Found November 14, 2012 on
Georges St-Pierre won't be in the Octagon by himself on Saturday night.
No, really. This won't be a one-man show. There's going to be another guy in the cage with him, I promise you.
One can't tell from all the pre-UFC 154 buzz -- which has focused on what's being called the most anticipated comeback in UFC history, as well as on GSP's legacy, not to mention on the single most valuable surgically repaired right knee in mixed martial arts -- but Georges St-Pierre will actually have an opponent in the fight in GSP's hometown.
His opponent's name is Carlos Condit; Carlos Condit is a bad, bad dude and one hell of a fighter; Carlos Condit has most assuredly earned his shot to take his interim UFC welterweight belt, which he gained during GSP's 19-month layoff, and turn it into a unified, real belt.
And that's the last time you'll hear the name Carlos Condit in this column.
Because when a man known as one of the greatest mixed martial artis...
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All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit” event will be tipping the scale today inside New City Gas in Montreal. The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 4PM ET/1PM PT.
Please click HERE if you would like to stream today’s weight competition.
Welterweight king Georges St-Pierre (Pictured) ends his 19-month...
By Marcos Villegas It seems Greg Jackson has learned his lesson on what he should do when fighters he has trained get matched up against each other, this Saturday UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit will face UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre at UFC 154. Both fighters have trained under Greg Jackson, with the trainer [...]
All the major players participating in Saturday’s “UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit” extravaganza will be hitting the podium today inside New City Gas in Montreal.
Stream Wednesday’s pre-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 1PM ET/10AM PT.
Today’s festivities are free and open to the public.
A welterweight title unification bout between champion...
Mixed martial arts continues to gain steam in terms of popularity, but there are still those who are generally skeptical of the sport. If you’re interested in some intense action, however, look no further than Saturday’s UFC 154, as it could be the event that wins over borderline fans.
The main event of Saturday’s UFC card at Montreal’s Bell Centre features 170-pound welterweight...
Georges St-Pierre will return to the octagon, where he will face interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit at UFC 154 on Saturday in Montreal.
GSP has been out of action for 11 months after undergoing surgery to reconstruct a ruptured ACL. From a medical perspective, GSP's knee may end up being the first flicker in the aura of one of the greatest champions of all time. Not...
MMA Check out the live pre-show before the big fight between Georges St-Pierre and Carlos Condit.
Georges St-Pierre is back as the Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to his native Montreal for UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit this Saturday at the Bell Centre.
After spending the better part of two years nursing a knee injury and watching from the sidelines, St-Pierre returns to defend his coveted welterweight crown against interim champion Carlos Condit.
6'2" 170 lbs (Welterweight)
76" reach, Orthodox
April 26, 1984
28-5 (UFC: 5-1)
5 straight wins
Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
WEC Welterweight Champion: 2007-2008 (three successful title defenses)
UFC Interim Welterweight Champion: 2012...
Main Card (PPV)
• Georges St. Pierre (170) vs. Carlos Condit (169)
• Martin Kampmann (171) vs. Johny Hendricks (171)
• Francis Carmont (185) vs. Tom Lawlor (184)
• Costa Philippou (185) vs. Nick Ring (184)
• Mark Hominick (145) vs. Pablo Garza (145)
Preliminary Card (FX)
• Patrick Cote (185) vs. Alessio Sakara (186)
• Cyrille Diabate (206) vs. Chad Griggs (205...