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Georges St-Pierre probably didn't give Nick Diaz the worst beating he's ever seen as promised.
But it was still a victory -- and an overwhelming one at that -- as St-Pierre defended the welterweight title he's held since 2008 with a unanimous decision (50-45 on all three cards) at UFC 158 early Sunday morning.
"He did a great job promoting the fight," St-Pierre said in his post-fight broadcast interview. "He's good. Nick Diaz is a good guy. Give some applause for Nick Diaz."
St-Pierre had Diaz on his back within the opening seconds of the first round, where he kept Diaz a large portion of the five-round fight at Bell Center. That's also where they finished as St-Pierre struck Diaz repeatedly before the clock expired.
The bout capped weeks' worth of barbs between the two camps.
The usually reserved St-Pierre was put on the defensive as Diaz's verbal onslaught attacked everything from St-Pierre's apparel, to his upbringing, to w...
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Nick Diaz has made a lot of wild statements the last several days. But showing up to a press conference and announcing to the world that you have never paid taxes may be have been the most craziest yet.
If you decided to save $54.95 by not ordering UFC 158 on pay-per-view, you didn’t really miss anything new. If you’ve watched any of Georges St-Pierre’s last handful of fights, that’s pretty much what happened Saturday night in his scrap against bitter rival Nick Diaz.
St-Pierre once again used his superior wrestling to cruise to a lopsided unanimous decision victory. However...
A welterweight title tilt between champion Georges St-Pierre (pictured) and bitter rival Nick Diaz headlined UFC 158 on Saturday night.
Please click HERE to catch our play-by-play coverage.
Bell Centre in Montreal hosted tonight’s festivities.
Favorite (-) Underdog (+)
Nick Diaz +350
Georges St-Pierre -500
Here is the play-by-play from St-Pierre vs. Diaz:
“UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz” will be jumping off Saturday inside Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. Facebook kicks off tonight’s festivities by streaming three preliminary bouts at approximately 6:35PM ET/3:35PM PT.
Fans simply have to “Like” the UFC’s Facebook page in order to watch the scraps live.
FX will then broadcast the remaining four prelims starting at 8PM ET...
All seven “UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz” preliminary bouts have officially entered the mixed martial arts record books.
Not much to really write home about thus far. The biggest highlight reel moment of the prelims was when T.J. Dillashaw (pictured) planted his knee in Issei Tamura’s face during the second round of their shootout.
Patrick Cote’s unanimous decision victory...
The UFC returns tonight to Montreal, Quebec with a highly anticipated fight card that features Canadian superstar Georges St-Pierre taking on longtime archenemies and former Strikeforce welterweight champ Nick Diaz. The detailed history and bad blood between the two fighter has arguably placed this card as of of the most anticipated fight cards in the last year.
Check back here...
Two of the most dangerous welterweights on the planet collided last night (March 16, 2013) as Johny Hendricks took on former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit in the co-main event of UFC 158 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Both men had so much riding on the fight, what with a title shot against the main event winner at stake, and each fighter raised their game to a new...
Full Results from Montreal, Canada
Georges St-Pierre (170) vs. Nick Diaz (169) – for welterweight title
Carlos Condit (169) vs. Johny Hendricks (171)
Jake Ellenberger (170) vs. Nate Marquardt (171)
Chris Camozzi (185) vs. Nick Ring (183)
Colin Fletcher (155) vs. Mike Ricci (156)
Patrick Cote (169) vs. Bobby Voelker (169)
Antonio Carvalho (145) vs. Darren Elkins (145)