White told the Times that St-Pierre had also talked about dropping down to lightweight (155 pounds), a division that now belongs to mega-star (The Notorious) Conor McGregor.
According to LA Times reporter Lance Pugmire, Dana White signed St-Pierre back to the UFC. St-Pierre said talks about his return broke down when the new WME-IMG ownership group became involved following the purchase of UFC in the summer for approximately $4 billion.
"He's back. I'm excited", said White after the lengthy negotiations were finalized.
Tyron told us he's looking forward to polishing Thompson off and proving their last fight (which ended in a draw) was a fluke. but beyond that, he's got some bigger things to prove. St-Pierre had even enter the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency testing pool in August, so that he could be eligible for a potential December date in Toronto.
GSP vacated his title at UFC 167 to take time away from the sport but voiced his desire to return previous year. He answered that setback by defeating Serra in April 2008.
When asked about potential opponents for St-Pierre, White said: "It could be the victor [of the March 4 welterweight title fight] between Tyron Woodley and Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson, or it could be [middleweight champion] Michael Bisping". St-Pierre's last fight came against Johny Hendrix when he successfully defended his welterweight championship at UFC 167 in November 2013. There have also been rumors for months that Nick Diaz would return to action if he was able to secure a rematch with St-Pierre, who defeated him in 2013.
One of the major stumbling blocks was understood to be St-Pierre's contract with Under Armour, a rival of Reebok, who have signed a sponsorship deal with the UFC since the Canadian star last competed. He and middleweight champion Michael Bisping have recently indicated an interest in fighting one another. He says he can make the weight.
Businesses can not create more jobs with onerous health care regulations and legislative uncertainty breathing down their necks. The companion legislation would get rid of the mandate that all insurance plans include certain types of coverage.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi called for Flynn to be fired, saying he "cannot be trusted to put Putin before America". The leaks are said to be based on communications intercepts, which could include email, texts or telephone conversations.
Those flows could overwhelm the Feather River and other downstream waterways and levees and flood towns in three counties. By early Monday, the flow of water over the dam to the spillway was slowed as the water level in Like Oroville dropped .
Almost all 52 Republicans, except Senator Susan Collins, who announced her opposition on Wednesday, are expected to vote for him. Judge Timmons asked Pruitt's office to release the mails either to the court or to the advocacy group by Tuesday (21 February).
Dolan announced the ban during an interview with ESPN Radio on Friday, though he said he hoped to see Oakley return someday. Oakley believes he has been shunned by Dolan and the Knicks for making critical public statements about the organization.
The businessman is a vocal critic of federal minimum wage increases and expanded eligibility for overtime pay. Andrew Puzder says he is withdrawing as President Donald Trump's nominee for labor secretary.
US Department of State, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Linda Thomas-Greenfield is ecpected to be at the event. The European Union, which had cut support amid tensions with Jammeh, recently announced an $80m package of assistance.
The Justice Department court filing on Thursday said Trump's order would be "substantially revised" but did not provide details. If the administration had made a decision to spend a month crafting the order, "everything would've been ideal ", Trump said.
Tunsil spent most of his rookie season at guard, but he was always projected to move to left tackle eventually. It's been widely believed that the Dolphins were grooming Tunsil to be their long term answer at left tackle.
Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 183,275 shares in the company, valued at $5,573,392.75. The company earned $11.60 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $11.55 billion.
The feds said McDowell bought a.40 caliber Glock and hollow point ammunition from the undercover agent on Wednesday. He followed that January 5 with a post slamming those who failed to care about their white race like Roof did.
Luckily, American Alpha stave off the upset and embarrassment by picking up the win after hitting Viktor with Grand Amplitude. Goldberg will face Kevin Owens for the WWE Universal Championship at Fastlane on March 5, and he's expected to win the title.
He was sentenced to 24 days in Maricopa County Jail, 96 days of house arrest, a $5,000 fine, and 30 hours of community service. At one point the cop has to actually hold Floyd's hands onto the wheel because the football player is copying his mannerisms.
Two planes clipped wings while taxiing at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, delaying passengers but causing no injuries. A PHX spokesperson told ATW that the two aircraft "clipped wing tips on a taxiway" at around 8 p.m. local time February 16.
The association heard from its members that their patients experienced higher levels of stress ahead of the presidential election. The ones who live in rural areas were not as concerned about the future of their nation as were the ones who live in urban areas.
His wife, Princess Cristina, the sister of King Felipe VI, was found not guilty of being an accessory to tax fraud. On Friday, reporters waited outside their house in Geneva, hoping in vain to get a glimpse of the couple.
As EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt will bring a rational, constitutional, and federalist perspective to environmental stewardship. President Trump campaigned on promises to loosen regulations on energy production and vowed to roll back the Clean Power Plan.
The Canadian's milestone is not only testament to Crosby's brilliance but also something equally as important: longevity. Brendan Perlini and Jordan Martinook scored two goals apiece as Arizona stopped Los Angeles.
Caroline McBride, spokeswoman for Serafina Restaurant Group, said the restaurant's staff was not involved in the alleged incident. When someone began filming the pretend fight, Justin requested the person stop recording and delete the footage.
Campbell's daughter Ally, played by Alexa Nisenson , was charming and amusing as she dealt with a middle school bully of her own. In anything approaching the real world, these kids wouldn't be allowed to graduate because they'd be too busy bonding out.
Is this James' best assist ever? Channing Frye managed a relatively quiet double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds. LeBron James isn't necessarily too anxious about his team being without Kevin Love for the next six months.
Three football players were suspended from team activities last week after a sexual assault complaint was filed against them. We understand the goal of the meeting was to inform the student athletes of the breaking news story regarding Dr.
In one case, the ICE agency charged one immigrant as a "gang member" because of old speeding tickets and tattoos. Trump commented on the arrests in a joint news conference with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday.
There is no official release date for the new Batman film yet, but its original 2018 target date is looking increasingly unlikely. Storylines will overlap, all leading up to team up films, Justice League 1 later this year and Justice League 2, likely in 2019.