9. What Montreal park is named after a prizefighter?
Answer to Canada Quiz #9
Parc Georges Saint-Pierre. It is a recreation area in the Notre Dame de Grace neighborhood of Montreal and was formerly known as Oxford Park.
Quebec native Georges Saint-Pierre is a professional mixed martial arts fighter and has been the reigning UFC World Welterweight Champion since 2007. “GSP” is the only person ever to be named Rogers Sportsnet Canadian Athlete of the Year three times, a feat he accomplished in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
On November 16, 2013 he earned a split decision victory over challenger Johnny Hendricks, successfully defending his welterweight title and becoming the winningest fighter in UFC history.