Sports Net Canada asks UFC stars for their predictions on GSP vs Hendricks at UFC 167.
Here are the numbers if you’d rather read:
Champs: GSP (3-0)
● Cain: GSP ● Pettis: GSP ● Demetrious: GSP
Former Champs: Neutral (1-1-1)
● Edgar: GSP (Implied) ● JDS: Hendricks (Hard Fight) ● Mir: War
Others: (Hendricks 9: 5)
●Vera: GSP ● DC: Hendricks ● Davis: Hendricks ● TJ: Hendricks
●Hominick: Hendricks ● Dodson: Hendricks ● Koch: Hendricks
●Marquardt: GSP ● Wanderlei: GSP ● Mendez: Hendricks
● Glover: GSP ● McMann: Hendricks ● Te Huna: GSP
● Montague: Hedricks (said via right hand?…)
Didn’t Really Decide:
● Stout ● Maynard ● Kaufman ● Cerrone
● 9 for GSP ● 10 for Hendricks ● 5 Didn’t really decide
What do you think of the predictions? See any particular patterns thats worthy of debate?
Personally, I find it intriguing that the champions favor GSP, former champs are more neutral, and other fighters favor Hendricks. Is it just coincidence or just too small of a sample size? Either way, interesting to think about!