GSP had injured achilles and a fever Saturday


Georges St-Pierre managed to dominate and beat Nick Diaz despite an injury on Saturday night at UFC 158 in Montreal.

The TVA Sports has learned that the Quebec fighter injured his Achilles tendon at the end of training camp.

"Fortunately, there were no tears," said trainer Firas Zahabi. "That said, it was very tense and very painful, but not enough to cancel the fight."

"Our concern was that the tendon tears during combat. At the moment, we do not know if he aggravated his injury, but he certainly will undergo treatment in the coming weeks so the tendon can heal properly."

In addition to being hurt, St-Pierre was feverish during the fight against Diaz.

"It is certain that these two elements affected his performance", continued Zahabi. "He found it exceedingly difficult."

"He is physically and mentally exhausted. I think he will need at least six months of rest before returning to the Octagon. "

Read entire article... (original French)

As Johny Hendricks has reported that his hand did not break, all signs are pointing to a GSP vs. Bigg Rigg fight in the Fall.

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LastMinuteReplacement site profile image  

3/22/13 4:18 PM by LastMinuteReplacement

yeah I have seen quite a few fighters with record like that, I dont get it either

Silverball site profile image  

3/21/13 1:47 PM by Silverball

To be fair, Nick probably fought sick as well, since the commission doesn't recognize California's medical Marijuana laws, it's unlikely that he was properly able to medicate in the days prior to the fight.

KneeUpperCut Ios site profile image  

3/21/13 12:41 PM by KneeUpperCut Ios

Please add "GSP is juicing" to the list.

MartinLav site profile image  

3/21/13 12:00 PM by MartinLav

So many haters here. Wanderlei had fever at pride 33 and got KTFO.

Darth Ryase site profile image  

3/21/13 11:54 AM by Darth Ryase

Stop flat out making shit up. You're doing a disservice to the entire forum when you lie. He said GSP has been going at 100% since rehab on his knee started and that he needs 6 months off because he's both mentally and physically exhausted.

Darth Ryase site profile image  

3/21/13 11:38 AM by Darth Ryase

No mention of the mole in Cesar's camp?

whoabro site profile image  

3/21/13 10:39 AM by whoabro

Rectal thermometer gives a truer read imo

cheesesteak site profile image  

3/21/13 9:47 AM by cheesesteak

        There is breaking news that GSP came down with the Jitterbug.

Standup29 site profile image  

3/21/13 9:37 AM by Standup29

Have to agree

crumbs site profile image  

3/21/13 9:31 AM by crumbs

how is firas being interviewed and answering questions = gsp him self making excuses. after the fight GSP didnt make one damn excuse, he gave nothing but praise for nickNick on the other hand could not wait to make his first of a million excuses and shit all over GSP.both of them have given their share?? you got to be kidding me.