St. Pierre tops Alves at UFC 100

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Georges St. Pierre has defended his welterweight title at UFC 100, showing off his inimitably well-rounded mixed martial arts skills in an unanimous decision over Thiago Alves.

Dan Henderson also knocked out Michael Bisping with a single punch in a middleweight upset as the UFC rolled its odometer into triple digits on a landmark night for the proliferating sport.

Thousands of MMA fans packed the Mandalay Bay Events Center and the surrounding casinos for a weekend scheduled to finish with Brock Lesnar's heavyweight title bout against Frank Mir.

St. Pierre (19-2), the Canadian star considered the UFC's pound-for-pound best, was the superior fighter from the start, steadily punishing Alves (22-5) with punches, kicks and repeated takedowns.

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