Georges St-Pierre has run through a laundry list of challengers during his title reign, most recently defeating the tenacious former WEC welterweight champion Carlos Condit via unanimous decision. Fans are left wondering what it will take to dethrone the seemingly unstoppable kingpin.
St-Pierre’s next scheduled title defense comes this Saturday night at UFC 158 against an accomplished striker and Jiu Jitsu specialist in Nick Diaz. However, many critics are writing off the challenger in this matchup. Instead, they believe that rising contender Johnny Hendricks is a greater threat to the champion.
Let’s take a look at why he’s considered the next best thing.