What injury? Georges St. Pierre resumes training following UFC 158 win over Nick Diaz

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Sounds like a vacationing Georges St. Pierre has traded in those drinks with the little umbrellas for some good old-fashioned wind sprints.

For a guy with a bum achilles, Georges St. Pierre is a pretty good sprinter.

That's the word coming out of the "Rush" camp, which has kept tabs on the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion in the days following his unanimous decision win over Nick Diaz at UFC 158 earlier this month in Montreal (replay here).

MMA Fighting has more:

"GSP has done some sprint training while on holiday and is fine, despite the injury report," the official said. "Georges told [his manager Rodolphe Beaulieu] everything is OK."

St. Pierre was expected to undergo treatment for an injured achilles, which reportedly hampered his Bell Centre performance thanks to its untimely pairing with a fever and "uneasy feeling." The various afflictions were enough to prompt trainer Firas Zahabi to prematurely declare a six-month hiatus for his star student.

Pain and suffering won't sideline GSP, but a trip to Hollywood might (see his new gig here).

That means division number one contender Johny Hendricks may still be twiddling his thumbs (again) while waiting for his crack at the crown -- assuming the lawyers for Nick Diaz don't get their way and have the UFC 158 main event erased from the record books in the wake of "Weight Gate."

And here we thought the 170-pound division was back on track after Kneehab...


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