Parisyan was on his way up in the UFC when he ran into a debuting youngster by the name of Georges St-Pierre. For further perspective, Parisyan had won four straight entering the effort and picked up five more consecutive victories after the scrap including success against Chris Lytle, Matt Serra, and Nick Diaz. GSP’s potential was immediately noticeable in the fight, going on to outpoint “The Heat” with relative ease.
The MMA gods broke the mold when they crafted UFC welterweight Georges St-Pierre out of a stringy Canadian kid whose brush with bullying put him on the path to becoming one of the greatest fighters to ever grace the Octagon. In addition to being supremely talented, St-Pierre works his tail off in the gym and remains exceptionally humble even as the millions keep piling up. Whittling GSP’s record down to a Top 10 where wins are concerned would be a disservice despite “Rush” only having 24 total victories. In that regard it’s time to take a look back at fifteen moments of past success from St-Pierre’s career. Whether he’ll add Johny Hendricks to the list after their showdown at UFC 167 remains to be seen… (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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