UFC Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre returns to action against interim champ Carlos Condit at UFC 154 in Montreal on November 17. GSP hasn't fought since he decisioned Jake Shields at UFC 129 in April 2011. Following that fight he sprained the MCL in his left knee and had to bow out of a bout with Condit at UFC 137. He was next set to face Nick Diaz at UFC 143 but tore his ACL in late 2011 and had to have reconstructive surgery.
Before getting hurt, GSP had reeled off a string of 4 straight decision wins over Shields, Josh Koscheck, Dan Hardy and Thiago Alves. He's faced a great deal of criticism from fans and the media for fighting cautious. GSP spoke to the New York Post:
"I agree with the criticism," St-Pierre told The Post by phone Wednesday. "I want to do better. I want to give more entertainment to the fans."
"'Ive been training to jump more on opportunites that are open to me," St-Pierre said. "I'm still gonna fight my fight, but I'm going to be more opportunistic."