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Georges St. Pierre expected to recover

Updated: May 1, 2011, 4:23 PM ET
By Josh Gross | ESPN.com

UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre expects to make a full recovery from a poke to his left eye which blurred his vision throughout much of a five-round title fight against Jake Shields in Toronto on Saturday.

Firas Zahabi, Greg Jackson and John Danaher -- trainers who cornered St. Pierre to victory in front of 55,724 fans in the Rogers Centre -- told ESPN.com that St. Pierre was released from the hospital the evening of the fight and, according to doctors, he avoided any retinal ...

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