Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit
Round 1: St-Pierre takes the center of the cage and the main even is underway. Condit circles on the outside. Condit misses with a right hand and St-Pierre misses with two. St-Pierre stalking. Condit using lateral movement. Condit moves in with a combination. St-Pierre lands an outside leg kick. Condit answers with a jab. St-Pierre goes for a takedown and gets it. He works in Condit’s full guard. Condit looks for an arm bar but St-Pierre sees it coming. St-Pierre moves to half guard. St-Pierre lands a few punches from the top. Two minutes remain in the round. Condit gets back to full guard. Condit works a high guard. St-Pierre postures up and lands punches. Condit punches from the bottom. St-Pierre lands a couple of hard punches. He works the body. Condit gets to his feet. He is cut. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for St-Pierre.
Round 2: St-Pierre moving forward. St-Pierre lands a stiff jab. He moves away from Condit’s strikes. St-Pierre lands a right hook. Condit lands a right hand. Condit goes to the body. St-Pierre steps forward with a jab. Condit answers with a combination that backs St-Pierre up. Condit goes back to the body. Condit jumps in with a knee and St-Pierre counters with a right hand. Condit misses with a spinning back fist. Condit lands a kick to the body and St-Pierre takes him down. St-Pierre lands elbows. He postures up and lands a right hand. Condit is a bloody mess. St-Pierre lands punches and elbows. Condit lands elbows from the bottom. Condit gets to his feet. Condit lands a left hand. The round ends and they stare each other down. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for St-Pierre. GSP has a small cut under his left eye.
Round 3: Condit delivers a kick to the body. St-Pierre answers with an inside leg kick. Condit moves in with a combination and lands a high kick that knocks St-Pierre down. Condit pounces on him. Condit lands shots. St-Pierre gets to full guard. Condit lands big elbows. St-Pierre gets to his feet. Condit knees him to the body as he stands. St-Pierre moves in with a combination and slams Condit to the canvas. Three minutes remain in the round. St-Pierre’s eye is swollen from the high kick. Condit applies a body triangle from the bottom. Condit works back to his feet. Condit works for a kimura but St-Pierre gets free and gets the takedown. St-Pierre advances to half guard. The round ends with GSP on top. Hard one to score. Condit did the most damage but St-Pierre controlled him on the ground.
Round 4: Condit lands an inside leg kick. Condit switches his stance. St-Pierre closes the distance and gets the fight to the ground. St-Pierre is in side control. Condit gets to half guard. Condit gets back to full guard. He lands elbows from the bottom. St-Pierre moves back to half guard. Three minutes remain in the round. Condit gets back to full guard. St-Pierre lands a solid right hand. Condit working a high guard. Condit works to islolate a leg. He works for a triangle but St-Pierre defends it. Condit gets back to his feet. Condit reverses him and gets top position. St-Pierre gets back to his feet and works for a takedown and gets it. St-Pierre land short shots. Condit gets back up at the bell. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for St-Pierre.
Round 5: St-Pierre continues to move forward. St-Pierre lands a combination that ended with an outside leg kick. Condit looking to counter. St-Pierre drops down for a single and gets it. Condit gets free and side kicks him away. St-Pierre lands a solid right hand. Condit answers with a right hand. Condit follows with a straight left hand. Condit lands a left hand. Condit landing more regularly this round. St-Pierre steps in with a jab and follows it with a double jab and right hand. He takes Condit down. Two minutes remain in the fight. St-Pierre moves to half guard. Condit gives up his back. He rolls. St-Pierre is back in his full guard. Condit looks for a kimura. St-Pierre lands two big elbows in the closing seconds. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for St-Pierre.
The judges score the fight for St-Pierre by unanimous decision. The scorecards read: 50-45, 49-46, and 50-45.