Georges St. Pierre going 'away for a bit' after UFC 167 victory

Georges St-Pierre fights against Johny Hendricks in their welterweight championship bout during UFC...

Georges St-Pierre fights against Johny Hendricks in their welterweight championship bout during UFC 167 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Stephen R. Sylvanie/USA TODAY Sports)

Neil Springer, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 5:18 PM ET

LAS VEGAS - Georges (Rush) St. Pierre walked away from mixed martial arts — at least for now.

St. Pierre dropped the bombshell after being awarded a baffling split-decision victory over Johny (Bigg Rigg) Hendricks in the main event of UFC 167 in Las Vegas Saturday to capture the welterweight championship.


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