Well, he did it. Not that many expected him to lose, but on Saturday night in Montreal, Georges St-Pierre defeated Nick Diaz in decisive fashion to retain his UFC welterweight title.
The fight was more or less exactly as expected, with St-Pierre using ground control and wrestling to pull away early before he used calculated striking to round out his set of 50-45s on the scorecards.
Now the attention moves to whom will be next for the longtime champion. St-Pierre will have gone six years without a loss by the time he returns in the Octagon for his next fight.
The following fighters deserve the most attention as his next opponent.