UFC 162 Video: Georges St. Pierre reacts to Anderson Silva's KO loss to Chris Weidman

UFC welterweight champion, Georges St. Pierre spoke about the shocking KO loss Anderson Silva suffered from the hands of Chris Weidman this past weekend. He says Silva is still the "best in the world" and the "greatest of all time".

Georges St. Pierre initially predicted that Chris Weidman would win against Anderson Silva, saying that the super-fight between him and fellow dominant UFC champion wouldn't happen because of this. Like most guys who predicted a Weidman victory though, GSP was also very surprised that he took the belt in that way, knocking Silva out cold as the champ was clowning around.

As seen on the clip above, St. Pierre was competing at a WSOP poker tourney when spoke to the guys at Poker Listings, where he discusses the bout and the shocking finish.

"I predicted Chris Weidman would win but I didn't think he'd win the way he did. I thought he would win with ground and pound or some kind of submission but he won with a beautiful knockout standing up."

"But I think Silva just got caught. I still think he's the best in the world."

"Silva's very good at getting into his opponent's head so I don't think it's a lack of respect. It's more that he plays mind-games with his opponents. It almost worked this time but he got caught. It doesn't mean that it was a bad strategy for him."

GSP went on to praise Silva and his stature in the sport's history, but he still stuck with his original prediction when asked about his thoughts on a potential rematch:

"You always recognize a great champion by how they come back from a loss and I know Silva came back from a loss and adversity before. He's the greatest of all time for sure."

"I'm really happy for Chris Weidman. He's my friend, his house got flooded, he's got a family and kid, and it couldn't have happened to a better guy. I'm very happy for him. He's a well deserved guy. He's a good guy. He's a high caliber athlete. He deserves it."

"Depending if Anderson Silva would take a rematch, I believe Weidman can take that win again."

St. Pierre, who was proven right in saying that a Silva super-fight wouldn't happen, is currently scheduled for a welterweight title defense against Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 this November.

More of our UFC 162 coverage below:

UFC 162: Silva vs Weidman - Results and post-fight analysis

Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva fight video highlights

Chris Weidman calls Anderson Silva "Disrespectful Piece of Sh*t" Moments after Knockout

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