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

  • 29 days ago
  • 97 views

Johny Hendricks is about to square up with Robbie Lawler for the second time, but first, take a look back at his epic fight with former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre from UFC 167. SEE AL read news >>

  • 25 days ago
  • 67 views

Although he ultimately won the title in his very next bout, did Johny Hendricks actually deserve the belt after fighting then-champ Georges St-Pierre at UFC 167?Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 22 days ago
  • 28 views

Johny Hendricks was certain he won that fight. But despite his premature celebration inside the Octagon, "Bigg Rigg" still came up short on the judges' scorecards after a 25-minute war against then-U read news >>

  • 15 days ago
  • 56 views

Video: Not Georges St Pierre interviews Not Johny Hendricks and Not Robbie Lawler before their rematch this Saturday at UFC 181 in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
  • 4 views

UFC light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson badly wants revenge against Jon Jones, which is why he's hoping he defeats Daniel Cormier in January. January 2015 is going to be a massive month read news >>

  • 17 days ago
  • 64 views

One day, Johny Hendricks may have to worry about more than just Robbie Lawler. Hear his thoughts on the welterweight division inside.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 16 days ago
  • 1 views

UFC 181 is just days away, which means the rematch between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler is almost here. It's a fight fans have been anticipating, but so have Hendrcicks' coaches, too. As Marc La read news >>

  • 15 days ago
  • 2 views

Johny Hendricks talks to the media a couple days before his Welterweight title defense against Robbie Lawler at UFC 181. He was Reebok before the UFC. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
  • 181 views

Early on, it'd be crazy to say that Johny Hendricks doesn't finish fights. "Bigg Rigg" gained a reputation as one of the most dangerous knockout artists in all of mixed martial arts (MMA), let alone read news >>