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The ultimate question that people will forever ask of Georges St-Pierre. Is this the night that he finally gets a finish, that he finally stops a guy coming to take away his title?
The last time he won by stoppage was almost four years ago, in his utter destruction of BJ Penn in their second meeting. Even that came when Penn’s corner decided he’d had enough, and not because the ref pulled a feral St-Pierre off of the Hawaiian’s unmoving heap.
To be fair though, St-Pierre fights the best of the best. He fights with caution, something that he’ll likely do again on Saturday against the ruthless Condit, but he fights guys that are tough to stop.
If he’s to be believed in saying that the old GSP is back, you may see him push the way he did the last time he was hungry for a fight in Montreal, when he beat Matt Serra half to death and stopped him with body shots. If not, it’s going to be another 50-45 sweeping of the cards and another series of interviews stating an intent to finish, followed by an apology that it didn’t happen.
You can probably guess which one fans will be interested in.