After some smack spewed in St-Pierre’s direction, he and Penn hooked up in a rematch of their 2006 tilt. In addition to the bad blood, Penn was also lightweight champ at the time, so there was some added intrigue in that regard. St-Pierre had little trouble dismantling “The Prodigy”, eventually forcing Penn’s corner to throw in the towel after the fourth frame. Afterwards, Penn would accuse St-Pierre of greasing up to make him a harder target for submissions, also reiterating his belief the renowned champion relied on performance enhancing drugs to succeed.
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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