GSP Vacates UFC Middleweight Title

The UFC announced earlier Thursday that George St. Pierre has, effective immediately, vacated his middleweight title. St. Pierre captured the middleweight crown at UFC 216, after being retired for four years, by defeating Michael Bisping. The victory made St. Pierre only the fourth fighter in the promotion’s history to hold crowns in more than one division. GSP released this statement via the UFC: “My fight at UFC 217 was one of the greatest nights of my life but I now need to take some time to focus on my health.…

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The UFC and Reebok: A match not made in heaven

As most fight fans know, the UFC and Reebok signed a six year, $70 million deal late last year. By and large this arrangement has been riddled with problems and ridicule,from not only fight fans , but the fighters themselves.  The arrangement has been a colossal flop for both sides, as it has made Reebok appear incompetent and UFC, even more greedy and dictatorial towards its fighters. Fighters have claimed this deal has cost them thousands of dollars, as it no longer allows the 3rd party sponsorships. When longtime cut…

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