Thomas Gerbasi, UFC - It wasn't even close.  After garnering 89% of the votes from fans, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was named Sportsnet.ca's 2008 Canadian Athlete of The Year, beating out Chantal Petitclerc Jarome Iginla, Justin Morneau and Daniel Nestor.

 " /> GSP Named Sportsnet's 2008 Canadian Athlete of The Year | UFC ® - News

GSP Named Sportsnet's 2008 Canadian Athlete of The Year

Thomas Gerbasi, UFC - It wasn't even close.  After garnering 89% of the votes from fans, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was named Sportsnet.ca's 2008 Canadian Athlete of The Year, beating out Chantal Petitclerc Jarome Iginla, Justin Morneau and Daniel Nestor.

 
It wasn't even close. After garnering 89% of the votes from fans, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was named Sportsnet.ca's 2008 Canadian Athlete of The Year, beating out Chantal Petitclerc Jarome Iginla, Justin Morneau and Daniel Nestor.

“It's an honour for me to have this award and being the first MMA guy to receive something like this,” said St-Pierre in a statement. “I want to congratulate the other nominees because they have done an incredible job in their respective sports, making this an even more special honour. I want to thank Rogers Sportsnet & Joe Ferraro for promoting the sport of MMA, because without them the sport would not be as well known as it is right now in Canada. I want to thank everybody for their support and voting for me - I want to be a good Canadian ambassador for the sport and represent MMA well."

St-Pierre, who is preparing for his UFC 94 showdown with BJ Penn on January 31st, joins Sidney Crosby and Steve Nash as winners of the award.

Médias

Récent
The Chive a discuté avec Daniel Cormier de sa rencontre mémorable avec Jon Jones hors de l'Octogone. Le récit était si palpitant que The Chive a décid d'en faire une animation.
30 juin 2016
With the semifinals now complete and one of the best fights of the season about to unfold, don't miss the last episode of The Ultimate Fighter on Wednesday at 10pm ET on FS1.
30 juin 2016
Préparez-vous pour la soirée la plus historique de l'histoire de l'UFC avec Hank et George qui discutent du combat revanche pour le titre des poids mi-lourds de l'UFC entre Daniel Cormier et Jon Jones dans ce court métrage spécial.
30 juin 2016
Voyez le top 8 des meilleures finitions des stars de l'UFC 200. Ne manquez pas l'événement UFC 200 : Cormier vs Jones 2 en direct sur UFC Premium le 10 juillet.
30 juin 2016