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Georges-St-Pierre-026-UFC-124-478x270UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and Johny Hendricks will not meet in October as originally anticipated.  Instead, the welterweight championship showdown will take place in November, most likely in Las Vegas.

UFC president Dana White confirmed the November timeframe and Las Vegas location following the UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson media day in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, on Thursday.

Hendricks (15-1) solidified his slot as the clear No. 1 welterweight contender by defeating former interim titleholder Carlos Condit at UFC 158 in March.  Hendricks is currently riding a six-fight winning streak.

St-Pierre (24-2) last defended his title on the same UFC 158 fight card, defeating Nick Diaz in one-sided fashion.  The champion is on an 11-fight winning streak.

St-Pierre is known for utilizing his superior wrestling ability to dictate the pace and position of his fights and dominate his opponents with top control.

Hendricks is a two-time NCAA Division I collegiate champion in wrestling and a four-time All-American at Oklahoma State University.  Along with the ability to potentially test St-Pierre’s wrestling, Hendricks also possesses one-punch knockout power as he showed in recent first-round wins over Jon Fitch and Martin Kampmann.

The specific date and venue for St-Pierre vs. Hendricks wasn’t made available, but is expected to be announced soon.

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