Former UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre has been enjoying his retirement since his decision win over Johny Hendricks back in November. The 32-year-old Canadian superstar has seemingly been living the life of an international playboy, traveling, partying, hangin’ with the ladies and eating well.
The UFC 171 PPV event is set to take place on Saturday the vacant UFC welterweight title will be on the line when Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler clash in the main event to determine the new welterweight champion with Georges St. Pierre vacating the title a few months ago. Check out the Countdown to UFC 171 full episode previewing the top three welterweight fights on the card.
UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is in dire need of a credible opponent in his next matchup and it looks like that person has finally been found. UFC number one women’s bantamweight contender Cat Zingano appeared on the “Inside MMA” show and stated that she hopes to return to action this summer to fight Ronda Rousey for the title.
Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks will battle for the UFC welterweight title left vacant by Georges St-Pierre on March 10 in the UFC 171 headliner. In the co-headliner, No. 2 ranked Carlos Condit tries to keep his place at the top of the heap against No. 11 ranked Tyron Woodley, who knocked out Josh Koscheck in November. Take a look at this UFC 171 extended video preview as we count down to fight day.