Georges St. Pierre successfully defends his title with a Unanimous Decision victory over Josh KoscheckPosted on December 12, 2010, 12:09 AM by Anton Gurevich
Georges St. Pierre successfully defended his UFC Welterweight title, this time defeating the arch rival Josh "Kos" Koscheck at the main event of UFC 124 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. St. Pierre controlled the action during all three rounds, thanks to a sharp jabs and low kicks to Josh Koscheck's left leg.
Koscheck's right eye began to swell between the first and second rounds, letting Georges St. Pierre to amp the pressure and continue executing his striking gameplan. Koscheck managed to stop some of Georges St. Pierre takedowns, but this fight was decided on the feet. Koscheck hyped up this fight, saying that he will force GSP to stand with him and win via a knockout, but even when most of the fight was on feet, he couldn't come even close to his wish. GSP's jabs were the driving force in the fight, keeping Koscheck at distance and slowly making more and more damage to his face.
Koscheck had nothing to sell in this fight. It was the same Josh Koscheck who lost to Thiago Alves and Paulo Thiago in a striking contest. St. Pierre proved Koscheck he's a few leagues above him, beating the loudmouth challenger in his own game. The fight was almost stopped between Round three and Four due to Koscheck's eye injury, but the AKA product showed a great spirit by wanting to continue the bout.
The ability of Georges St. Pierre to dominate his opponent in all areas of Mixed Martial Arts proves his status as the #1 P4P fighter in the World. It was a tremendous display of an elite Mixed Martial Artist, who defended his title for the fifth time. George St. Pierre improves his MMA record to 21-2, beating some of the toughest Welterwieghts in the world.
Jake Shields is expected to be GSP's next challenge, in what would be one of the most high-profile bouts in history of the sport. Jake Shields was among the spectators in the Bell Centre, and will surely have a lot of food for thoughts following GSP's impressive performance.