UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre will be fighting Johny Hendricks on Saturday at UFC 167.
If GSP can defend his title yet again, he will break many records in the UFC and pass up some other legends.
If GSP wins the title fight he will be at 19 wins in the UFC,
which will break the tie that he currently has with former welterweight champ Matt Hughes. Some other fighters that come closest to 19 wins are Anderson Silva, Randy Couture, and Chuck Liddell with 16 wins. Winning this fight will also put GSP in first place with 12 title fight wins. This will put him ahead of the former middleweight champ Anderson Silva.
No matter if he wins or not, if the fight lasts anything longer than 39 seconds, GSP will hold the record for the longest time spent in the Octagon. This will put him ahead of BJ Penn’s record of 5 hours, 3 minutes and 51 seconds!
Lastly, a win will get Georges St. Pierre closer even more records. Currently, GSP is sitting on 8 consecutive title defense fights. He is second to Anderson Silva with 13 title fights and third to Randy Couture’s 15 title fights. GSP is also tied with Royce Gracie for 11 consecutive wins, which is second to Anderson Silva’s 16 consecutive wins.
UFC 167 will be this weekend on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main cards will begin live on pay-per-view at 10pm/7pm EST/PST.
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