He wants regular fights to be 15 minutes of nonstop action, and championship bouts to be 25 minutes.
"I believe MMA should not [have] rounds," St-Pierre told MMAjunkie.com in advance of his pay-per-view headliner on Nov. 16 at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden arena. "A regular fight, for example, should be 15 minutes nonstop, and a championship fight should be 25 minutes nonstop."
St-Pierre is set to fight Johny Hendricks in a welterweight title fight at UFC 167. Unfortunately for St-Pierre, it is scheduled for five rounds, so there could be a handful of round breaks.
"I think by doing rounds, we're breaking the momentum of the fight and making the fight different," he said. "I think the rounds have been added in the past because they want it to be more similar to boxing, but I believe in MMA, we are our own sport. We should not try to copy any other sport.
"If you want to see two guys fighting each other and see who's the best man, let them fight. Don't stop the fight until it's finished. If there were no rounds, I believe there would be way more finishes."
The casual fan loves exciting finishes, and St-Pierre believes there would be way more of those if there were no round breaks in MMA.
"The fight would be way more fantastic, and the show will be better," St-Pierre said. "That's what I would change about the rules."
Analysis: While St-Pierre is correct that there would be more finishes if there were no round breaks, his idea will never work because of other factors at play.
Round breaks provide promotions with the opportunity for commercial breaks, a much needed revenue stream. Also, fighters would gas out after a couple minutes, so that would make for some sloppy MMA. Additionally, round breaks allow cut men to go to work on cuts to stop bleeding.
Without round breaks, the sport would appear to be too barbaric because the fighters would be bleeding all over the place.
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