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TITLE DATE POSTED SOURCE
Trainer thinks GSP will fight late next year, White would give title shot
Trainer thinks GSP will fight late next year, White would give title shot
Firas Zahabi: “My personal opinion is he still has plenty of competitive juice in him. I don’t think he’ll be anywhere near fight shape until he’s late-34 -- mid-34."
09/10/2014
Zahabi: A lot of fire left in [GSP]
Zahabi: A lot of fire left in [GSP]
Fires Zahabi: "I think so. I think there’s a lot of fire left in him. Especially since he got injured, he’s more motivated than ever."
06/15/2014
Zahabi: GSP went too far, too long
Zahabi: GSP went too far, too long
“The younger generation can learn from Georges St-Pierre. Do what Georges did if that’s the result you want. Just know, you can’t do that forever.”
02/25/2014
GSP coach: TMZ went too far
GSP coach: TMZ went too far
“I can take it and so can Georges St-Pierre,” said Firas Zahabi. "But they went a little too far when they started running after people in his family."
01/06/2014
Coach: GSP return to fighting is 50/50
Coach: GSP return to fighting is 50/50
"I don't know. It's 50/50 and I don't think he knows either," said Firas Zahabi of GSP's potential retirement. "I think if he ends it this way, it was good."
12/02/2013
Kennedy: Firas Zahabi makes fighters boring, not Greg Jackson
Kennedy: Firas Zahabi makes fighters boring, not Greg Jackson
"All of us fighting three weeks apart and all of us had a 'knockout of the night' or 'fight of the night.' Then you look at Firas Zahabi and you look at Rory MacDonald."
11/24/2013
Zahabi: GSP not planning retirement anytime soon
Zahabi: GSP not planning retirement anytime soon
Firas Zahabi: "GSP has always that said if he loses the drive to really go through with a great training camp and push himself, then he will retire."
10/16/2013
Zahabi: If GSP fights Silva next, that could be his last fight
Zahabi: If GSP fights Silva next, that could be his last fight
“If Georges St-Pierre fights Hendricks... he could have more fights after that. If he fights Anderson Silva, I could really see that being his last fight."
03/30/2013
Zahabi: GSP made weight and had shorts on
Zahabi: GSP made weight and had shorts on
Firas Zahabi: “I was told the decimal didn’t count, so we didn’t worry about it...I don’t see even .9 making a difference in a fight, so I didn’t give it any thought.”
03/28/2013
Trainer: GSP's training camps not sustainable; maybe 2-3 fights left
Trainer: GSP's training camps not sustainable; maybe 2-3 fights left
Head coach of Georges St-Pierre, Firas Zahabi recently spoke to Sherdog Radio's 'Cheap Seats' show and spoke on the champion's future plans.
03/26/2013
Zahabi: I've never seen Georges this angry
Zahabi: I've never seen Georges this angry
Firas Zahabi: "...I think what pissed off Georges the most is he was insulted while he was sidelined. Nobody else insulted him except Nick Diaz when he was sidelined..."
03/14/2013
Zahabi: MacDonald trains too hard
Zahabi: MacDonald trains too hard
Firas Zahabi: "This is part of fighting. People get injured, but we have to try to keep it at an absolute minimum. It's a big challenge."
02/19/2013 mmajunkie.com
Trainer: MacDonald's 'Ali shuffle' a technique, not showboating
Trainer: MacDonald's 'Ali shuffle' a technique, not showboating
Firas Zahabi: “I can’t believe people perceived it that way...It makes no sense to me because the shuffle is a technique. It’s a way to draw your opponent’s attention."
12/13/2012 sherdog.com
Coach: GSP wants to fight Anderson Silva
Coach: GSP wants to fight Anderson Silva
"He told me yes," said Firas Zahabi of a potential Superfight between Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre.. "But I think there's a lot to be negotiated."
12/06/2012 cbc.ca
GSP's coach: Diaz deserves the title fight
GSP's coach: Diaz deserves the title fight
Firas Zahabi: "If you want to be really fair about it, he [Nick Diaz] is the guy who beat the most amount of names in the biggest fights."
11/28/2012 mmajunkie.com
Zahabi: Silva should drop to 170 for GSP
Zahabi: Silva should drop to 170 for GSP
Zahabi: "I don't know if Anderson can make 170 or something close to that. If Georges goes up, I know he won't be able to come back down..."
11/19/2012 mmafighting.com
Coach: GSP is faster and stronger than before surgery
Coach: GSP is faster and stronger than before surgery
John Pollock talks with the head trainer of the Tristar Gym, Firas Zahabi, about George St-Pierre's preparation for the welterweight unification bout at UFC 154
11/12/2012 The Fight Network
Zahabi: I would have preferred GSP waited
Zahabi: I would have preferred GSP waited
“I would have preferred, obviously, if he could have waited a little longer. I think it would have been the best, more ideal, but Georges really wanted to fight..."
09/14/2012 sherdog.com
Zahabi: No chance of MacDonald fighting BJ at UFC 153
Zahabi: No chance of MacDonald fighting BJ at UFC 153
“38 stitches is a massive cut, its not a regular cut where you get ten or twelve stitches and it heals after a few weeks," Zahabi said of Rory MacDonald's injury.
08/07/2012 fightersonlymag.com
Coach: I think GSP ok to start camp in Aug
Coach: I think GSP ok to start camp in Aug
"I really think in August, he'll be ready to start a training camp again. I don't want to count my eggs before they hatch, but he's really looking good," said Firas Zahabi.
08/01/2012 bloodyelbow.com
Zahabi: GSP still wants Diaz
Zahabi: GSP still wants Diaz
Firas Zhabi: "Everywhere we go the fans are asking me for Nick Diaz. They're always asking me when Georges [St-Pierre] is going to fight Nick Diaz..."
07/25/2012 mmafightercorner.com
Lion tamer Firas Zahabi cautious about GSP return time table
Lion tamer Firas Zahabi cautious about GSP return time table
"I won't be confident to give a time table until I see Georges St-Pierre in the gym and moving around and live sparring," said famed trainer Firas Zahabi.
06/08/2012 mmajunkie.com
Zahabi: MacDonald will wait for GSP to retire for title shot
Zahabi: MacDonald will wait for GSP to retire for title shot
"Georges is the champion of [MacDonald's] weight class,” Zahabi told The Fight Nerd.com. “They’re teammates and they won’t fight each other.
06/08/2012 thefightnerd.com
Zahabi details GSP's knee injury
Zahabi details GSP's knee injury
10/18/2011 sherdog.com
Miguel Torres: Coach Zahabi calls me garbage
Miguel Torres: Coach Zahabi calls me garbage
05/19/2011 mmafighting.com
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