Category Archive: Welterweight

GSP: Comeback “not interesting for me right now”

George St-Pierre, one of the best fighters of all time, last stepped into the cage to fight in November 2013 at UFC 167. After defeating Johny Hendricks in a controversial decision, he decided… Continue reading

Nick Diaz Hoping for Early 2015 Return

UFC welterweight Nick Diaz has said repeatedly that he was retired unless the UFC would pay him $500,000 or give him a title fight; neither possibility seemed likely. The absence of Nick Diaz brothers is an awful loss… Continue reading

Lawler/Brown Booked for UFC on FOX 12

A barnburner of a welterweight pairing will headline the UFC’s summer foray onto network television, as top-ranked contenders Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown are set to collide in the main event of UFC on FOX 12, promotion officials… Continue reading

UFC Looking to Book Lombard vs. DHK for China

Despite his pleas and Twitter call outs of fellow top 10 welterweight Matt Brown, Hector Lombard will instead draw Dong Hyun Kim for his next fight scheduled in August. According to a report… Continue reading

Matt Brown Interested in Nick Diaz Fight

Fresh off his UFC Fight Night 40 win over Erick Silva (watch it), the “Immortal” welterweight warrior is looking ahead to the next big challenge in the promotion’s stacked 170-pound weight class. And… Continue reading

Gunnar Nelson vs. Ryan LaFlare Scheduled for July

As reported on by Ariel Helwani, Gunnar Nelson and Ryan LaFlare will face one another at UFC: Dublin in July. A battle between up-and-coming welterweights, this fight is sure to bring the fireworks!… Continue reading

MacDonald/Woodley Scheduled for UFC 174

While the UFC’s welterweight division remains an utter pileup behind champion Johny Hendricks, it seems like a potential top contender bout is being lined up for June. According to Ariel Helwani, speaking on Fox Sports… Continue reading

GSP Suffers ACL Injury

Georges St-Pierre recently took an indefinite hiatus fromMMA, but the former UFC welterweight champion never stopped training. GSP said that he’s felt better than ever since vacating his belt and stepping out of the spotlight, and many fans… Continue reading

Lawler vs. Ellenberger Slated for UFC 173

A training injury to Tarec Saffiedine has given way to an intriguing Top 10 welterweight fight. Saffiedine, who was slated to meet Jake Ellenberger at UFC 172, had to withdraw from the bout. As a result, Ellenberger will… Continue reading

Who Should Get the Next Shot at the Welterweight Belt?

Now that UFC 171 has ended, who do you think should get the next shot at the belt? Hector Lombard, Rory MacDonald, and Tyron Woodley are all coming off impressive wins. Robbie Lawler… Continue reading