UFC 129 Results Recap: Georges St. Pierre vs. Jake Shields

photo via MMA Weekly.

UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre defended his title with a five round unanimous decision over Jake Shields.

What was the high spot of this fight?

Hard to say given the slow pace of the fight but GSP landed a nice head kick in round 4. The punch by Shields that blinded GSP was probably a bigger moment though.

Where do these guys go from here?

St. Pierre can either hang out at 170 pounds and wait for Nick Diaz, Diego Sanchez or maybe Carlos Condit to challenge. Or, he can go up to middleweight to challenge Anderson Silva. You know, if Anderson is still interested. And if GSP still wants to. And if the UFC wants it to happen. I fully expect more GSP at welterweight.

As for Jake Shields. I genuinely think UFC 129 was the best he'd ever, ever do against St. Pierre. What he does first is hope like hell that GSP jumps up to 185. Beyond that, I suppose he hopes that his performance gets him a rematch or at least a chance to get a win and a rematch. Jake Shields may very well be your new Jon Fitch.

Watch it now, later, or never?

It's an ugly, slow fight. You can read about it and learn everything you need to know. But it was a title fight and GSP lost rounds on two cards so maybe you want to watch it later.

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