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I don’t think anyone expected the Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz UFC 158 main-event to be a loser leaves town match but it may have just been that. After suffering a dominating defeat, Diaz announced his likely retirement in an antic-climatic end to one of the UFC’s biggest grudge fights.
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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:
#1 and #2 ranked welterweight fighters Johny Hendricks and Carlos Condit look to gain true number one contender status in the co-main event.
Hendricks started out throwing his big left bomb right off the bat and caught Condit on a couple of occasions. There was no fear in Hendricks’ eyes and continued to push forward. Hendricks landed a couple of great takedowns in the first round...
“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...
UFC held the weigh-ins today for UFC 158. The pay-per-view takes place tomorrow (Saturday) night at the Bell Centre in Montreal. The event will be headlined by a UFC welterweight title fight between reigning champ Georges St-Pierre (170 lbs.) and Nick Diaz (169 lbs.). Both fighters for the title fight came in on weight.
The main card will be broadcast live on pay-per-view beginning...
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Nick Diaz accuses GSP of taking steroids
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...
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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Full Results from Montreal, Canada
Georges St-Pierre (170) vs. Nick Diaz (169) – for welterweight title
Carlos Condit (169) vs. Johny Hendricks (171)
Jake Ellenberger (170) vs. Nate Marquardt (171)
Chris Camozzi (185) vs. Nick Ring (183)
Colin Fletcher (155) vs. Mike Ricci (156)
Patrick Cote (169) vs. Bobby Voelker (169)
Antonio Carvalho (145) vs. Darren Elkins (145)
UFC 158 invaded the Bell Center in Montreal this past Saturday night and fans were treated to a great card.
The main event was a five round battle, with Georges St-Pierre retaining his UFC welterweight championship, as he beat Nick Diaz. The champ used his takedowns to secure the first two rounds, but Diaz picked up the pace in the latter rounds and landed some great strikes. Unfortunately...
On Saturday night, UFC 158 was held at the Bell Centrre in Montreal, Quebec and while the card overall was fantastic, there were still some lackluster performances.
The main card featured five great fights that on paper should have delivered, however not all five did.
Check out how I scored each of the five UFC 158 main card fights below.
Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz