Georges St-Pierre beats Johny Hendricks again, Chael Sonnen faces Alexander Gustafsson


georges-st-pierre-ufc167-640

Johny Hendricks just can’t catch a break. Two days after losing a heartbreaking UFC welterweight title fight to Georges St-Pierre, EA Sports officials announced “Rush” also downed “Bigg Rigg” in the second round of the ongoing “EA Sports UFC” cover vote.

St-Pierre moves into the final four candidates selected by fan vote to join UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones on the cover of the upcoming UFC video game, which is currently slated for a spring 2014 release.

St-Pierre moves on to the third round to face UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis, who was voted past UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo. On the other side of the bracket, history repeated itself with Chael Sonnen downing Michael Bisping, just as he did when the pair clashed in the octagon in January 2012. “The Bad Guy” now moves on to face Alexander Gustafsson, who was voted past the lone female fighter to make it to the final eight, Miesha Tate.

The third round round of voting commenced the moment the second round came to a conclusion. The semifinal matchups include:

  • Georges St-Pierre vs. Anthony Pettis
  • Alexander Gustafsson vs. Chael Sonnen

Fans can cast their third round votes for at http://www.ufc.com/covervote. The next round of voting ends Nov. 24, at which point just two candidates will remain.

(Pictured: Georges St-Pierre)

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

  • 25 days ago
  • 59 views

Metamoris 4 is only four days away, and its main event is in jeopardy. Suspended from the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) after testing positive for five banned substances in a pre-fight random drug read news >>

  • 20 days ago
  • 82 views

After a few anxious days of waiting to see if the Nevada Athletic Commission would actually step in and prevent their match from happening, elite jiu-jitsu player Andre Galvao climbed onto the mat to read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 22 views

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones can't seem to get away from Alexander Gustafsson. After Gustafsson was forced to withdraw from their rematch at UFC 178 due to a torn meniscus the Swede isn't read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 111 views

LOS ANGELES – Michael Bisping has suffered losses to Vitor Belfort, Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva. What do those three fighters have in common? They’ve all been caught up in drug testing scandals read news >>

  • 21 days ago
  • 282 views

Chael Sonnen will face Andre Galvao Saturday at Metamoris 4. Sherdog.com has live play-by-play of the action below starting at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. Also, a “surprise match” will be announ read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 63 views

Chael Sonnen vs. NSAC, round two. If you thought the odds of Chael Sonnen beating Andre Galvao were high, you should see the latest line on "The American Gangster" actually making it to Los Angeles t read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 42 views

Skip your morning latte. Put that finsky on "The American Gangster." Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight number one contender, Chael Sonnen, is a huge underdog in his upcoming gr read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 66 views

Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson were a match made in heaven, but now that Gustafsson is injured and officially out of the UFC 178 title fight, it’s on to the next one for the light heavyweight cha read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 13 views

Jon Jones responds to Alexander Gustafsson's comments on his cut, telling him to 'stop the media stunts' so he can focus on Daniel Cormier, his 'next victim'. Another day, another string to tweets fr read news >>