Two welterweight champions will walk into Montreal’s Bell Centre on Saturday for UFC 154. One champion will walk out.
Georges St-Pierre, the current welterweight champion, will square off with Carlos Condit — the man who captured the interim welterweight belt during GSP’s lengthy layoff — in a match that will determine the undisputed champ. The stakes are high, the anticipation is through the roof and the result will go a long way toward shaping the UFC landscape.
St-Pierre’s reign at the top of the welterweight division has been long and illustrious. It’s been more than four years since he captured the undisputed crown from Matt Serra at UFC 83, which also took place at Montreal’s Bell Centre, and GSP has already successfully defended the belt six times. That’s a strong representation of the type of champ St-Pierre will forever be regarded as; tough, consistent and driven.
But St-Pierre’s current reign among the UFC’s elite is in jeopardy of being dealt a serious blow — both litera...