Why GSP never fought Anderson Silva?

Why GSP never fought Anderson Silva?

During an interview with MMAJunkie, St-Pierre dived into why he never shared the Octagon with Silva. “There was a time that we were talking with Anderson Silva for a fight. It never materialized but I never had a contract in front of me ready to sign.

Who would win Anderson Silva vs GSP?

Silva, being the bigger fighter, obviously holds an advantage over GSP. GSP has struggled in the past with guys bigger than he is. Silva would likely be too big of a presence for GSP to handle. Silva is two inches taller and 15-20 pounds heavier than St-Pierre and also has a three-inch reach advantage.

Did Chael Sonnen fight GSP?

Ex-UFC fighter Chael Sonnen admitted that he was blown away by the “remarkable” strength of Georges St-Pierre after an accidental basement clash with him. He told Bloody Elbow: “I’ve fought Georges St-Pierre in a basement, in California, 2014. “That was the best fighter I’ve ever taken on.

Is Anderson Silva better than GSP?

Silva is the best striker in the sport. The reach advantage GSP has over many of his welterweight counterparts is gone against Silva. It makes it more difficult for the French-Canadian to utilize his great jab. GSP has excellent striking, but Silva is the best in the world.

Will GSP vs Khabib happen?

The fight between Georges St-Pierre and Khabib Nurmagomedov never materialized, but GSP possibly had a solution for the puzzle if it had. The fight had been rumored multiple times over the years, but it was never officially booked by the UFC. Now both fighters are retired, and the fans might never get to see it.

Has Jon Jones ever fought Anderson Silva?

Anderson Silva on Jon Jones: ‘He is the evolution of this sport’ MMA fans would relish the thought of Anderson Silva fighting against Georges St. -Pierre or Jon Jones, but neither fight has ever happened.

What is sug fighting?

On Sunday, June 27, Submission Underground (SUG) will hold an eight-man absolute tournament featuring some of the top submission-only grapplers and jiu-jitsu players in the world. These eight men are ready to compete for the cash and the shot at dethroning our current Champion Mason Fowler!

Does chael own Sug?

Oregon, U.S. West Linn, Oregon, U.S. In 2014, Sonnen began working as a MMA analyst for ESPN and two years later, in July 2016, founded Submission Underground (SUG), his own submission wrestling promotion. …