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Georges St. Pierre

Georges "Rush" St. Pierre
  • Name: Georges St. Pierre
  • MMA Record: 26-2-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Rush
  • Current Streak: 13 Wins
  • Age: 36 | Date of Birth: 1981.05.19
  • Last Fight: November 04, 2017 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Middleweight | Last Weigh-In: 184.4 lbs
  • Affiliation: Tristar Gym
  • Height: 5'11" (180cm) | Reach: 76.0" (193cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $2,081,000 USD
  • Born: St. Isidore, Quebec, Canada
  • Fighting out of: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Head Coach: Firas Zahabi
  • Other Coaches: Greg Jackson, Kru Phil Nurse
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Georges St. Pierre MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Submission | Choke
4:23 Round 3 of 5, 14:23 Total

Gb Michael Bisping
25-2-0 30-7-0

Us UFC 217: Bisping vs. St. Pierre
Main Event | Title Challenge | Middleweight | 185

2017.11.04
Odds: -115 (Near Even) | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Perf/Night | Weigh-In: 184.4 lbs (83.6 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
#12 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2017
#19 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2017
UFC 217 Performance of the Night
Win | Decision | Split
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Us Johny Hendricks
24-2-0 15-1-0

Us UFC 167: St. Pierre vs. Hendricks
Main Event | Title Defense | Welterweight | 170

2013.11.16
Odds: -215 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $450,000 ($400K Base, $50K Fight/Night) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
#55 Greatest Fight of All Time
#19 Greatest Welterweight MMA Fight of All Time
#12 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2013
UFC 167 Fight of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Us Nick Diaz
23-2-0 26-8-0

Ca UFC 158: St. Pierre vs. Diaz
Main Event | Title Defense | Welterweight | 170

2013.03.16
Odds: -525 (Heavy Favorite) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: Yves Lavigne
Win | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Us Carlos Condit
22-2-0 28-5-0

Ca UFC 154: St. Pierre vs. Condit
Main Event | Title Defense | Welterweight | 170

2012.11.17
Odds: -325 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $70,000 Fight/Night | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: Yves Lavigne
#17 Greatest Welterweight MMA Fight of All Time
#7 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2012
UFC 154 Fight of the Night
Cancelled Bout Nick Diaz UFC 143 2012.02.04
Reason: St. Pierre Torn ACL
Cancelled Bout Carlos Condit UFC 137 2011.10.29
Reason: St. Pierre Knee Injury
Cancelled Bout Nick Diaz UFC 137 2011.10.29
Reason: Diaz Removed From Bout
Win | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Us Jake Shields
21-2-0 26-4-1

Ca UFC 129: St. Pierre vs. Shields
Main Event | Title Defense | Welterweight | 170

2011.04.30
Odds: -500 (Heavy Favorite) | Weigh-In: 169.5 lbs (76.9 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Win | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Us Josh Koscheck
20-2-0 15-4-0

Ca UFC 124: St. Pierre vs. Koscheck 2
Main Event | Title Defense | Welterweight | 170

2010.12.11
Odds: -460 (Heavy Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $100,000 Fight/Night | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#24 Greatest Welterweight MMA Fight of All Time
#23 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2010
UFC 124 Fight of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Gb Dan Hardy
19-2-0 23-6-0

Us UFC 111: St-Pierre vs Hardy
Main Event | Title Defense | Welterweight | 170

2010.03.27
Odds: -600 (Huge Favorite) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: Kevin Mulhall | Walkout Music: The Notorious B.I.G. - Juicy
#26 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2010
Win | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Br Thiago Alves
18-2-0 17-5-0

Us UFC 100
Co-Main Event | Title Defense | Welterweight | 170

2009.07.11
Odds: -248 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $400,000 ($200K Base, $200K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti | Walkout Music: Imposs - Mornier 4 Life
Win | KO/TKO | Retired
5:00 Round 4 of 5, 20:00 Total

Us BJ Penn
17-2-0 13-4-1

Us UFC 94: St-Pierre vs. Penn 2
Main Event | Title Defense | Welterweight | 170

2009.01.31
Odds: -169 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $400,000 ($200K Base, $200K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#9 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2009
Win | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Us Jon Fitch
16-2-0 18-2-0

Us UFC 87: Seek and Destroy
Main Event | Title Defense | Welterweight | 170

2008.08.09
Odds: -360 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $60,000 Fight/Night | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: Yves Lavigne
#67 Greatest Fight of All Time
#13 Greatest Welterweight MMA Fight of All Time
UFC 87 Fight of the Night
Win | KO/TKO | Knees
4:45 Round 2 of 5, 9:45 Total

Us Matt Serra
15-2-0 10-4-0

Ca UFC 83: Serra vs. St. Pierre 2
Main Event | Title Match | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2008.04.19
Odds: -448 (Heavy Favorite) | Weigh-In: 169.5 lbs (76.9 kgs) | Referee: Yves Lavigne
#28 Greatest Welterweight MMA Fight of All Time
Win | Submission | Armlock
4:54 Round 2 of 5, 9:54 Total

Us Matt Hughes
14-2-0 42-5-0

Us UFC 79: Nemesis
Main Event | Interim Title | Welterweight | 170

2007.12.29
Odds: -199 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $210,000 ($80K Base, $80K Bonus, $50K Sub/Night) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
#21 Greatest Submission of All Time
UFC 79 Submission of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Josh Koscheck
13-2-0 9-1-0

Us UFC 74: Respect
Co-Main Event | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2007.08.25
Odds: -286 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $140,000 ($70K Base, $70K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
3:25 Round 1 of 5

Us Matt Serra
13-1-0 9-4-0

Us UFC 69: Shootout
Main Event | Title Defense | Welterweight | 170

2007.04.07
Odds: -1300 (Huge Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 169.5 lbs (76.9 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
#18 Greatest Welterweight MMA Fight of All Time
#1 Biggest Upset of All Time
#91 Greatest Knockout of All Time
Cancelled Bout Matt Serra UFC 67 2007.02.03
Reason: St-Pierre Knee Injury
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
1:25 Round 2 of 5, 6:25 Total

Us Matt Hughes
12-1-0 41-4-0

Us UFC 65: Bad Intentions
Main Event | Title Challenge | Welterweight | 170

2006.11.18
Odds: +115 (Near Even) | Disclosed Pay: $58,000 ($29K Base, $29K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 169.0 lbs (76.7 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
#51 Greatest Knockout of All Time
#74 Greatest Fight of All Time
#2 Greatest Welterweight MMA Fight of All Time
Cancelled Bout Matt Hughes UFC 63 2006.09.23
Reason: St-Pierre Groin Injury
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us BJ Penn
11-1-0 10-2-1

Us UFC 58: USA vs Canada
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2006.03.04
Odds: -115 (Near Even) | Disclosed Pay: $48,000 ($24K Base, $24K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#5 Greatest Welterweight MMA Fight of All Time
#28 Greatest Fight of All Time
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
2:53 Round 2 of 3, 7:53 Total

Us Sean Sherk
10-1-0 31-1-1

Us UFC 56: Full Force
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2005.11.19
Odds: -300 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $35,000 ($16K Base, $19K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 169.0 lbs (76.7 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Win | Submission | Choke
4:09 Round 1 of 3

Us Frank Trigg
9-1-0 12-3-0

Us UFC 54: Boiling Point
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2005.08.20
Odds: -175 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $28,000 ($13K Base, $15K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Jason Miller
8-1-0 12-3-0

Us UFC 52: Couture vs. Liddell 2
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2005.04.16
Odds: -135 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $18,000 ($9K Base, $9K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Win | Submission | Shoulder
1:52 Round 1 of 5

Us Dave Strasser
7-1-0 21-5-4

Ca TKO Major League MMA
Main Event | Title Defense | Welterweight | 170

2005.01.29
Weigh-In: 169.8 lbs (77.0 kgs) | Referee: Yves Lavigne
Loss | Submission | Armlock
4:59 Round 1 of 5

Us Matt Hughes
7-0-0 36-4-0

Us UFC 50: The War of '04
Co-Main Event | Vacant Title | Welterweight | 170

2004.10.22
Odds: +225 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 169.0 lbs (76.7 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
#29 Greatest Submission of All Time
Cancelled Bout Jason Miller UFC 48 2004.06.19
Reason: Miller Withdrew
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:42 Round 1 of 3

Us Jay Hieron
6-0-0 3-0-0

Us UFC 48: Payback
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2004.06.19
Odds: -275 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $8,000 ($4K Base, $4K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 169.0 lbs (76.7 kgs) | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Am Karo Parisyan
5-0-0 10-2-0

Us UFC 46: Supernatural
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2004.01.31
Odds: +200 (Moderate Underdog) Upset Victory | Disclosed Pay: $6,000 ($3K Base, $3K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 167.5 lbs (76.0 kgs) | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Win | Submission | Choke
3:40 Round 1 of 3

Us Pete Spratt
4-0-0 12-6-0

Ca TKO Major League MMA
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2003.11.29
Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: Yves Lavigne
Win | KO/TKO | Injury
4:45 Round 2 of 3, 9:45 Total

Us Thomas Denny
3-0-0 10-9-0

Ca TKO Major League MMA
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2003.01.25
Win | KO/TKO | Elbows
2:03 Round 1 of 3

Ca Travis Galbraith
2-0-0 5-1-0

Ca TKO Major League MMA
Main Card | Title Defense | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2002.10.11
Win | Submission | Armlock
3:23 Round 1 of 3

Ca Justin Bruckmann
1-0-0 4-1-0

Ca TKO Major League MMA
Main Card | Title Challenge | Welterweight | 170

2002.06.15
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
4:50 Round 1 of 3

Sv Ivan Menjivar
0-0-0 4-0-0

Ca TKO Major League MMA

2002.01.25

Georges St. Pierre Wiki Update Wiki

After competing in sport karate competitions at a young age, Georges St. Pierre began his professional mixed martial arts career in 2002, defeating notable fighters Ivan Menjivar and Pete Spratt, before debuting in the UFC in 2004 with wins over Karo Parisyan and Jay Hieron. He was then given a title match with former champion Matt Hughes for the vacant UFC Welterweight Championship. However, as St. Pierre claims, his nerves caught up to him and he overcommitted on a kimura attempt, that Hughes was able to counter into an armbar for a submission victory at 4:59 of the first round.


After putting together one of the most impressive winning streaks in welterweight history with consecutive demolitions of Jason “Mayhem” Miller, Frank Trigg, Sean Sherk, and BJ Penn, St. Pierre took the UFC Welterweight Championship from Matt Hughes at UFC 65 in 2006. Although he lost his first title defense to heavy underdog Matt Serra, St. Pierre rebounded by beating Josh Koscheck and then Matt Hughes for the interim championship. He then reclaimed the title in a rematch one year after losing it at UFC 83.


He is universally regarded as one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world, having dismantled many of the top fighters in the division since that time,  Josh Koscheck (again), Jon Fitch, Thiago Alves, Penn (for a second time), and Jake Shields. Unfortunately, GSP tore his ACL while training for his next fight, and did not compete for 19 months. 


 In UFC 154 St. Pierre squared off against interim welterweight champion, Carlos Condit to unify the belt. After being dealt a devastating head kick and flurry of punches in the third round, Georges came back to win a unanimous decision. He would then face Nick Diaz, whom St. Pierre has personally requested to fight, due to comments made by Diaz. At UFC 158 they would finally meet and GSP would use his wrestling to take down and frustrate Diaz en route to a Unanimous Decision victory.


When he first burst onto the scene, St. Pierre’s fighting style was an athletic blend of flashy striking and aggressive grappling. It was not until he refined his wrestling and Jiu-Jitsu skills, however, that he truly emerged as a world-beater. Although still considered a highly skilled striker, St. Pierre is now first and foremost known as the best functional wrestler in MMA, a truly stunning feat given that he had no amateur wrestling experience prior to entering professional fighting. St. Pierre is a relentless worker and a master strategist, often exploiting his opponent’s physiological weaknesses en route to victory. He is a humble fighter who openly and honestly discusses his mistakes in the Octagon, and who regularly travels the Americas in search of the best striking, grappling, wrestling, and MMA instruction. St. Pierre is regularly welcomed at a number of top teams in preparation for his title defenses, and carefully tailors his pre-fight camps to the opponent he is fighting. He is usually coached by Greg Jackson, besides the Condit fight, which Jackson did not participate in due to his relationship with both fighters.


In addition to his accomplishments inside of the cage, St. Pierre is one of the first true crossover stars to emerge from MMA, owing to an infectious natural exuberance, an Adonis-like physique, and a multi-year title reign. He is the first MMA fighter to be recognized as the Canadian Athlete of the year by Rogers Sportsnet (2008-2009), and the first fighter to be signed to sponsorship deals with sports advertising juggernauts Gatorade and Under Armour in 2009. Frequently describing himself as a "proud champion," St. Pierre is a consumate professional who takes seriously his obligations to the UFC, to MMA, and to the sponsors and fans that have made him rich and famous. He has received criticism for not finishing his opponents, his fights are often have some of the highest attendance marks for any UFC events.


Georges "Rush" St. Pierre  got that nickname by finishing his opponents in the first round early in his career.


GSP would face one of the toughest tests in his career when he fought Johny Hendricks at the main event of UFC 167. It was a very tough fight for the champion who looked like he had been through a war afterwords but he would edge out a close Split Decision.


After taking a month off to rest and heal up, St. Pierre announced his decision to Vacate his title and focus on his personal life for the foreseeable future. St. Pierre's abrupt departure was largely supported by fans, fighters and the UFC, since he had given himself to the sport for well over a decade. It is unknown whether or not St. Pierre will make an eventual return to the cage. 


While the future of St. Pierre's fighting career is still up in the air, he has been keeping busy by exploring a different type of career that many other UFC fighters have done in the past - acting. St. Pierre starred in the Captain American squeal as Batroc the Leaper, a French-speaking kick boxer, mercenary. St. Pierre is also taking part in the pre-production work of a remake of the classic Kickboxer movie.


UFC Walkout Songs

  • UFC 167 - Patto "The Man"
  • UFC 158 - Parcours "Paname Boss"
  • UFC 154 - Fababy "Represailles"
  • UFC 129 - Stylez Major "Strength"
  • UFC 124 - La Fouine "Ca Fait Mal"
  • UFC 111 - The Notorious B.I.G. "Juicy"
  • UFC 100 - Imposs "Mornier 4 Life"
  • UFC 94 - Sinik "L'Homme a Abattre"
  • UFC 87 - Booba "Boulbi"
  • UFC 83 - Sans Pression "Numero 1"
  • UFC 79 - Sans Pression "Territoire Hostile"
  • UFC 74 - Rohff "Dirty Haus"
  • UFC 69 - Shurik'n "Samurai"
  • UFC 65 - Shurik'n "Samurai"
  • UFC 58 - Neg Marrons "Tout Le Monde Debout"
  • UFC 56 - Neg Marrons "Tout Le Monde Debout"
  • UFC 54 - 2pa "Ambition Az A Ridah"
  • UFC 52 - DMX "X Gon' Give It to Ya"
  • UFC 50 - Kanye West "Jesus Walks"
  • UFC 48 - Kanye West "Jesus Walks"

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Videos & Highlights

    Highlight  |  "St. Pierre - Warriors of Glory" by Machinemen report dead link

    MMA video maker Machinemen pays tribute to Georges "Rush" St. Pierre in this highlight video.

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    Watch this trailer for UFC Undisputed 2010 with UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre.

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    Affliction Clothing Company interviews Georges St. Pierre in this video. St. Pierre talks about his origins in MMA and his training habits.

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    Fight Fan Highlights created this video highlight package of the legendary Georges St. Pierre.

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