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St. Pierre Bloodied But Defends UFC Title

Tyler Anderson/National Post

Georges St. Pierre’s unparalleled consecutive rounds won streak came to an end, but his winning streak rolled forward. St. Pierre retained his Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight championship Saturday before a record crowd at the Rogers Center with a rout of surprisingly ineffective top challenger Jake Shields in the main event of UFC 129.

An elite wrestler and grappler, Shields never came close to getting St. Pierre off his feet and spent most of the night eating jabs. It wasn’t much different from the way that St. Pierre manhandled Josh Koscheck at UFC 124 in December, other than the fact that Shields didn’t sustain as much damage.

 

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