UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz Event Page

March 11, 2013
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UFC 158 posterUFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz
Date: March 16, 2013
Venue: Bell Centre
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 

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Main Bouts (on Pay-Per-View):
-Georges St-Pierre (23-2) vs. Nick Diaz (26-8)
-Carlos Condit (28-6) vs. Johny Hendricks (14-1)
-Jake Ellenberger (28-6) vs. Nate Marquardt (32-11)
-Nick Ring (13-1) vs. Chris Camozzi (18-5)
-Mike Ricci (7-3) vs. Colin Fletcher (8-2)

Preliminary Bouts (on FX):
-Patrick Cote (18-8) vs. Bobby Voelker (24-8)
-Antonio Carvalho (15-5) vs. Darren Elkins (15-2)
-Dan Miller (14-6) vs. Jordan Mein (26-8)
-John Makdessi (10-2) vs. Daron Cruickshank (12-2)

Preliminary Bouts (on Facebook):
-Rick Story (14-6) vs. Quinn Mulhern (18-2)
-T.J. Dillashaw (7-1) vs. Issei Tamura (7-3)
-George Roop (12-9-1) vs. Reuben Duran (8-4-1)

UFC 158 Start Times:
Preliminary Bouts on Facebook: 6:40 p.m. ET / 3:40 p.m. PT
Preliminary Bouts on FX: 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT
Main Card on Pay-Per-View: 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

  • gnodeb

    gsp 18-2 in the UFC, defended title 7 times…
    diaz 7-5 in the UFC, never earn a chance to defend a title…

    even if diaz somehow get the win, he won’t hold title for more then 1-2 fights… he just can not win 3 in a row in real competition…

    • what’s your definition of real competition? strikeforce fighters have more than hanged with the ufc guys. Its stupid to call them minor league, especially diaz who was their champion

      • gnodeb

        OK, “real” doesn’t sound polite. Top is more precise. Let’s compare these two

        Diaz in Strikeforce (2009-2011): Frank Shamrock, Scott Smith, Marius Žaromskis, Hayato Sakura, K.J. Noons, Evangelista Santos, Paul Daley

        GSP in UFC (2007-2012): Josh Koscheck, Matt Hughes, Matt Serra, Jon Fitch, B.J. Penn, Thiago Alves, Dan Hardy, Jake Shields, Carlos Condit

        Looks almost like any fighter from GSP’s group can go 3-0 against first group and from the first group only Diaz can go 3-0 against second group.

        • Totally agree, but it’s not fair to call Diaz “strikeforce fighter”. He started in the UFC, left, and now is back. The SF competition in the Welterweight category is absolutely a step down..

          That said, I hope Diaz gets a career-ending beat-down and we can be done with this wannabe gangster cholo once and forever.

      • The recent Strikeforce fighters have all kicked ass. Strikeforce fighters are better fighters, they continue to win and finish.

    • You must have seen that in the forums. Diaz is a fucken beast. 3 in a row, no problem. Diaz by ass whoopin.

      • Mma Fan

        Diaz is a good fighter as per his record and opponents during his career but GSP is a legend using the same parameters. It’s a shame Diaz was given the shot and not Hendricks.