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Georges St. Pierre vs. Matt Hughes III

Main Event | UFC Interim Welterweight Championship | 170 lbs

Georges St. Pierre defeats Matt Hughes via Submission at 4:54 of Round 2

Georges "Rush" St. Pierre
Mmaweekly large Matt Hughes

St. Pierre
Submission
Round 2

14-2-0   Pro Record At Fight   42-5-0
Climbed to 15-2   Record After Fight   Fell to 42-6
-199 (Moderate Favorite)   Betting Odds   +174 (Slight Underdog)
Vacant   Title   Vacant
Ca Canada   Nationality   Us United States
Montreal, Quebec, Canada   Fighting out of   Hillsboro, Illinois
26 years, 7 months, 3 days   Age at Fight   34 years, 2 months, 2 days
170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs)
5'11" (180cm)   Height   5'9" (176cm)
76.0" (193cm)   Reach   73.0" (185cm)
Tristar Gym   Gym   Finney's HIT Squad
UFC 79
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 79: Nemesis
  • Date: Saturday 12.29.2007
  • Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
  • Venue: Mandalay Bay Events Center
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 10 of 10)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • St. Pierre Total Disclosed Pay: $210,000
  • Hughes Total Disclosed Pay: $100,000
  • Title on Line: UFC Interim Welterweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Vacant
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