Add Georges St-Pierre to the list of UFC champions who have been sidelined by injury in the past year.
According to a tweet by UFC president Dana White, the 30-year-old French Canadian has been forced out of his scheduled UFC 137 title defense against Carlos Condit.
With the injury, St-Pierre brings the UFC’s injured champions list from the past year to 100 percent. Each of the promotion’s title holders from bantamweight up to middleweight has been on the DL list in the past 365 days.
Check out the injury curse list as it stands today below:
Bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz: Currently rehabbing a broken hand that required surgery following his main event win over Demetrious Johnson at UFC Live: Cruz vs. Johnson on October 1.
Lightweight champion Frankie Edgar: The Toms River New Jersey native broke two ribs while training for his planned UFC 130 bout with Gray Maynard in May and the fight had to be rescheduled for six months later at UFC 136.
Welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre: St-Perre injured his knee training for his upcoming UFC 137 bout with Carlos Condit and bowed out of the card today.
Middleweight champion Anderson Silva: Silva injured his shoulder while training for his UFC 134 bout with Yushin Okami, and although he still fought with the handicap, he is now on the shelf until early to mid 2012.
Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones: Bones injured a ligament in is hand and was forced to pull out of a planned UFC 133 pairing with former teammate Rashad Evans this past August. A swift recovery saw Jones take on Quinton “Rampage” Jackson one month later at UFC 135 in September.
Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez: Velasquez injured his shoulder in his UFC 121 title win over Brock Lesnar last October. He has not fought since and underwent rotator cuff surgery in January. He is scheduled to face Junior dos Santos at UFC on Fox: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos on November 12.