UFC 69 welterweight title match: Georges St. Pierre (169.5) vs. Matt Serra (169.5)
Serra is the challenger for the title by virtue of winning TUF season 4. This match was scheduled for earlier in the year but had to be postponed because the titleholder, St. Pierre, was injured in training.
The referee is Big John McCarthy.
In the first round, the two spend the first few minutes standing and measuring each other. Serra lands more blows during this feeling out process. However, in the middle part of the round Serra stuns St. Pierre with a blow to the head that rocks St. Pierre. Serra continues to apply pressure, hitting St. Pierre with more solid punches as St. Pierre stumbles around the Octagon. Serra gets St. Pierre to the ground and lands blow after blow to St. Pierre's head before McCarthy ends the fight.
What an upset! We have a new UFC welterweight champion!
Result: Matt Serra wins by TKO at 3:25 of the first round. Matt Serra is the new UFC welterweight champion.