UFC 111: GSP Getting Ready For Dan Hardy With The Sports Best Fighters


GSP’s success is partially due to his willingness to fly around the continent to train with the best MMA fighters and trainers in the sport. In Montreal GSP and trainer Firas Zahabi train year round with the cites top fighters and wrestlers. He also spent time getting ready for Dan Hardy in Denver and New York, where he worked with Nate Marquardt, Greg Jackson, Rashad Evans, Keith Jardine, Shane Carwin, Eliot Marshall, Brendan Schaub, Renzo Gracie, John Danaher, Phil Nurse, Kenny Florian, Frankie Edgar and Ricardo Almeida to prepare for his fight.

“A great variety of training partners, I’m very lucky to have that circle of friends and training partners, that’s what makes me successful and it’s how you surround yourself sometimes that makes the difference … They help me out a lot.”

“I’ve never been so ready in my career for a fight …. I’m the best I’ve ever been, I can’t wait to get it on and get to the next chapter in my career.” [MMAWeekly]

Georges St. Pierre takes on Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy at UFC 111 on March 27th from the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ.


  1. Mike34

    March 11, 2010 at 3:17 am

    Well atleast his GPS is well trained (according to your title)

  2. CagE

    March 11, 2010 at 4:37 am

    GPS is and so is GSP … Thanks

  3. jay

    March 11, 2010 at 8:23 am

    Hardy man I want Hardy to win. I hope he does it. GSP is still human and has a chin. Hardy is a good puncher and I hope he can time that punch perfectly and nail GSP. and dont count hardy out guys.

  4. CobraClutch

    March 11, 2010 at 11:22 am

    I like GSP. He's a great athlete, always has a great game plan, fights to win, and is always humble. What's not to like? Go GSP!!!

  5. Jay

    March 11, 2010 at 4:35 pm

    yeah exactly he is a great ATHLETE not a great fighter though.

  6. Deuces

    March 11, 2010 at 8:15 pm

    How is he NOT a great fighter? Ask any of those fighters he's trained with to prepare for this fight how great of an athlete AND fighter he is.

  7. Greg

    March 11, 2010 at 11:29 pm

    Not a great fighter? What have you been watching. Just ask the likes of BJ Penn, Matt Hughes and on and on. The guy trains hard, is humble, dedicated to the sport and just an all around bad ass. He is a GREAT fighter. That doesn't mean he can't loose, one good punch and any fighter can loose but to say he's not great is just wrong.

  8. PoppyNick

    March 12, 2010 at 3:14 am

    What not to like…..he's french fuck him:)

  9. GONZO

    March 12, 2010 at 5:48 am

    LOL sounds like my wife picking a football team because of the color of thier uniform, Hardy has a punchers chance just like Serra did, GSP is a phenomanal athlete and fighter who improves his game each and every fight, Hardy is a hungry fighter and great striker but I just dont think he is on the same level as GSP yet. Doesnt mean he wont be someday,but not yet… Just my opinion so all you haters don't need to waste your time calling me names because my opinion is different than yours, GROWUP!!!

  10. CobraClutch

    March 12, 2010 at 6:08 am

    He's actually Canadian, not "French." Big difference between Quebec and France. Besides, like Gonzo said, who gives a shit? To deny GSP is a great fighter AND athlete just disqualifies yourself as any sort of legitimate judge, because not only is GSP a multi-defending champion, but like Greg said he crush some great fighters and is also in the Top 5 of many people's P4P lists. Don't hate. That dress looks bad on you. hahaha.

  11. josh

    March 12, 2010 at 10:10 am

    hell with the top five he is within the top two p4p in the world and i thnik him and silva should fight to figure out who is #1……. i know the fedor coments are coming but i think if he were the same size as silva or gsp he would have his hands full… in my opinon they are better athletes and have better game plans. he just hits hard and is stronger than shit….. something they have both faced and beat….. hendo for silva and alves for gsp

  12. CobraClutch

    March 12, 2010 at 12:28 pm

    p4p…my peeps (in no ranked order, just listed alphabetically to avoid the un-needed b.s. that will assuredly accompany my post. hahaha)….





    Silva (Spider, obviously)

    Mousasi was hard to keep off my list, but maybe he'll replace someone in the next couple years. Obviously, if any of them lose to the less-than-top-notch competition they're all facing right now, that will certainly be the case.

  13. Rubs

    March 12, 2010 at 2:58 pm

    I believe GSP is one of the greatest of all time. However, I do not count Dan Hardy out. I believe this guy has a bigger shot of beating GSP than Alves, Fitch or anyone in the the division. Based on fighters styles, Hardy has definitely got a bigger chance. This guy can knock you the fuck out with one motherfuckin punch. Straight-up MMA-ing for 5 rounds? Nobody can beat GSP in his division. But one punch from Hardy can change that. I'm not putting my money on Hardy though. I'm just saying he has a bigger chance more than anyone.

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