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Georges St-Pierre

Georges St-Pierre (French pronunciation: [ʒɔʁʒ sɛ̃ pjɛʁ]; born May 19, 1981), often referred to as GSP, is a French Canadian mixed martial artist and the current Welterweight Champion of the UFC. St-Pierre is ranked as the No. 1 Welterweight in the world according to Sherdog, and numerous other publications. St-Pierre is ranked the No. 3 pound for pound fighter by ESPN, and No. 2 by Sherdog. In 2008, 2009, and 2010 he was named the Canadian Athlete of the Year by Rogers Sportsnet. Georges St-Pierre was born on May 19, 1981 in Saint-Isidore, Quebec, to Roland and Pauline St-Pierre. St-Pierre had a difficult childhood, attending a school where others would steal his clothes and money. He started learning Kyokushin karate at age seven from his father and later from a Kyokushin Karate Master to defend himself against a school bully. He took up wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu after his karate teacher died (at this point he also trained in boxing). Before turning pro as a mixed-martial artist, St-Pierre worked as a bouncer at a Montreal night club in the South Shore called Fuzzy Brossard and as a garbageman for six months to pay for his school fees. St-Pierre has trained with a number

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Georges St-Pierre -- Beach Muscle Training ... With Obliterated ACL

Georges St-Pierre
Beach Muscle Training ... With Obliterated ACL

File this Under: "Impressive ... or Really Stupid?"He's got a TORN ACL in his left knee, but "semi-retired" UFC legend Georges St-Pierre didn't let that stop him from working out on the beach in… READ MORE >

Jon 'Bones' Jones -- I Didn't Diss GSP ... I Was Just Misunderstood

Jon 'Bones' Jones
I Didn't Diss GSP It Was a Misunderstanding

UFC champ Jon 'Bones' Jones tells TMZ Sports ... he wasn't TRYING to duck Georges St-Pierre at a post-Super Bowl party in NYC last weekend ... it just seemed that way. We shot the footage of the… READ MORE >

- 70 days ago
Jon Jones & GSP -- AWKWARD ENCOUNTER ... At Super Bowl Party

Jon Jones & GSP
BIZARRE ENCOUNTER At Super Bowl Party

Was Jon "Bones" Jones trying to DUCK Georges St-Pierre at the Super Bowl post-game bash in NYC last night??? Because it sure as hell looked that way in this clip. It all went down outside Marquee… READ MORE >

- 72 days ago
Joe Rogan to Georges St-Pierre -- Stay Retired ... Don't Be the Next Chuck Liddell

Joe Rogan to GSP
Stay Retired ... Don't Be the Next Chuck Liddell

Georges St-Pierre should hang up the gloves forever ... rather than risk a pathetic, washed-up comeback attempt like Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, and Chuck Liddell ... so says UFC commentator… READ MORE >

- 119 days ago
Georges St-Pierre -- Partying Hard in Miami After Quitting UFC [Video]

Georges St-Pierre
Partying Hard in Miami After Quitting UFC

Georges St-Pierre isn't letting a few life-altering personal issues put a stop to the party train ... in fact, the former UFC champ hit the clubs HARD in Miami just a week after announcing he was… READ MORE >

- 120 days ago
Georges St-Pierre -- Officially Gives Up UFC Title ... Amid Personal Crisis

Georges St-Pierre
Officially Gives Up UFC Title Amid Personal Crisis

Georges St-Pierre just OFFICIALLY relinquished his title as reigning UFC welterweight champion ... after stepping away from the sport to handle all sorts of issues in his personal life. The move… READ MORE >

- 124 days ago
Georges St-Pierre -- TOOK HUGE HIT FROM EX-MANAGER ... Paid Her $737k After Nasty Falling Out

Georges St-Pierre
TOOK HUGE HIT FROM EX-MANAGER Paid Out $737k After Nasty Split

Georges St-Pierre cut a $737k check to his former manager -- after the woman sued the UFC champ for screwing her out of her contract ... and according to court docs, she could still be in line for… READ MORE >

- 148 days ago
Georges St-Pierre -- Unplanned Pregnancy, Family Illness ... Derail UFC Fighter

Georges St-Pierre
Unplanned Pregnancy, Family Illness Derail UFC Fighter

Georges St-Pierre will take a break from the UFC to handle 2 major personal crises -- his father is dying and he got a woman pregnant and doesn't want her to have the baby ... TMZ Sports has… READ MORE >

- 149 days ago
Georges St-Pierre -- Jean-Claude Van Damme Is a Real Life BADASS

Georges St-Pierre
Jean-Claude Van Damme's A Real Life BADASS

He was a joke in "Street Fighter" ... he sucked in "Double Team" ... but Jean-Claude Van Damme could BEAT YOUR ASS in real life, so says UFC champ Georges St-Pierre. A well-dressed GSP was out… READ MORE >

- 258 days ago
Georges St-Pierre -- The Man Vs. Ape Challenge

Georges St-Pierre
Man Vs. Ape ... FIGHT!

UFC welterweight champ George St-Pierre is afraid of no man -- but would he ever have the balls to square up with a chimp? Those cute, cuddly ... face-mangling, genital-eating creatures? Check out… READ MORE >

- 828 days ago

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