Georges "Rush" St. Pierre defeats Matt Hughes at UFC 79
Georges "Rush" St. Pierre dominates Matt Hughes and wins the interim UFC welterweight title at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. This was the third fight between the two. Hughes won the first by submission. St. Pierre won the second fight by TKO strikes.
In this fight, St. Pierre completely dominated Hughes by taking him down repeatedly and landing blows. He was finally able to submit Hughes with a painful arm bar in the second round.