Above is the final episode from the latest installment of UFC Primetime. The series follows UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre and interim UFC welterweight champion Carlos Condit as they prepare for their UFC 154 showdown on November 17 in Montreal, Quebec.
All of the participants for the UFC 154: St. Pierre vs. Condit card successfully made weight in preparation for their bouts Saturday at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec.
The event will be headlined by a UFC welterweight title unification bout featuring current champion Georges St. Pierre and interim champion Carlos Condit. The co-main event will feature a number one contender bout between Martin Kampmann and Johny Hendricks.
The offical weights can be found after the jump.
Here a short insightful documentary focusing on some of the training and techniques interim UFC welterweight champion Carlos Condit has been employing ahead of his bout with Georges St. Pierre at UFC 154.
The UFC has announced that welterweight contenders Jon Fitch and Demian Maia will lock horns at UFC 156. UFC president Dana White said, “Maia hopes to move up the welterweight rankings by taking out perennial contender Fitch. Fitch wants to build on his Fight of the Night-winning victory over Erick Silva." [UFC]
Despite earlier reports of The Ultimate Fighter being moved to Wednesday nights on FX, a FX official has stated that it’s highly unlikely TUF will air on Wednesday nights. An official announcement is expected to come within the next two or three weeks. [MMA Fighting]
UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre and interim champion Carlos Condit met with the media today to hype up their UFC 154 bout set for Saturday night at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec.
Above is the video of the UFC 154 pre-fight press conference and after the jump you can find quotes from both St. Pierre and Condit.
This Saturday, UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre will step into the octagon for the first time in over a year and a half.
St. Pierre last fought on April 30, 2011 at UFC 129 against Jake Shields. Since then he’s battled a different opponent; his surgically repaired ACL. After rigorous rehab, many questions still loom regarding St. Pierre’s future but all indications are that the champ will be back and better than ever.
Firas Zahabi told The Fight Network, “In practice he’s looking phenomenal and he’s performing at the level he was before and more. He’s more technical, he’s wiser, he’s smarter, he’s more cerebral when he spars now. I really think he’s going to do extremely well.”
Above is the second episode from the latest installment of UFC Primetime. The series follows UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre and interim UFC welterweight champion Carlos Condit as they prepare for their UFC 154 showdown on November 17 in Montreal, Quebec.
Above is the first episode from the latest installment of UFC Primetime. The series follows UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre and interim UFC welterweight champion Carlos Condit as they prepare for their November 17 showdown in Montreal, Quebec.
Strikeforce returns with another female-headlined card as fast-rising women’s star Ronda Rousey defends her Strikeforce bantamweight title against former champion Sarah Kaufman at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California this Saturday night on Showtime.
Other notables on the card include former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza looking for a second straight win against previously scheduled opponent Derek Brunson. Bouts featuring prospects Lumumba Sayers, Ovince St. Preux and Tarec Saffiedine will also take place.
Here’s a preview of the event’s five-fight main card, which can be seen in its entirety after the jump.
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For those complaining about the lack of depth for UFC cards recently, the announcement of a title fight and two high-profile bouts between contenders for the UFC's next show on FOX should be enough to generate some excitement again.
UFC on FOX 5 will be headlined by Benson Henderson, who defended his UFC lightweight championship just this past weekend against Frankie Edgar, taking on Nate Diaz in a 155 lb title bout.
Also featured on the network television broadcast will be decorated veteran Mauricio "Shogun" Rua facing top rising light heavyweight prospect Alexander Gustafsson and the return of future hall-of-famer B.J. Penn against highly-touted youngster Rory MacDonald.
The show will take place on December 8 at a location yet to be announced. A fourth fight will also be featured on the main card and will be announced in the coming weeks.