When Stephan Patz first took his seat at Table 414 earlier today, he probably didn't consider the possibility that before the afternoon was over he'd be knocking out "GSP" — i.e., Georges St-Pierre. But that's what has happened, with Patz using a turned set rather than a cross, jab, or round kick to take down the UFC Welterweight champ.
We caught up with the action on the flop, with the board showing and Patz firing 1,700 into the middle. St-Pierre had been down to about 5,000 just prior to the hand, and so when he called the bet the fighter had just 2,125 chips behind.
The turn brought the and a bet of 3,000 from Patz, and St-Pierre called with what he had left. Patz had — he'd turned a set of jacks. But St-Pierre was still swinging with for both flush and straight draws.
But the river was the , and down goes St-Pierre. GSP shared a congratulatory hug with Patz before departing.