Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Pierre vs Bisping?
Georges St Pierre beat Michael Bisping by submission in the 3rd round, during the main event of UFC 217, on Saturday 4th November 2017 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
This contest was for the UFC middleweight championship.
Pierre vs Bisping stats
Georges St Pierre stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Michael Bisping made his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Bisping had a large advantage in power over Pierre, boosting at 60% knock out percentage over Pierre's 32%.
Georges St Pierre was the younger man by 2 years, at 41 years old.
Bisping had a height advantage of 2 inches over Pierre. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Pierre was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2002, 2 years and 2 months earlier than Bisping, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 14 less professional rounds, 78 to Bisping's 92.