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Georges St Pierre Tops the Welterweight Rankings

April 30, 2011 in Toronto was the last time UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre graced the Octagon. During his time on the shelf due to a serious ACL injury, the landscape of the welterweight division completely changed for the better. We’ve seen contenders emerge in Johny Hendricks and Martin Kampmann. We’ve seen a hype train derailed by perfectly timed knees (Kampann’s KO of Jake Ellenberger). We’ve seen the crowning

Erick Silva vs John Fitch: Soon GSP will Fear another Silva!

Looking at Erick Silva’s profile and fight statistics he is not someone you want to take to the ground or stand in front of either. Frankly this is not a good time to be caught in a cage with this man. He hits with his entire body the same way he slaps on chokes and submissions with utter fluidity and accuracy. This is a bad fight for Jon Fitch. Even

UFC 154 Fight Card Set

Don’t ink in your calendars just yet, or place any bets, even though the main card is set for November’s UFC 154 event. Keep your pencils handy in case the injury bug strikes again. UFC 154 takes place Nov. 17 at Montreal’s Bell Centre. The pay-per-view event features a title-unification bout between welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (16-2 UFC) and interim titleholder Carlos Condit ( 5-1 UFC), as well as a

UFC Interim Champ Carlos Condit isn’t Concerned with the Media’s Lack of Respect

The big news lately seems to be about the long awaited return of welterweight champion George St. Pierre and the “potential” super fight between him and middleweight champion Anderson Silva. What about Carlos Condit though? If you don’t have a mouth or talk to the media, it seems like you’re a nothing to them anymore. All you hear is the opinions from fighters like Chael Sonnen, Alistair Overeem etc. What about the fighters who train their butts

Ben McPhee’s Recent MMA News Roundup – Follow him on Twitter @MMAWriter1

A lightweight matchup between Canadian Mark Bocek (11-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC) and Brazilian Rafael dos Anjos (17-6 MMA, 6-4 UFC) has been added to UFC 154. The card is expected to feature the unification bout between UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and interim titleholder Carlos Condit, although not yet signed. The card takes place Nov. 17 at Montreal’s Bell Centre.