Canadiens fans go wild as GSP returns with UFC belt

Mar 3, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Georges St-Pierre speaks during a press conference to promote his middleweight title bout against Michael Bisping (not pictured) prior to weigh ins for UFC 209 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
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Georges St-Pierre returned to Montreal on Tuesday night, this time with the UFC middleweight championship in tow. When you come home with the belt, they send you out on the ice for a Canadiens game to a rousing ovation:

St-Pierre was away from the cage for nearly four years, yet defeated Michael Bisping in his first match back in an entirely new weight class. He has not lost a professional fight in over a decade, looking to rub some of his winning ways off on the Canadiens, who have opened the year 8-9-1.

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