UFC 217: Michael Bisping vs Georges St-Pierre – Winners and Losers

Amazing. Despite the rumors of a possibly disappointing buyrate and underwhelming initial ticket sales, UFC 217 was a tremendous event.

And it probably shouldn’t have been, at least on paper. An aging GSP coming back after four years to fight for a title in a division he never fought in? A division already marred with a logjam at the top? Or how about the fact that despite three title fights, it didn’t seem to have the same pizazz or star power that the UFC’s maiden voyage to Madison Square Garden had a year ago?

Well, none of it really matters now, does it? Some controversies and shenanigans aside, the event delivered with all three titles changing hands in spectacular fashion. Everything on the main card made up for the problems on the preliminary card.

Winners

Georges St. Pierre – Man, he did it. Not only did his boxing look great, he was able to secure takedowns and wear down Bisping, ended up dropping him and finished his first fight since BJ Penn in 2009. He didn’t look criminally undersized, ate a few shots but didn’t look frazzled, and at no point looked like he didn’t belong. This fight had seemed like a stale deal since it was announced and delayed, but the

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