George St Pierre Defends Welterweight Title at UFC 124

Dec 12, 2010 by

George St Pierre successfully defends his UFC Welterweight belt against challenger Josh Koscheck at the UFC 124 held at the Bell Centre in Montreal Quebec, December 11, 2010.

Round

1

gsp landing much of his jabs
gsp successfully taking down koscheck altough koscheck was able to defend himself twice and tookdown st pierre 15 secs
koscheck’s eyes start to swell because of gsp’s jabs
Round 2
koscheck now a bit hesitant coming inside because of the jabs
gsp continues to land the jabs and lands some straight
gsp avoids koscheck’s right hand by blocking it with his left hand
koscheck relying on that swingin right hand
koscheck lands some uppercut
Round 3
koscheck’s eye is pretty swollen
koscheck puts pressure to gsp early
gsp still engaging in a stand in
gsp continues to punish koscheck with jabs and some leg kick
Round 4
Doctor checks at josh koscheck’s eye
a big takedown by gsp
koscheck was able to defend himself and was able to hold on gsp’s leg and tried a leg lock
referee herb dean breaks the tied up fighter
gsp continues with the jabs and straight
koscheck is purely relying on landin a lucky punch with his swinging right

Below is a round by round coverage of the  main event, George St Pierre vs Josh Koscheck.

Round 1

  • GSP landing much of his jabs
  • GSP successfully taking down koscheck although koscheck was able to defend himself twice and took down St Pierre during the remaining  15 seconds of the round
  • Koscheck’s eyes start to swell because of gsp’s jabs

Round 2

  • Koscheck now a bit hesitant coming inside because of the jabs
  • GSP continues to land the jabs and lands some nice straights
  • GSP  avoids Koscheck’s right hand by blocking it with his left hand
  • Koscheck relying on that swinging right hand
  • Koscheck lands some uppercut

Round 3

  • Koscheck’s eye is pretty swollen
  • Koscheck puts pressure to gsp early
  • GSP still engaging in a stand in
  • GSP  continues to punish Koscheck with jabs and some leg kick

Round 4

  • Doctor checks at Josh Koscheck’s eye before the start of the round
  • Big takedown by GSP
  • Koscheck was able to defend himself and was able to hold on gsp’s leg and tried a leg lock
  • GSP  continues with the jabs and straight
  • Koscheck is purely relying on landin a lucky punch with his swinging right

Round 5

  • GSP  continues with the stand in
  • Koscheck trying to take st pierre down
  • GSP  continues with the jabs and inner leg kicks
  • Koscheck tries to take down gsp again but unsuccessful
  • Koscheck swinging that big right from time to time, clearly unable to execute his gameplan and relying on that right
  • Koscheck’s left eye starts to bleed
  • GSP  tookdown Koscheck twice

All GSP! Congratulations GSP!

I really admire GSP, approaching and shaking hands with Koscheck twice after the fight. He even mentioned that Koscheck was doing the trash talk and bullying for the promotion and to hype up the fans. Koscheck also acknowledged GSP’s skills.

For more on UFC 124 results, click the links below

UFC 124 on wiki

UFC 124 website

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