Morning Report: Kamaru Usman is reminded by Georges St-Pierre to remain focused. ‘There are a lot more guys than Usman.’


Georges St-Pierre knows better than anyone else in MMA history what it’s like to sit atop the welterweight division. Kamaru Uman is currently the UFC’s king.

Widely regarded not only as the best fighter at welterweight but the greatest fighter overall, St-Pierre held the record for most consecutive wins in the division with [****************************************************************************************************************************************************** ********************************************************************************************************************************************************] which was previously held by St-Pierre “The Nigerian Nightmare’s” last title defense was his fifth and saw him extend the record for most consecutive wins in the division with 15, which was previously held by St-Pierre at 13.

Usman lost his last fight against Colby Covington, who was widely considered to be the toughest opponent. Regardless of the challenge, Usman walked away on top for the second time in their rivalry when earning a unanimous decision. The champion expressed interest in taking on Saul “Canelo”, Alvarez, boxing’s pound for pound kingpin in the ring. But as his fellow legend knows, you can’t get distracted in the game of combat.

“I believe there’s a lot of guys that can beat Usman,” St-Pierre told MMA News. “I do believe personally Usman is the best right now in the division but that doesn’t mean he is invincible. It is important that he stays on top of his game. It’s hard to be champion and it’s even harder to stay champion. Ask Usman and he will tell you exactly the same thing.

“He is on a tear, but there are a lot more guys who can cause him trouble than Khamzatchimaev. Leon Edwards, maybe. Usman has so far been an unsolvable puzzle. Although he is a remarkable fighter, he must remain focused so that he doesn’t underestimate anyone. He should also train for each fight as if it were the most difficult .”


“GSP” achieved what few MMA fighters have been able: winning the title. Ruling the 170-pound weight class for essentially his entire career up until his swan song, St-Pierre overcame early setbacks against Matt Hughes and Matt Serra before rounding out his game, avenging his losses, and never tasting defeat ever again. As a result, the Canadian closed out his illustrious career with a second divisional title when submitting Michael Bisping after a four-year layoff in their 2017 showdown.

“Nobody’s invincible, everybody can be beat,” St-Pierre said of Usman. “It’s not the best fighter that wins the fight very often. It’s the question about the fighter that fights the best the night of the fight and there’s a lot of things that can influence the result of a fight.”


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Frustration. Mike Jackson calls Dean Barry a ‘dirty cheating motherf******’ following disqualification, believes eye gouge was ‘intentional.’

Nope. Nate Diaz attacks UFC for failing to book him and declines Conor McGregor’s trilogy bout. ‘He sucks .’

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Heck of a Morning. MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck talks with Anthony Taylor about Henry Cejudo’s return and Nate Diaz’s future.

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Kai + AlJo!

Hardy speaks.



Canelo has been confused.



Off to Singapore?

Happy birthday to one of the GOATs!

It was quite solid.

Would you like to?


That is some vigorous hand shaking, gentlemen.

Solid view.

Mr. Tommy Aspinall…

Time sure flies.

UFC Japan representsin’.


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Paul Daley (43-18-2) vs. Wendell Giacomo (9-2); Bellator 281, May 13

Joe Solecki (11-3) vs. Alex da Silva (21-3); UFC Fight Night, June 4

Abdul Razak Alhassan (11-5) vs. Jamie Pickett (13-7); UFC Fight Night, July 9


Late Happy Birthday to Megumi, The Real G.O.A.T. Thank you for reading!


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