I didn't get to watch the fight until a few days ago. I thought he fought well against Nick. Pretty much like everyone else who has fought Georges, Nick couldn't implement his type of fight. This is one of the reasons I watch GSP's fights...I'm waiting for someone to look like they're even in it. Most opponents fight tentatively, afraid of the takedown I assume. They just aren't the same fighter against GSP. Condit did the best I thought, but there was that 18 month layoff for GSP too...so who knows.
I also think some of these stats are reasons why: