Georges St.Pierre’s long time coach, Firas Zahabi, has come out this week with some interesting news regarding the champs physical state during UFC 158. Zahabi is stating that GSP was feverish and was nursing an injured achilles tendon.
“Fortunately, there were no tears. That said, it was very tense and very painful, but not enough to cancel the fight. We wanted to keep it a secret since Diaz is an expert submissions ankles.
“Our concern was that the tendon tears during combat. For the moment, we do not know if he aggravated his injury, but it certainly will undergo treatment in the coming weeks for the tendon can heal properly. ”