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UFC 158 rocked the PPV airwaves and likely did excellent numbers for the UFC as it was headlined by one of the most anticipated fights of the past couple of years as Welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre breezed through his title defense against Nick Diaz.
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Nick Diaz has made a lot of wild statements the last several days. But showing up to a press conference and announcing to the world that you have never paid taxes may be have been the most craziest yet.
Two of the most dangerous welterweights on the planet collided last night (March 16, 2013) as Johny Hendricks took on former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit in the co-main event of UFC 158 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Both men had so much riding on the fight, what with a title shot against the main event winner at stake, and each fighter raised their game to a new...
If you decided to save $54.95 by not ordering UFC 158 on pay-per-view, you didn’t really miss anything new. If you’ve watched any of Georges St-Pierre’s last handful of fights, that’s pretty much what happened Saturday night in his scrap against bitter rival Nick Diaz.
St-Pierre once again used his superior wrestling to cruise to a lopsided unanimous decision victory. However...
A welterweight title tilt between champion Georges St-Pierre (pictured) and bitter rival Nick Diaz headlined UFC 158 on Saturday night.
Please click HERE to catch our play-by-play coverage.
Bell Centre in Montreal hosted tonight’s festivities.
Favorite (-) Underdog (+)
Nick Diaz +350
Georges St-Pierre -500
Here is the play-by-play from St-Pierre vs. Diaz:
“UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz” will be jumping off Saturday inside Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. Facebook kicks off tonight’s festivities by streaming three preliminary bouts at approximately 6:35PM ET/3:35PM PT.
Fans simply have to “Like” the UFC’s Facebook page in order to watch the scraps live.
FX will then broadcast the remaining four prelims starting at 8PM ET...
All seven “UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz” preliminary bouts have officially entered the mixed martial arts record books.
Not much to really write home about thus far. The biggest highlight reel moment of the prelims was when T.J. Dillashaw (pictured) planted his knee in Issei Tamura’s face during the second round of their shootout.
Patrick Cote’s unanimous decision victory...
Finally it happened. After ages of back and forth jibes Nick Diaz finally challenged Georges St-Pierre for the Welterweight title in the main event of UFC 158, shown live in the early hours of this past Sunday morning on ESPN here in Britain.The five hour marathon began with the preliminary fights and the lightweight encounter between John Makdessi and Daron Cruickshank.This proved...
The UFC returns tonight to Montreal, Quebec with a highly anticipated fight card that features Canadian superstar Georges St-Pierre taking on longtime archenemies and former Strikeforce welterweight champ Nick Diaz. The detailed history and bad blood between the two fighter has arguably placed this card as of of the most anticipated fight cards in the last year.
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– At the UFC 158 post event press conference, Dana White announced that the attendance for the show was 20,145 for a gate of $3.71 million.
– The following fighters took home $50,000 in fight night bonuses from the UFC 158 event…
KO OF THE NIGHT: Jake Ellenberger
SUBMISSION OF THE NIGHTt: No Submissions, No Bonus Given
FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: Carlos Condit vs. Johny Hendricks