A thrilling welterweight title unification bout between champion Georges St-Pierre (Pictured) and interim champ Carlos Condit headlined Saturday’s UFC 154 pay-per-view broadcast.
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Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada hosted tonight’s festivities.
Favorite (-) Underdog (+)
Carlos Condit +250
Georges St-Pierre -350
Here is the play-by-play from ondit vs. St-Pierre :
Yves Lavigne is the third man inside the Octagon. St-Pierre takes the center of the ring and is on the attack. He grabs a hold of Condit’s left leg and easily drags him to the canvas. GSP continues to try to pass the full-guard, but is dropping decent punches in the meantime. St-Pierre keeps pulling on the back of Condit’s neck to prevent any surprise submissions. Condit is gushing blood from the right side of his forehead after eating a sharp elbow.
St-Pierre clocks him with a right hand. Condit is clearly not as confident as he was five minutes ago. Condit comes up empty on a flying knee and eats a big right hand for his troubles. Condit throws an arrant kick, St-Pierre catches it and plants him on his back with two minutes remaining. GSP is really targeting that cut now. It’s a bloody mess inside the cage. Condit raises his hands, unfazed by his battered mug. St-Pierre is now cut under his left eye.
Wow! Condit drops GSP with a head kick and pounces. St-Pierre somehow survives the onslaught and gets to his feet. St-Pierre now goes on the attack and tags Condit a couple of times. He picks Condit up and slams him to the mat. Condit fights to his feet, but St-Pierre easily gets him back down. This will be an interesting stanza to score because Condit got the knockdown, but GSP dominated the last half of the round.
Condit grazes him with another head kick. St-Pierre brushes it off and gets another takedown. He has four minutes to put in work. Condit is active with punches from the bottom. He attempts a triangle from his back, but St-Pierre powers through and unloads some bombs. Condit gets to his feet. GSP almost gets a takedown, though Condit reverses. St-Pierre scrambles and ends up on top.
St-Pierre starts off the final frame with a punch-kick combo. Condit scores with a spinning-back kick to the midsection. St-Pierre landed a brief takedown. St-Pierre clocks him with a right hand. Condit answers with a left of his own. St-Pierre uses some punches to set up a takedown. GSP takes his back for a moment.
Georges St-Pierre Defeated Carlos Condit via Unanimous Decision (49-46, 50-45, 50-45) (St-Pierre unifies UFC welterweight title)