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Zahabi: I don't want to pressure GSP
Zahabi: I don't want to pressure GSP
Coach Firas Zahabi recently said he felt there was more fight left in GSP, but today said that although that's his feeling, he doesn't want to pressure him to return.
07/19/2015
Zahabi: In my opinion, there is more fight in GSP
Zahabi: In my opinion, there is more fight in GSP
Jonathan Shrager talks with Head Coach of Tristar Gym Firas Zahabi ahead of UFC 189 regarding Rory MacDonald and Georges St Pierre.
07/08/2015
Which martial art is king of the streets?
Which martial art is king of the streets?
Firas Zahabi: "In the streets mixed martial arts in my opinion is your number one option for self defense. However, some people don't have the time to dedicate themselves."
07/05/2015
Coach: I think GSP will fight again, vs. a colossal name
Coach: I think GSP will fight again, vs. a colossal name
Firas Zahabi on the potential return of GSP: "When they put his name on a poster again there's gonna have to be another colossal name, an historical name next to it."
06/27/2015
Zahabi: Two most important aspects of BJJ training
Zahabi: Two most important aspects of BJJ training
Firas Zahabi: "Mastering BJJ entails for the most of us getting your ass kicked for close to a decade before achieving the status of black belts."
06/04/2015
Zahabi: One day, a guy is going die in the Octagon from PED fueled hands
Zahabi: One day, a guy is going die in the Octagon from PED fueled hands
Firas Zahabi: "Because one day, a guy is going to die in the Octagon and we’re going to find out that the guy who killed him tested positive after the fact."
02/08/2015
Coach: GSP not Silva is the GOAT now
Coach: GSP not Silva is the GOAT now
Firas Zahabi compared Anderson Silva to Lance Armstrong, said that GSP is the GOAT, and warns that one day someone is going to die from PEDs.
02/08/2015
GSP and Zahabi debate who wins, Lion or Tiger?
GSP and Zahabi debate who wins, Lion or Tiger?
Coach Firas Zahabi and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre argue adamantly about who would win a lion vs. tiger fight.
12/03/2014
Zahabi: Gi is BJJ's Achilles' Heel
Zahabi: Gi is BJJ's Achilles' Heel
"That’s the Achilles’ heel of today’s jiu-jitsu, because when they do finally get you to the ground and start fighting, they’re not used to the guy trying to get back up."
11/30/2014
Coach: I think GSP will fight again
Coach: I think GSP will fight again
Firas Zahabi: "(GSP) has no definite plans whatsoever, that's the bottom line... No matter what anybody tells you, he still has not made up his mind."
10/07/2014
Zahabi: Title fight only thing that makes sense (for MacDonald)
 Zahabi: Title fight only thing that makes sense (for MacDonald)
Rory MacDonald has won eight of his last fights inside the Octagon and as far as coach Firas Zahabi is concerned, a title fight is the only logical fight next.
10/06/2014
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
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