If you type the name Georges St. Pierre somewhere in a story eventually Tristar coach Firas Zahabi will appear, too. He’s been a mouthpiece for GSP and his biggest supporter. Lately he has been asking for some interesting fight scenarios and if anyone can make them happen he can. GSP retired and gave up his … Read more
Respected trainer Firas Zahabi of Tri-Star gym lit a fire underneath Conor McGregor warm enough to get him posting on social media in retaliation. In a recent Q&A, Zahabi stated that in a rematch he believed current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway would win this time around (via MMAJunkie). Holloway has grown leaps and bounds … Read more
Renowned Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi gives his thoughts on Edmond Tarverdyan and his coaching of Ronda Rousey, as well as how she has performed in some of her most notable past fights and what led to her first-round knockout loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207. In contrast to most of the Internet, Firas … Read more
Twenty-eight-year-old Aiemann Zahabi (5-0), the younger brother of renowned MMA trainer Firas Zahabi, will compete in his sixth professional mixed martial arts bout when he takes on Winnipeg’s Kyle Oliveira (3-1) at Prestige FC 2: Queen City Coronation on March 12th. Prestige FC officials announced the bantamweight addition to the fight card on Monday. Prestige … Read more
Top lightweights Anthony Pettis and Eddie Alvarez clash this Sunday in the UFC Fight Night 81 co-main event in Boston. Listen in as Coach Firas Zahabi of famed Tristar Gym in Montreal answers questions from viewers about his breakdown of the upcoming Pettis vs. Alvarez fight and why he thinks Pettis’ kicks will be the key … Read more
The Tristar Gym is home to several high caliber fighters, most notably UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and welterweight contender Rory MacDonald. Check out the video below and go behind the scenes of what happens at Tristar, as well as watching up and coming fighters like James Polodna and Kajan Johnson.
Ricky “The Sniper” Rainey will be back in action under the XFC banner, as the promotion returns to his backyard of Charlotte, North Carolina on Feb. 22nd. Rainey made his latest appearance at XFC 21 with a quick win over XFC-vet Donny Wallace, less than two minuted into the first round. The Sniper is now … Read more