12 Rounds with Georges St-Pierre
I haven't forgotten about UFC 113 in Montreal, with its hotly debated rematch between Lyoto Machida and Shogun Rua, and highly anticipated Canadian debut of the the man with the third-best beard in pro sports, Kimbo Slice.
On the contrary UFC 113 is very much on my mind, even as I spend the weekend in the Windy City, following the third-place Blue Jays' four-game series with the White Sox.
The good news for local MMA diehards is that the UFC folks inform me that Saturday night's event isn't yet sold out, and that if you possess the requisite money, time and initiative, you still have a chance to see the event in person at the Bell Centre.
And most importantly, we got Georges St-Pierre on the phone. The UFC's welterweight champ has been a busy man this week, stopping by Parliament Hill to lobby for the legalization of his sport in Ontario before return to his hometown to help hype the UFC's first Canadian event of 2010.
Nevertheless he found time to talk to Fighting Words and offered his insights on a number of subjects.
Depends on where the fight takes place.
What did he make of Anderson Silva's painfully boring title defence in Abu Dhabi?
That the disappointing result wasn't all Silva's fault.
And is he willing to meet Silva in the octagon?
Of course he is, under the right circumstances.
Want to know more?
Of course you do.
To hear St. Pierre expand on those subjects and much, much more, click the link below.
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