The time has arrived, UFC 154 is upon use and hopefully the welterweight division can get back to some form of normalcy. Welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returns to action after a long absence to take on the interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit to unify the belts.
Tag: Mark Bocek
The UFC welterweight champion returns to action this weekend as Canada’s Georges St-Pierre looks to unify the belts at UFC 154 in Montreal. Also looking to unify the belt will be the interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit who defeated Nick Diaz way back in February by unanimous decision. St-Pierre has been out since April of last year after injuring his knee late last year that required surgery.
It’s finally time to unify the Welterweight titles again, as GSP returns from his long hiatus to defend his belt at UFC 154. His opponent is a familiar face in the gym as interim champion Carlos Condit will welcome his partner back to the cage. While the fighters may be friends outside the cage, make no mistake as these two are coming for blood in the main event.
Jon Jones and Rashad Evans finally got a chance to settle their score at UFC 145. It seemed however that neither man was dead set on exacting their revenge. In the co main event, Rory MacDonald continued to show why he is a future champion in the UFC.
UFC 145 is the first UFC Pay-Per-View in nearly two months and takes place from the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. Headlining the night is the highly anticipated light heavyweight title fight between former team mates Jon Jones and Rashad Evans. There is no love lost between these two and the war of words is nearly over.
John Alessio has been waiting over five years to get back inside the Octagon and an injury to Matt Wiman has given him that opportunity. According to Mark Bocek via twitter, his original UFC 145 opponent (Wiman) injured his knee and has been replaced by the veteran Alessio.
Once again MMA proved that you never know and that anything can happen when you step into the cage. Take tonight’s UFC 140 in Toronto, Canada for example, six of the 12 fights ended in the opening round while another three didn’t make it out of the second round. The exciting night might be in the books but the results from tonight will be talked about for a long time across the internet.
The fighters for tomorrows UFC 140 all stepped on the scales today in Toronto, Canada in front of a packed house along with everyone watching over the internet. Out of the 24 fighters, only lightweight Dennis Hallman missed weight and coming off his speedo incident at UFC 133 the veteran’s on very thin ice.