Matchup: Georges St-Pierre (14-2-0) vs. Matt Hughes (43-5-0)
Date: December 29, 2007
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Recap: Former champion Georges ¿Rush¿ St-Pierre stepped into the OctagonTM with his nemesis Matt Hughes at UFC® 79. Hughes and St-Pierre went to battle for the third time to determine who would walk away with the interim UFC® Welterweight Title and the chance to face Matt Serra for the undisputed championship.
Outcome: St-Pierre by submission, Round 2