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Given his quasi-retirement in the cage, GSP probably had some things on his mind other than Johny Hendricks coming into this fight.
That said, he looked horrible in ways he never has before.
He abandoned his wrestling, his boxing was subpar, he wasn't able to avoid the onslaught of the challenger, and he did not look prepared to defend his title.
This marks the second time in three fights that he hasn't been close to dominant, and the other was a hot-and-cold performance that secured him a win over an outmatched Nick Diaz.
This is all coming off a yearlong layoff due to massive knee surgery, which only supports the argument that St-Pierre may not be the dominant force he once was.
It's hard to accept, but the best welterweight of all time might not be the best welterweight of the moment anymore.