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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
Zahabi believes Nick Diaz is next in line for GSP
Zahabi believes Nick Diaz is next in line for GSP
05/02/2011 mmafighting.com
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