Georges St-Pierre Admits He Was Over The 170 Pound Limit at UFC 158

Canadian news site LaPresse.ca published an interview with St. Pierre, in which the UFC champion revealed that he wasn’t sure, but believed his weight on the scale that day amounted to 170.4 pounds.

By the standards of most UFC championship bouts, in which combatants must hit the exact mark or under, St. Pierre would have been considered over the allowed weight limit of 170 pounds. The Quebec commission, however, rounded his weight down, making his official weight 170 pounds.

It should be noted, however, the St-Pierre weighed in with boxer briefs on. Had this been under the jurisdiction of other commissions that don’t round the weight down, he would have been allowed to remove his briefs and weigh-in again to see if he made weight sans clothing.

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