Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced former welterweight and middleweight champion George St-Pierre was inducted into the UFC’s Hall of Fame over twitter.
UFC President Dana White paid St-Pierre a video chat Saturday during the reopening of the fights in Jacksonville, Florida and posted it over twitter, informing the UFC champion that he is being instated in the sports Hall of Fame.
In response, St-Pierre said in his twitter account: “It’s a great honour to be inducted to the UFC Hall of Fame. I want to thank Lorenzo & Frank Fertitta, Dana White, the UFC team, my family, coaches, teammates, sponsors & all other collaborators, my opponents, and my fans. This amazing journey wouldn’t have been possible without you.”
Meanwhile, 4 out 5 bouts during the fight night last Saturday night all ended up with a technical knockout victory.
Greg Hardy won over Yorgan De Castro in the Heavyweight category thru the only decision rendered in the night after three rounds of fighting.
While Calvin Kattan defeated Jeremy Stephens in the Featherweight fight.
Francis Ngannou won against opponent Jairzinho Rozenstruik in another heavyweight bout category.
In the co-main event, Henry Cejudo defeated Dominick Cruz in by TKO in the 04:58 mark of the second round.
And challenger Justin Gaethje dominated the reigning Lightweight champion, Tony Ferguson, despite his gallant effort to stay in the fight even with multiple cuts in his face.
In related news, US President Donald Trump congratulated UFC President White for bring back sports and being the first major US sporting event to return since coronavirus pandemic began.