Meet the Cast: Welterweights

Posted: August 13, 2012 in Uncategorized

The Sports Download

Back in the day when the UFC was rising to the mainstream, there were three welterweights who captured the spotlight.

 

First there was Matt Hughes, the longtime reigning, defending champion. He was a hard hitting wrestler who did a great job of finishing fights and making things exciting.

 

Then there was BJ Penn. A small welterweight, Penn moved to 170 when the UFC disbanded its lightweight division before Penn could snag the belt (his momentum-filled hype train was derailed in a decision loss to then-champion Jens Pulver. Shortly after, the UFC dissolved its 155 lb division (don’t worry; they brought it back) and “The Prodigy” went up to 170 lbs. He did very well for a while, and even as a small welterweight he enjoyed a robust speed advantage.

 

And then GSP showed up.

 

Georges St.-Pierre came down from Quebec and dominated. He didn’t make it…

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