by the hands of Matt Serra a year ago, Georges St. Pierre, at UFC 83 in
Montreal, avenged the most frustrating loss of his career. On Saturday night,
needing just 9 minutes and 45 seconds to erase a year of anguish, St. Pierre
once again left the Octagon with the welterweight title in his possession.
same night, Rich Franklin started to shake the Anderson Silva monkey off his
back once again, defeating Travis Lutter; Michael Bisping was successful in his
middleweight debut; Mac Danzig, also dropping down a weight class to 155
pounds, dominated his way to another victory; and Nate Quarry continued his
re-emergence in the UFC since a career threatening back surgery.
post-fight press conference, St. Pierre addressed his path back to the title
and what his future now holds, as did the other victors.
was also in attendance, obviously dejected, but answering the critics,
graciously accepting his position alongside the new champion.
president Dana White was also in attendance, discussing everything from whether
or not the UFC should have sought out a bigger venue for its Canadian debut to
Kalib Starnes’ lackluster performance to who Anderson Silva will face next and
much, much more.
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