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GEORGES ST-PIERRE, from Montreal's South Shore, is the current reigning welterweight champion of the UFC. He practices various fighting disciplines, including wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and karate. He won his first amateur bout at age 16. In 2006, he became the UFC Welterweight Champion; he lost the title in 2007 but regained it in front of his hometown fans in 2008. He has not lost a single title defense since then. He is now recognized as one of the best pound-for-pound MMA fighters and all-around athletes in the world, and he is a three-time Canadian Athlete of the Year.

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