Eye-okay: UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre conducts a seminar recently at Ft. McMurray in Canada (Pic). About 100 local students from the Gracie Barra gym at MacDonald Island Park "got first-hand training from the UFC superstar," according to FortMcMurrayToday.com.
Jon Fitch says Nick Diaz is a 'paper champ,' making a rumored fight with Georges St. Pierre at UFC 140 later this year in Montreal perhaps not all that meaningful. Diaz defeated Marius Zaromskis to win the vacant 170-pound Strikeforce title in Dec. 2009. He's won four consecutive fights since that time. Fitch -- a former number one welterweight contender -- is currently on the mend from extensive shoulder surgery. Does he make a good point or is medication affecting his brain?
UFC champions, Georges St. Pierre (welterweight) and Frankie Edgar (lightweight), have been nominated for 2010 Espy Awards. Here are the descriptions: BEST FIGHTER, Georges St. Pierre -- The UFC welterweight champion scored a pair of unanimous decisions, beating Dan Hardy and Thiago Alves. BEST UPSET, Frankie Edgar over B.J. Penn, MMA -- Dethroned the long-time lightweight champion, winning the title with a unanimous 50-45, 48-47, 49-46 decision at UFC 112. -- Became Penn’s first loss at lightweight since 2002. To cast your votes for St. Pierre and Edgar click here.
"Captain Morgan" and the "Morganettes" joined UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre on the red carpet before the 2010 Spike Guys Choice Awards on Saturday June 5 in Los Angeles, Calif. (Via Sherdog.com).