johnny Hendricks.  Hendricks was an underdog by roughly 2 to 1 at the books, and he came very close to pulling off the upset, but in the end…

November 17th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 167 took place tonight in Las Vegas, NV, and it turned out to be one of the best cards of the year a it produced a number of sweet finishes as well as an extremely controversial main event decision that left the MMA world spinning. Overall, 10 betting favorites won while just two underdogs…

November 16th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 167 welterweight title challenger Johny Hendricks as he prepares for his main event bout on Saturday night (Nov. 16, 2013) against Georges St. Pierre at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Team Takedown fighter understands exactly what he needs to do to find success…

November 16th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

UFC 167 November 16, 2013 Welterweight Championship: Georges St-Pierre vs. Johny Hendricks By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  For the 20th Anniversary card, the UFC had to go with their current longest reigning champion. But ever since Anderson Silva got KO’d in front of a huge Vegas crowd, we’re reminded that no champion is…

November 16th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 167 takes place tonight in Las Vegas, NV, and the card is absolutely stacked on paper with a number of exciting fights that should provide an evening of entertainment for the fans. I’ve looked through all the prop bets on the board at 5Dimes Sportsbook and have selected five which I think are very likely winners. Rory…

November 15th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

With one of the biggest pay-per-views of the year looming, your hosts look ahead to the upcoming Georges St. Pierre vs. Johny Hendricks-led UFC 167 event this weekend in Las Vegas. With Brad on vacation, Brian and Adam give their picks for the major event and offer some analysis of the lines which are already…

November 15th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Frank Trigg were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 167 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and the longtime MMA veteran joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the main card fights. Check out the videos below: UFC Welterweight Title Bout (c) Georges St. Pierre vs. Johny Hendricks Light…

November 15th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 167 is a long-awaited, five-round title bout between UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and No. 1 contender Johny Hendricks. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook sees St-Pierre as a -260 betting favorite (bet $260 to win $100), while Hendricks is a +220 dog (bet $100 to win…

November 15th, 2013
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas today opened the complete betting odds for the entire UFC 167 event at 5Dimes Sportsbook, and here they are below. ———————– UFC 167: ST-PIERRE VS. HENDRICKS November 16, 2013 – Las Vegas, Nevada ——————– MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. EST) Johny Hendricks +180 Georges St-Pierre -260 (for UFC welterweight championship) Chael Sonnen…

November 10th, 2013
Staff

Coming off a profitable night combined, Luca Fury and Nick Kalikas are looking to keep their winning ways going with UFC 167. They’ve won 12 of the last 16 events and are up 22.85 units life-to-date for a ROI of 12%. You can check a track record of premium and free bets here. If you…

November 9th, 2013
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas today opened the complete main card betting odds for UFC 167 at 5Dimes Sportsbook, and here they are below. ———————– UFC 167: ST-PIERRE VS. HENDRICKS November 16, 2013 – Las Vegas, Nevada ——————– MAIN CARD Johny Hendricks +180 Georges St-Pierre -260 (for UFC welterweight championship) Chael Sonnen +170 Rashad Evans -230 Robbie…

August 21st, 2013
Miguel

The UFC has added a welterweight clash between Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald to the November UFC 167 card headlined by Georges St Pierre’s welterweight title defense against Johny Hendricks. Nothing is certain until the final bell has rung on the GSP-Hendricks fights, but both Lawler and MacDonald are highly rated fighters who have strung…

July 13th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

After a UFC record ten successful title defenses, Anderson Silva was shockingly knocked out by Chris Weidman at UFC 162 to finally relinquish his middleweight belt. Silva was the longest reigning champion in UFC history in terms of both title defenses and length of time holding the title, and with his defeat, it truly shows…

June 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC today announced that featherweight contender Ricardo Lamas, who was left without an opponent at UFC 162 when Chan Sung Jung was yanked off of the card, will not fight a replacement fighter at the upcoming event and thus he’s been scratched from the card entirely. As well, it was announced that even though Lamas…

June 7th, 2013
Adam Martin.

One of the most intriguing matchups of the spring takes place in just over a week at UFC on FUEL TV 10 as Brazilian hotshot prospect Erick Silva returns to the cage to take on American Jason High in a three-round welterweight bout. The current betting odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook list Silva as a -360…

May 31st, 2013
Adam Martin.

We haven’t heard a peep out of Martin Kampmann since he was once-punched KOed by Johny Hendricks at UFC 154, but today his next fight was finally announced. FOXSports.com confirmed today that the main event of UFC on FOX Sports 1 2 will be a five-round welterweight battle between the top-10 ranked Kampmann and Carlos…

May 1st, 2013
Adam Martin.

The latest rumored UFC fight is a high-profile welterweight bout for the upcoming UFC 163 card this August in Brazil, as the surging Demian Maia will take on former title challenger Josh Koscheck in a three-round fight. That’s the event that’s headlined by UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo vs. Anthony Pettis, by the way. At first glance,…

March 30th, 2013
Miguel

As a bettor of UFC and MMA in general, I like it when Nick Diaz fights. Diaz is a highly skilled fighter that has always made for solid fights, compelling fights and his outlandish and sometimes bewildering behavior acts as a polarizing force – people either love him or hate him, but there is always…

March 30th, 2013
Matty

UFC Welterweight Title Fight UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre (-240) Profile: Without a doubt one of the greatest fighters in the history the MMA, Georges St-Pierre (24-2) has been virtually untouchable in the welterweight division for the better part of the last decade. He has defended his welterweight title eight straight times – second only to…

March 26th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Nick Diaz has formally requested a rematch with Georges St-Pierre. The Diaz camp today sent out a statement, which MMAFighting.com reported, where they said that due to “Weight Gate” — basically, St-Pierre is alleged to have received up to a .9 pound allowance in his UFC 158 title defence against Diaz — there should be a rematch….

March 17th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Georges St-Pierre has been nearly invincible in mixed martial arts. The long-time UFC welterweight champion, who set the record for 170 pound title defences with his decision victory over Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 158, is 24-2 overall in the sport, including an 18-2 mark while fighting in the Octagon. The only…

March 17th, 2013
Miguel

The welterweight heavy UFC 158 card went down last night in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as champion Georges St-Pierre successfully defended his title with a five round decision over challenger Nick Diaz. In the same division, heavy handed Johny Hendricks won decision over Carlos Condit and Jake Ellenberger KO’d Nate Marquardt. None of the underdogs were able to…

March 17th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 158 was a solid event from both an entertainment point of view as well as a betting perspective. Overall, nine favorites came through, while three underdogs cashed. The MMA Oddsbreaker crew had a solid night overall, so if you tailed us in your bets you likely had a good night. UFC BETTING FAVORITES THAT…

March 15th, 2013
Miguel

There is something about Nick Diaz — who challenges Georges St-Pierre for the UFC welterweight title this Saturday night in Montreal — that puts people on edge. You can see it at the press conferences and public appearances, when the tension in the body language tension of his opponents is evident. They are leery of…

March 15th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 158 Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec Saturday, March 16, 2013 Welterweight Title Fight: Georges St-Pierre (-550) vs. Nick Diaz (+425) Fight Breakdown: The UFC welterweight title is on the line as champion Georges St-Pierre takes on his arch rival Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 158. This is one of the biggest fights…

March 12th, 2013
Adam Martin.

When people think of the top Canadian welterweight MMA fighters, the two names that immediately come to mind are of course UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and his training partner Rory MacDonald. But after this weekend, expect Jordan Mein to be added to that list. The 23-year-old native of Lethbridge, Alberta, takes on tough veteran…

March 11th, 2013
Matty

UFC 158: March 16, 2013 Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre (-440) Profile: Without a doubt one of the greatest fighters in the history of MMA, Georges St-Pierre (23-2) has been virtually untouchable in the welterweight division for the better part of the last decade. He has defended his welterweight…

March 10th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Less than a week from now, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will once again put his strap on the line, this time against  Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 158, which takes place March 16th at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It will be St-Pierre’s eighth title defence since winning the undisputed…

March 9th, 2013
Adam Martin.

There are some absolutely fantastic fights that are scheduled to take place in March 2013, and as always MMAOddsbreaker has got you covered. Here are five MMA fights to be excited for this month from all over the world of mixed martial arts. Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz, UFC 158 The main event of UFC…

March 8th, 2013
Miguel

UFC 158, scheduled for the Bell Centre in Montreal on March 16th, will go down next weekend. The event is headlined by the eighth Welterweight Title defense of champion Georges St-Pierre, as he takes on the talented and brash Nick Diaz. The main card also features other top welterweights in action, as Carlos Condit takes…

February 20th, 2013
Miguel

The UFC 158 card suffered a blow when Rory MacDonald pulled out of his co-main event match with Carlos Condit due to a back injury. The card is scheduled for March 16 in Montreal, Canada leaving less than a month for fighter preparation after the fighters sign, so it is definitely nice work to put…

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