There’s not much more that can be said about GSP’s win over Hendricks. Rather than make Alistair Overeem hungry by beating a dead horse, let’s fast-forward to looking at what St-Pierre’s future may hold instead. I firmly believe he will fight again in 2014. Beyond the overwhelming amount of public pressure to award Hendricks a rematch based on how his victory came about, St-Pierre’s competitive desire and belief in doing what’s right will ultimately draw him back into the Octagon. That being said, his need for time is off is completely logical. Over the past year he’s been in three major match-ups including two all-out wars after having spent the previous eighteen months working his way back from a major injury. On top of that, he spent some time on set due to a small role in the new Captain America film and undoubtedly had countless other media obligations to deal with as well. Throw in TMZ's recent report regarding an unplanned pregnancy and his father's grave health and St-Pierre's hiatus is even more understandable. With a nice six-month break to unwind, the UFC could shoot for a Canadian event in September/October for his return and give Hendricks the option to fight against first or hold out until getting his rightful shot at redemption.
Every victory at UFC 167 was notable for one reason or another. Ironically, the biggest win at the show was awarded to the least deserving competitor when welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre received a controversial Split Decision nod despite appearing to come up short against contender Johny Hendricks. Take a look at what might be next for GSP as well as some of his UFC peers who happened to exit the event with a raised hand. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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