The Ultimate Fighting Championship has officially announced that UFC 65: Bad Intentions will be headlined by two title fights. Tim Sylvia will be defending his heavyweight title against Jeff Monson and also fans will finally get to see the highly anticipated rematch between Matt Hughes and Georges St. Pierre for the welterweight title.
“I’m pleased to bring the most exciting live combat sport in the world – the UFC – to ARCO Arena and to give fans two great championship title fights in one night,” said UFC President Dana White. “The Tim Sylvia and Jeff Monson fight is going to be incredible, and the main event rematch between Matt Hughes and Georges St. Pierre has to be one of the most anticipated mixed martial arts fights ever. I’m looking forward to Nov. 18 and to finally holding a UFC event in Sacramento.”
“I think this will be a great fight and that fans will appreciate this rematch,” said Hughes. “I’m already in shape and I’m definitely ready for St. Pierre.”
“I’ve been waiting for this fight against Matt Hughes for a long time,” said St. Pierre. “I want that belt so bad – I want to become the champion.”
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