What disease does George St-Pierre have?
After the fight, I did the exam and I found out I have ulcerative colitis. It could be genetic, but I think because of the stress and the fact that I forced myself to gain weight for that fight I developed this condition.
What is Georges St-Pierre known for?
He is widely regarded as one of the greatest fighters in mixed martial arts (MMA) history. St-Pierre was a two-division champion in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), having won titles in the welterweight and middleweight divisions.
Is George St-Pierre a black belt?
Training under his Brazilian coach Bruna Fernandes at Gracie Barra has earned him a black belt in BJJ. (As pictured in the Gracie Mag: see picture above of GSP with his coach Bruno Fernandes.)
Why Georges St-Pierre is the goat?
Georges St-Pierre is the true definition of mixed martial artist. Practicing Kyokushin karate from age seven, GSP also took up boxing, wrestling and Brazilian jiu-jitsu in his adolescence. In doing so, he mastered all areas of hand-to-hand combat, becoming both a deadly striker and a devastating grappler in quick time.
Is George St-Pierre a nice guy?
It’s Georges St-Pierre, he’s a nice guy, he tries to be a good role model, he doesn’t like to fight, he loves freedom, his lifestyle. But there’s another person I can become sometimes during training when I hit the pads. My body and my memory.
Does George St-Pierre drink alcohol?
For St-Pierre, it’s a partnership that’s a perfect fit. “I don’t drink often but when I do drink to celebrate, I drink a lot,” he said with a laugh. “That’s one of the reasons it’s good — it’s no alcohol and no sugar so it’s more healthy and it tastes good.”
Is GSP better than Jon Jones?
While Jones has been awarded the No. 1 spot, according to ESPN Power Rankings, a solid argument can be made for St-Pierre. GSP has more UFC victories, more title defenses and easily holds the record for most significant strikes landed in the UFC. The consensus among martial arts fans is that Jones is the No.
Did GSP ever lose?
Georges St-Pierre suffered just two losses in his 15-year-long illustrious MMA career. He encountered his first defeat against Matt Hughes in 2004 at UFC 50. Three years later, The Ultimate Fighter 4 winner Matt Serra became the second man to get the better of St-Pierre. St-Pierre, however, avenged both of his losses.