Georges St-Pierre is a retired Canadian-born professional mixed martial artist. He held the welterweight and middleweight championships in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
How Old Is Georges St-Pierre? What Is His Height?
Georges St-Pierre was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on May 19, 1981, to Roland and Pauline St-Pierre. He is 39 years old at the time of this writing and is billed at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 meters).
Georges began training in Kyokushin Karate at the age of seven and learned various disciplines of martial arts in his teens including wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and boxing.
St-Pierre graduated from École Pierre-Bédard and studied kinesiology at Cégep Édouard-Montpetit in Monteal.
What Is Georges St-Pierre Known For?
Georges St-Pierre made his UFC debut in 2004 at UFC 46, where he beat Armenian-American Karo Parisyan by unanimous decision.
St-Pierre won the UFC Welterweight Championship on November 18, 2006, at UFC 65 by KO-ing champion Matt Hughes in the second round. He held the championship until UFC 69, dropping it to Matt Serra in his second-ever (and as of yet, last) UFC loss.
St-Pierre rectified his loss to Serra in his hometown at UFC 83, winning in the second round and becoming the undisputed UFC welterweight champion. He took on all-comers in his historic title reign (with nine consecutive title defenses and record wins in title bouts) before voluntarily dropping it on December 13, 2013, to take a temporary hiatus.
He returned to the octagon at UFC 217 and beat then-champion Michael Bisping to become a UFC Middleweight Champion.
He retired for a second time on February 21, 2019, and was announced for the UFC Hall of Fame in May 2020. By the time he retired, he had a record of 26 wins (8 knockouts, 6 submissions, and 12 by decision) and two losses.
Besides his MMA career, Georges St-Pierre has also dabbled in acting, most notably as Georges Batroc in the 2014 Marvel Comics superhero movie Captain America: The Winter Soldier starring Chris Evans. He will reprise his role in the Disney+ miniseries The Falcon and the Winter Soldier starring Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, and Daniel Brühl.
Other notable film appearances include roles in Never Surrender, Hell's Chain, Death Warrior, Kickboxer: Vengeance, and Cartels.
How Much Is Georges St-Pierre Worth?
According to celebritynetworth.com, Georges St-Pierre has a net worth of $30 million as of March 2021. The now-retired MMA fighter is one of the most successful UFC champions with a record of 26 wins and 2 losses. In his heyday, he was paid $6 million per fight.
by shrijan, 23 Mar, 2021