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Silva vs St-Pierre Super Fight, One Victory Away

Written on January 24, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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At long last! UFC decided to put an end to "Who is the best pound-for-pound MMA fighter" speculations. It looks like fans will definitely see a GSP vs Silva superfight soon.

UFC President, Dana White, confirmed that Georges St-Pierre is one victory away from a super fight against Anderson Silva. GSP’s next fight versus Jake Shields will mark the end of his reign in the welterweight division. With his next title defense at UFC 129, Georges St-Pierre will be undeniably acknowledged as a welterweight division sweeper.

Meanwhile, Anderson Silva’s next bout is even closer. The middleweight champion will take on Vitor Belfort at the upcoming UFC 126 on February 5. In relation to this, Dana White has outlined the importance of this next clash. According to the UFC President, if Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre win their respective fights, they will face each other. And for the GSP vs Silve super fight to happen, Georges St-Pierre will move to 185lbs and will stay at that weight.

It looks like MMA fans will be in for an epic fight soon. Who will be crowned as the best pound-for-pound MMA fighter? Share your insights by leaving a comment.

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The 2011 Predictions for MMA

Written on January 14, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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This year definitely starter with a bang for MMA. Year 2011 started with big stories like Chael Sonnen's money laundering case, and with events like UFC 125 and the upcoming UFC 126. What's in store for MMA this year?

While people are still pre-occupied tallying up their “best of 2010″ list, or catching up with what they missed last year, it’s time to look forward and see what 2011 has in store for Mixed Martial Arts. So far, UFC has booked a couple of events until April, while Strikeforce has an upcoming heavyweight tournament. But more than that, here are Fighting Insider’s thoughts of what 2011 has in store for MMA fans across the globe.

Check out our 2011 Predictions for MMA after the break.

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The Road to GSP vs Silva Super Fight

Written on December 20, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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The GSP vs Silva is a match most fans are dying to see. Now that George St-Pierre has cleaned the whole division, will there be a Best Pound-for-pound event soon?

At the latest event of UFC, George St-Pierre walked away again with another decision win after defeating Josh Koscheck at UFC 124 in Montreal. Being a dominant fighter that he is, Dana White admitted that GSP has cleaned out the division. And with fans frustrated by the lack of challenge that the welterweight class can present to its king, the GSP vs Silva super-fight is becoming more and more relevant.

Dana White recently stated that the pound-for-pound title fight is already in the horizon. Both George St-Pierre and Anderson Silva have made their claim as the number one fighter on the planet. Still, nothing will be conclusive until the two of them meet inside the Octagon. GSP vs Silva is a one must-see that UFC will ever put together.

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