Another Canadian has been added to the UFC 158 card in Montreal as Sean Pierson is expected to face Rick Story in welterweight action. The fight was first announced by Neil Davidson of The Canadian Press earlier today on twitter.
After starting out as a legitimate prospect in the welterweight division, Rick “The Horror” Story has lost three out of his last four octagon outings with the latest being a submission loss to Demian Maia back at UFC 153. Treading dangerously near the bottom end of the division, Story needs a decisive win over the aging veteran Pierson to maintain his spot on the swelling roster.
Canadian veteran Sean Pierson has had quite a contrasting year to that of his scheduled opponent. After losses to Dong Hyun Kim and Jake Ellenberger, Pierson recovered with wins over Lance Benoit and Jake Hecht and will be looking to make it three in a row with a win over Rick Story.
UFC 158 takes place Saturday, March 16 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada.
Follow Karim Zidan ...