A total of 17,249 spectators packed the Bell Centre in Montreal on Saturday to witness UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit with gate receipts totally $3.14 million.
The event featured the long awaited return of welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre in a unification bout with interim titleholder Carlos Condit in the main event. St-Pierre looked up to his former form, earning a unanimous decision victory, but it wasn’t an easy road. Condit landed a high kick to the side of St-Pierre’s head in the third round, dropping the champion, but was unable to capitalize on it.
Johny Hendricks solidified his status as the top contender in the 170-pound division with a 46-second knockout over Martin Kampmann in the co-main event.
The 12-fight card featured two submissions, one knockout, one disqualification, and eight decisions.
Full UFC 154 Results:
Main Card (on Pay-Per-View):
St-Pierre def. Carlos Condit by unanimous decision (50-45, 49-46, 50-45)
-Johny Hendricks def. Martin Kampmann by KO at :46, R1
-Francis Carmont def. Tom Lawlor by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
-Mark Bocek vs. Rafael dos Anjos def. Mark Bocek by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
-Pablo Garza def. Mark Hominick by unanimous decision (29-27, 30-26, 29-28)
Preliminary Bouts (on FX):
-Patrick Cote def. Alessio Sakara by Disqualification (strikes to the back of the head) at 1:26, R1
-Cyrille Diabate def. Chad Griggs by submission (rear naked choke) at 2:24, R1
-John Makdessi def. Sam Stout by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
-Antonio Carvalho def. Rodrigo Damm by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Preliminary Bouts (on Facebook):
-Matt Riddle def. John Maguire by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
-Ivan Menjivar def. Azamat Gashimov by submission (arm bar) at 2:44, R1
-Steven Siler vs. Darren Elkins def. Steven Siler by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Cancelled Due to Illness:
-Nick Ring (13-1) vs. Constantinos Philippou (11-2)
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