Famous Canadian mixed-martial artist and professional fighter.
He held Welterweight Champion of the UFC in 2012.
He defeated Jon Fitch while defending his Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2008.
He learned Kyokushin karate at age seven from his father and later from a Kyokushin Karate Master in order to defend himself from a school bully.
He is a French Canadian, and was born and raised in Saint-Isidore, Quebec. His parents are Roland and Pauline St-Pierre.