UFC Welterweight Champion Georges “Rush” St. Pierre narrowly retained his title with a contentious Split Decision victory at UFC 167: “St. Pierre vs Hendricks” on November 16th in Las Vegas, Nevada. St. Pierre edged out Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks to retain his spot atop the 170-pound rankings.
On the same UFC 167 card, veteran “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler picked up a huge victory by defeating top welterweight prospect Rory “Ares” MacDonald. In women’s action, Alexis “Ally-Gator” Davis and Amanda “Lioness” Nunes climbed the bantamweight ranks thanks to wins at UFC Fight Night 31.