For the second time ever, the UFC returned to NYC's Madison Square Garden. Three title fights took place and three titles changed hands at UFC 217. One of those titles was the Middleweight Championship which was won by Georges St-Pierre.

St-Pierre returned to the UFC after a four year hiatus. The fight was scheduled for five rounds. However, St-Pierre only needed three rounds to defeat Michael Bisping.

There was 4:23 left in the round when St-Pierre submitted Bisping. However, Bisping did not tap out. He was choked out and was left unconsciousness for a few moments.

With this recent win, St-Pierre now is tied with Bisping for winning the most fights in UFC history. St-Pierre's record is 26 wins and two losses. The win also marks his 13th consecutive win. As for Bisping, who the new Middleweight Champion has praised numerous of times after the fight, holds a record of 30 wins and eight losses.

After winning, St-Pierre told the crowd that winning the title was a dream come true. He continued to thank fans for their support. When Bisping was interviewed, he didn't make excuses for not winning. He said that St-Pierre was the better man during the fight.

Bantamweight title changes hands

With the UFC Bantamweight Title at stake, Cody Garbrandt was defending it against TJ Dillashaw.

Dillashaw was crowned the new champion after delivering a knockout. It was almost three minutes into the second round when the ref stopped the fight. This was because Dillashaw was delivering a flurry of punches and kicks. However, Garbrandt was upset that the fight was stopped, which resulted in his first loss in the UFC.

Dillashaw's record now stands at 15 wins and three losses.

Afterwards, he said he should have never lost the title in the first place. He added that he will be seeing Garbrandt again in the future, but stated again that he was now the champion.

The strawweight title changes hands

Joanna Jedrzejczyk also lost her title. Rose Namajunas, who is 25-years-old, ended up knocking out Jedrzejczyk in the first round.

This was the first time Jedrzejczyk has lost a fight in the UFC.

Namajunas now has a record of seven wins and three losses. After the fight, she said she wants to make the world a better place with her gifts in mixed martial arts. She was asked how she felt, and said she felt like a normal person and there was nothing special going on there. Joe Rogan, who was interviewing the new UFC Strawweight champ, said there was something special going on, whether she admitted it or not.