Headlining the massive UFC 217 card is the middleweight title bout and return of all-time great Georges St-Pierre as he faced current champion Michael Bisping. The odds seem stacked against him, but St-Pierre got his storybook finish, coming back from four years away, to knock down then submit the bigger champion.
Watch clips from the bout below, along with a snippet from our play-by-play of our event:
Round 3 - St-Pierre in on a single immediately and gets Bisping to the floor. He’s working in full guard and Bisping landed a couple of elbows to the head. GSP is cut from the elbows. GSP stacking and landing a couple of punches. Bisping warned for glove grabbing. GSP with an elbow. Another elbow from Bisping and there’s lots of blood. Bisping pushed off and got up with 2:50 to go. St-Pierre wearing the crimson mask. Jab from GSP. Bisping with a long right. Bisping with a jab, GSP with an overhand right. And another. Superman punch and a leg kick. Patented GSP. Left lands for Bisping. Side kick from St-Pierre. GSP dropped him with a left! He’s all over him with elbows! Bisping survives but Georges takes his back AND CHOKES HIM UNCONSCIOUS! GEORGES ST-PIERRE! TWO-DIVSION CHAMP!
Georges St-Pierre defeated Michael Bisping via submission (rear naked choke), round 3