Georges St-Pierre talks Adesanya and McGregor’s losses, Usman’s dominance | Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show

Former 2-division UFC champion Georges St-Pierre returns to Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show to discuss a wide variety of topics including…
0:00 Ariel welcomes GSP in as the two discuss what qualifies someone as the MMA GOAT.
1:15 GSP’s involvement in Karate Combat.
9:21 His thoughts on Conor McGregor’s loss to Dustin Poirier.
13:30 His thoughts on Israel Adesanya moving up to light heavyweight and losing to Jan Blachowicz.
15:42 GSP discusses Kamaru Usman’s dominant run in the welterweight division.
22:32 GSP reflects on his win over Nick Diaz at UFC 158.
25:50 GSP discusses his decision to retire on his own terms compared to other fighters of his era getting released or continuing at an older age.
35:20 Working on the Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.
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  1. Muhammad Harris

    Muhammad Harris

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    GSP with hairs? 😐 it's over he's not returning.

  2. Miroslav Petrus

    Miroslav Petrus

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    George, man....I miss you so much in octagon.....

  3. Nick Murphy

    Nick Murphy

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    No human face has the fine tuned muscular endurance to hold the GSP smile 23hrs a day, as he famously does. That 24th hour of GSP's day was a mystery to us for centuries but, due to recent unearthed anthropological evidence, we've known for a fee years that he dedicates that final hour to grinning so that his smiling muscles can take a break. Little known and unequivocally true fact: GSP used those facial muscles to crush small, hard to see bones of his opponents in fights. They likely won him every fight. I mean, when someone's facial muscles crack a fighter's testicular bones (whose existence is also unequivocally true), they aren't too keen on continuing the fight. We know that earth's biological systems, be they mammalian, mollusk or otherwise, are incapable of supporting such functions. Taking all of this empirical knowledge as a whole leads to a single, undeniable fact...GSP isn't some odd mix of alien and dinosaur loving nerd+most dangerous man on earth.... he is instead a dinosaur loving nerd+most dangerous man on earth and also he IS the alien. Sure, I get that Canadian physiology is so distinct from the rest of earth's biological uniformities that it may as well constitute alien...but GSP is different. We all know that regular canadians photosynthesize for sustenance...but GSP has developed the ability to survive SOLELY on "smiles and good vibes" (merely augmented by a daily quarter ounce of methamphetamine to curb the appetite) while standard canadians only use smiling to show a willingness for sexual lascivious experimentation with random passerbys and they cannot survive solely on the smilinggoodvibes alone. Man...science is so neat. Im really glad I dropped out of school in 2nd grade to pursue an autodidact path of science using the only FACTUAL scientific texts necessary: The French Canadian Bible (illustrated edition ofc), The BIIIIG Book of Dinosaurs and finally, Janking (and other homemade inhalants) for Dummies. Humans wouldn't have developments such as these without altruistic brain jeenieuses like myself. No thanks necessary but a cash donation is strongly suggested (mandatory).

  4. Tatanka T

    Tatanka T

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Don't worry Georgie....you're not

  5. Tsavo Serengeti

    Tsavo Serengeti

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Did gsp say karate? Cobra Kai! Cobra Kai!! Cobra Kai!!!

  6. D M

    D M

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    I love his smile 🥺🥺 he seems so happy 🥰🥰

  7. D M

    D M

    4 өдрийн өмнө


  8. xwers1234


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    George was the NMF before wonder boy. He deserves a NMF alumni belt

  9. Dana White

    Dana White

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    GSP is right. Blachowicz wouldn’t will all 10 fights vs Adesanya but I’ll give him 9.

  10. JEGA35


    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Real Talk from Ariel. Usman is great but GSP will be forever the GOAT! He changed the game!!

  11. JEGA35


    6 өдрийн өмнө

    GSP is the GOAT!

  12. Jamie Yates

    Jamie Yates

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    How can you not love GSP legend

  13. bri sc

    bri sc

    7 өдрийн өмнө

    wow, he has hair, lol!

  14. Ab


    9 өдрийн өмнө

    George 'Rogaine' St-Pierre

  15. Daniel McLaughlin

    Daniel McLaughlin

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    We're all wire differently. So true.

  16. K Butcher

    K Butcher

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    Ariel calls him GOAT and George's hair grew 1cm

  17. Абдул Малик

    Абдул Малик

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    15:50 RESPECT THE LEGEND, GSP is so humble and honest

  18. Kyle Williams

    Kyle Williams

    12 өдрийн өмнө

    Such a class act, always honest. Much respect to GSP true role model

  19. stephencarlsbad


    14 өдрийн өмнө

    GSP "I never lied to fight" That's no surprise to me. You could tell that GSP was never settled about having to smash another competitor face in. This is what made him more successful. It made him more popular with the fans.

  20. Gerard Mc Ginnity

    Gerard Mc Ginnity

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    Say Karate one more time. I dare you. Double dare you.

  21. C


    16 өдрийн өмнө

    What on earth is on his head and why is he acting so weird? Roids make you weirder over time it appears.

  22. j m

    j m

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Nothing comes close to gsp he fought roided roasters back then. This also applies to Michael bispings mma legacy.

  23. Tyrell Thompson

    Tyrell Thompson

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    I appreciate the humbleness when he didn’t wonna take the title as the goat when Ariel said it But he lowkey knows he is cause he didn’t even name anybody else when he tried to deflect 🤣👌🏽

  24. mike ausra

    mike ausra

    18 өдрийн өмнө

    good well done show >

  25. M REDZ

    M REDZ

    18 өдрийн өмнө

    The greatest ✨

  26. K. Daniel

    K. Daniel

    19 өдрийн өмнө

    George is Jean Claude times 4

  27. ThatNigga


    19 өдрийн өмнө

    I hope he finds that peace he’s looking for with Diaz.

  28. Jonathan hicks-pepin

    Jonathan hicks-pepin

    19 өдрийн өмнө

    gsp is too humble , he fought a prime bj penn who fought at heavyweight weighing in at 191 pounds against a heavy lyotto machide who gave machida a hard time

  29. 4Ever Driven

    4Ever Driven

    19 өдрийн өмнө

    Glad to see gsp back into the spot light. Im thrill to see more of you in all movies, shows, podcasts, George!

  30. 4Ever Driven

    4Ever Driven

    19 өдрийн өмнө

    GSP is by all, one of the best of all time. Grid, perseverance, wit, speed, explosiveness, he has them all.

  31. Gizzo Dadon

    Gizzo Dadon

    19 өдрийн өмнө

    GSP looks 15 with that haircut yet speaks like he's 500

  32. Nino GG

    Nino GG

    19 өдрийн өмнө

    Look at that hair... George St Pierre looks like a homosexual with that hair style.

  33. Matthew Montoya

    Matthew Montoya

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    Man he is so smart. I still think he could compete

  34. Matthew Montoya

    Matthew Montoya

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    He has always been my favorite one of the best. I think he could beat uzman

  35. Randall Trantham

    Randall Trantham

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    Reference to yesterday, today, tomorrow; GSP just dismantled ancestor worship, IMO, and I agree.

  36. Randall Trantham

    Randall Trantham

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    First comment, loves me some GSP ! Hurr, head of hurr :)

  37. S. A.

    S. A.

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    Former 2-division UFC champion George 'Justin Bieber' St-Pierre.

  38. Xxxx Big Rich

    Xxxx Big Rich

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    Good interview with one of the best fighters all time. Jon Khabib Gsp the best 3 fighters I've ever seen. Even though Prime Cain was a beast

  39. Andre Cury

    Andre Cury

    21 өдрийн өмнө

    I love you Georges❤

  40. 1122redbird


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  41. EbbsNFlow


    21 өдрийн өмнө

    GSP too nice for his own good. You think Conor's training was negatively impacted by lockdown rules? Rules don't apply to the rich.

  42. EbbsNFlow


    21 өдрийн өмнө

    Thought Jon Jones was Ariel's GOAT?

  43. qwe rty

    qwe rty

    22 өдрийн өмнө

    I actuals thought he was bald

  44. Robert Turner

    Robert Turner

    22 өдрийн өмнө

    The GOAT! No doubt. Beat everyone he ever faced,fought at the highest level for longer than any of the other people in the conversation that haven't failed(multiple) drug tests. Retired as champ(twice). You are delusional if you don't think he's the 🐐. Khabib didn't fight the same level of competition(I'm a huge Khabib fan,he is top 5 for sure). Jones failed tests kill it for me but I'm not delusional. If he gets the hw strap he is the 🐐

  45. NishISAlott


    22 өдрийн өмнө

    GSP has such a great attitude. This is the first time, I have heard him speak.

  46. BlueFM


    23 өдрийн өмнө

    That’s worth investing in right now Bas and George together, cannot go wrong....both living legends and respectful, articulate and professional. Luv it🙏🏻❤️

  47. Troy Spartan

    Troy Spartan

    23 өдрийн өмнө

    I love George he is and has always been one of my favorite fighters and he's just one of the best guys. He's so respectful to everyone and he's just a cool guy.

  48. Nico Loco

    Nico Loco

    23 өдрийн өмнө

    Has Gsp ever said something that wasn't intelligent or true?

  49. FistoftheNorthStar6


    23 өдрийн өмнө

    GSP - Greatest warrior-strategist of all time.

  50. Eric Laramie

    Eric Laramie

    24 өдрийн өмнө

    The last time I heard someone say "Kick is a kick, a punch is a punch" wound up in a wheelchair at the hands a\of Tong Po.

  51. Say


    25 өдрийн өмнө

    I could listen to GSP say, "Karate" and "Poirier" all day

    • Piru Love

      Piru Love

      9 өдрийн өмнө

      KA RA DEE

  52. YouKnow


    25 өдрийн өмнө

    So fn sick of hearing from GSP If you look up the definition of irrelevant. You'll see GSP he hasn't fought in years isnt gonna fight and fought in a different "time" mma has evolved hed get smoked. Keep the past in the past

  53. Go Berzerk

    Go Berzerk

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    The way he pronounces Poirier sounds way more exquisite! 🧐👌🏾

  54. 1.4142


    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Georges "Excited by women and dinosaurs" St.-Pierre

  55. Pierre vanwienen

    Pierre vanwienen

    26 өдрийн өмнө

    I love how thurough George explains everything to everyone . . . what a humble person and good heart he has, Great champion one of the Goats for sure !!!

  56. BlazehashIRL


    26 өдрийн өмнө

    Karate don’t work

  57. Chadwick Barry

    Chadwick Barry

    26 өдрийн өмнө

    Off the poutine and fumers myself good luck GSP🥇

  58. David Hobson

    David Hobson

    26 өдрийн өмнө

    What a class dude



    27 өдрийн өмнө

    lmfao , i not used to seeing him with hair

  60. Piotr Paweł Piwoński

    Piotr Paweł Piwoński

    27 өдрийн өмнө

    Pure class as always, the GOAT GSP !!

  61. Tyler Size

    Tyler Size

    27 өдрийн өмнө

    I am not impressed by your performance.

  62. ael buel

    ael buel

    27 өдрийн өмнө

    where is Cpt. Haddock

  63. VallieNJ


    27 өдрийн өмнө




    27 өдрийн өмнө

    I love how humble this guy is 👊🏻

  65. Bud The Chud

    Bud The Chud

    27 өдрийн өмнө

    Great person. Bad haircut.

  66. Pragmatic


    27 өдрийн өмнө

    GSP!! Good to see him giving Commentary. Near and around UFC.

  67. Pragmatic


    28 өдрийн өмнө

    I have always respected this guy!

  68. Tee-Jay The Stereo-Bargain-File

    Tee-Jay The Stereo-Bargain-File

    28 өдрийн өмнө

    Oss old school tradtionalist

  69. Kas V

    Kas V

    28 өдрийн өмнө

    GSP deserve a rematch with captain America. I think he takes cap this time 😂

  70. Zen Piranha

    Zen Piranha

    28 өдрийн өмнө

    Did this big nose clown really just bring up Machida and Cejudo and not Thompson?

  71. jzh8499


    28 өдрийн өмнө

    Friggin' Yoda.

  72. Red Dawn 1

    Red Dawn 1

    28 өдрийн өмнө

    Apparently gsp lost the fight with his hair this morning

  73. Swole Monkey

    Swole Monkey

    28 өдрийн өмнө

    Such an amazing guy.

  74. HT


    28 өдрийн өмнө

    why is GSP going on this media assault?

  75. Michael Ross VISIBILITY

    Michael Ross VISIBILITY

    28 өдрийн өмнө


  76. Tetea Engkima

    Tetea Engkima

    28 өдрийн өмнө

    Only his wisdom and iq al0ne made him a goat..his thoughts about athletes getting better is very true just like technology cause we human are evolving,,he saw it clearer than everyone..this is why he is the goat in mma period..

  77. Justa Guy

    Justa Guy

    29 өдрийн өмнө

    GSP has been everywhere lately. Why?? Ask your self why? GSP vs kahbib will happen 2022, mark my words!

    • Justa Guy

      Justa Guy

      29 өдрийн өмнө

      O and my prediction, GSP wins by decision. 🤷🏻‍♂️.

  78. Leonard Thajeb

    Leonard Thajeb

    29 өдрийн өмнө

    22:27 gsp the real nmf

  79. Robert Riley Jr

    Robert Riley Jr

    29 өдрийн өмнө

    St Pierre shows he's the greatest by exhibiting unquestioned humility. Great take on the GOAT question, Georges! Finally someone willing to admit that time moves on, and so does the level of athletes' accomplishments 💪🏼

  80. eric edmunds

    eric edmunds

    29 өдрийн өмнө

    Guile lol

  81. Po Pe

    Po Pe

    Сарын өмнө

    GSP is the definition of intelligence.THe knowledge of this guy is unmatched.

  82. ĸaιne


    Сарын өмнө

    GSP always takes a realistic philosophical approach to sport and sets the reality straight for it. Taking about the evolution of the sport and how things move on. Hes great.

  83. Bobby Wayne

    Bobby Wayne

    Сарын өмнө

    A true champion, A class act, beautiful human, everybody loves GSP!!🙏🏻🙏🏻

  84. Y Kahlil

    Y Kahlil

    Сарын өмнө

    Helwani is such a cringey person. Trying to corner GSP into badmouthing Usman. He's the epitome of media. Shameful.

  85. Josh


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    No other word but just an all time legend. He truly is the GOAT.

  86. hawk city ent

    hawk city ent

    Сарын өмнө

    He’s a stand up guy represents 🇨🇦 very well

  87. Travis Jones

    Travis Jones

    Сарын өмнө

    I am sorry but this was the nail in the coffin for me for something that I already knew for a long time period this world champion right here is the most humble honest best not only champion but one of the best persons I've ever seen in this world my God blown away by GSp. I don't even know what to say anymore

  88. astan fartin

    astan fartin

    Сарын өмнө

    karata is op

  89. Mario Martinez

    Mario Martinez

    Сарын өмнө

    I have argued with so many people that claim GSP to be the best of all time because of 11 title defenses. My argument has always been what george just said. Fighters today are 20x better. 3-5 title defenses today are just as impressive as 10 in the past. George was a gladiator fighting cavemen before. Now we have nothing but gladiators in the UFC. Way way way more competitive.

  90. G


    Сарын өмнө

    GSP interviews should be taught in schools

  91. ben gadgets

    ben gadgets

    Сарын өмнө

    Thank you ESPN, Ariel, GSP, and for the timestamps! "Athletes of today will always be better than athletes of the past" uh, bruce lee?🤔

  92. G Lucas

    G Lucas

    Сарын өмнө

    Falcon and Winter Soldier...knew I recognized him from somewhere hahaha

  93. Zach Stone

    Zach Stone

    Сарын өмнө

    Kamarus a bad dude but I dont think of him as dominant. He held Masvidal, got in a war with Colby, and Gilbert rocked him bad in the first round. Multiple times in my eyes. So he doesnt interest George at all lmao

  94. Markus Gebäudereinigung

    Markus Gebäudereinigung

    Сарын өмнө

    omg that blonde hair..... he lookes like the singer from roxette who past away, forgot her name...

  95. Tf Oh

    Tf Oh

    Сарын өмнө

    Car ah dee - George 'no longer looks like dana white' St Pierre

  96. Lord Lugo

    Lord Lugo

    Сарын өмнө

    Karate word count: 6 billion.

  97. May May Somner

    May May Somner

    Сарын өмнө

    I'm sorry to say it, but Kobe Bryant could have been the GSP of Basketball, that is why it was so painful for most to lose Kobe, incredible mind coupled with an incredible career.

  98. Sean Hernandez

    Sean Hernandez

    Сарын өмнө

    Looks like a lesbian now lol

  99. Pete Spino

    Pete Spino

    Сарын өмнө

    how about a charity wrestling match. KABHIB VS PIERRE

  100. Richard Legrand

    Richard Legrand

    Сарын өмнө

    That hair is definitely karate hair.