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UFC Welterweight Champ Georges St. Pierre Gets His Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt


One of the reasons that I think Georges St. Pierre has a chance to be considered the best fighter in mixed martial arts history some day is that he never stops adding new weapons to his arsenal.

The latest example: St. Pierre received his Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt over the weekend.

"This was the high point in my career," St.-Pierre said of getting the BJJ black belt, per GracieMag.com. "When I received my black belt in karate, when I conquered the UFC belt, and today."

In my view, the combination of his stand-up, wrestling and jiu jitsu makes St. Pierre one of the half dozen or so most well-rounded fighters in the sport, along with Anderson Silva, Fedor Emelianenko, B.J. Penn, Urijah Faber and Miguel Torres.

Just for kicks, after the jump, watch a video of GSP using an arm bar to beat Justin Bruckmann in his second professional fight in 2002.