Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just three days away from its UFC 167: "St. Pierre vs. Hendricks" pay-per-view (PPV) event, which pits longtime welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre vs. Johny Hendricks in the headlining affair this Saturday night (Nov. 16, 2013) at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
While there has been plenty of back-and-forth from mixed martial arts (MMA) fans over who wins this 170-pound contest, it's about time we kick it on over to the pros to hear what they have to say. After all, many of these fighters have already trained with each combatant and know first hand what they are capable of.
Let's see who the "Pros Pick" between "GSP" and "Bigg Rigg:"
Cain Velasquez: GSP by smartness
Brandon Vera: GSP by always winning
Daniel Cormier: Rigg by way of Pokes
Phil Davis: Rigg by way of toss up
T.J. Grant: Rigg because it's "his time"
Demetrious Johnson: GSP by way of elevation change
Junior dos Santos: Rigg but eets herd to know
Anthony Pettis: GSP by way of wrestling
Mark Hominick: Rigg by way of "problems"
John Dodson: GSP by foolishness
Erik Koch: Rigg by power
Nate Marquardt: GSP by well roundedness
Wanderlei Silva: No clue. Couldn't understand a single word he said.
Chad Mendes: GSP just because
Glover Teixeira: GSP by way of safety
Sara McMann: Rigg because she (Sara) has no choice
James Te Huna: GSP by brains
Frank Mir: Uh ... maybe Rigg, he rambled on and on, so not really sure.
Sam Stout: GSP because WAR CANADA
Gray Maynard: GSP by smarts
Darrell Montague: Rigg by left hand
Frankie Edgar: GSP by wrestling
Sarah Kaufman: Undecided
Donald Cerrone: GSP by cardio
Pros who pick Georges St-Pierre: 13
Pros who pick Johny Hendricks: 8
Pros who were undecided/unsure/unintelligible: 3
You've heard from the pros, now let's hear from you. Who ya' got?