Article

GSP's Records - What's at Stake

A look at the UFC records held by welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and those he could potentially break at UFC 167.
There's more on the line than the championship belt in the UFC 167 main event between Georges St-Pierre and Johny Hendricks -- reigning champion St-Pierre stands to break several UFC records (and improve the margin by which he holds a few others). Here's a look at what's at stake for his legacy.

RECORDS ST-PIERRE COULD BREAK AT UFC 167

Most time in the Octagon: If the bout lasts even 40 seconds, GSP will pass BJ Penn for the most Octagon time in UFC history. Penn has fought for 5:03:51 to date.

Most wins:
A win tomorrow would be St-Pierre's 19th, putting him past Matt Hughes for the top spot.

Most championship wins: The king is currently tied with Anderson Silva with 11 title victories to his name.

A triple threat: St-Pierre and Demetrious Johnson currently share the UFC record for most fights in which they've gotten ten or more takedowns -- they've each done it two times. A takedown-laden performance could put GSP in the lead.

Heavyweight power: GSP and Cain Velasquez share the UFC record for most fights in which they've landed 200+ total strikes, as they've each pulled this off three times. Another clinic would make it four and give St-Pierre the record.

RECORDS ST-PIERRE ALREADY HOLDS

Most decision victories in UFC history: 11
Most total strikes landed: 2,398
Most significant strikes landed: 1,153
Most takedowns landed: 84
Best takedown accuracy (min. 5 fights and 20 att.): 75.0%
Most total control time: 2:35:57
Best welterweight significant striking defense: 75.1%
Best welterweight takedown defense: 88%

WHAT HENDRICKS EARNS WITH A WIN

UFC welterweight championship
Becomes the first man since 2007 to defeat St-Pierre
Will become the most bearded champion in UFC history.


So... who ya got?

Source: FightMetric

Media

Recent
UFC Minute host Lisa Foiles previews what's coming up for Fight Night Las Vegas this Sunday. This fight card is stacked so be sure not to miss the action on FS1 at 9pm/6pm ETPT.
May 27, 2016
In a Cowboy vs. Cowboy showdown, Donald Cerrone earned his tenth submission victory against Alex Oliveira. Cerrone looks to face Patrick Cote at Fight Night Ottawa in his next fight on June 18 on FS1.
May 27, 2016
Uriah Faber won his second fight in a row when he beat Francisco Rivera at UFC 181. Don't miss Faber vs. Dominick Cruz at UFC 199 on June 4 live on Pay-Per-View.
May 27, 2016
UFC commentator Joe Rogan breaks down and preview the five-round main event between Thomas Almeida and Cody Garbrandt, who meet at Fight Night Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. The event airs live and free on FS1.
May 26, 2016