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The Big 10: Georges St-Pierre

At UFC 158, welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre shored up several of his UFC records -- here, we count down some fast facts about about the reign of "Rush."

10


Number of pro bouts Georges St-Pierre has fought in his home province of Quebec, where he's gone undefeated.

9


Number of wins over a past or present UFC or Strikeforce champion

8


Number of times St-Pierre has defended his welterweight title, tying Matt Hughes' record for most 170-pound title defenses

7


Age at which St-Pierre started karate lessons

6


Number of fighters at UFC 46, the event where St-Pierre made his Octagon debut, who are still in the UFC.

5


Approximate time, in hours, that GSP has fought in the Octagon (exact number: 5 hours, 3 minutes and 12 seconds), second only to BJ Penn.

4


GSP's rank in best takedown defense and highest strike differential (the ratio of blows landed to those absorbed)

3


Rank of Georges St-Pierre among UFC fighters with the best striking defense

2


Total number of career losses, both of them coming in UFC title fights -- compared to 24 wins

1


Rank of George St-Pierre among all UFC fighters in takedown accuracy, total number of UFC wins, career takedowns, significant strikes landed and total strikes landed.


Sources: FightMetric, GSPOfficial.com

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