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UFC 158 Reshuffled: Rory Macdonald Out, Nate Marquardt In

Rory Macdonald is pulling out of UFC 158 due to an injured neck and back. Stepping in to fill the void is a fighter who is arguably just as talented as the men who will be competing in what is being billed as a welterweight tournament of sorts on March 16 in the Bell Centre in Montreal at UFC 158. Yet even though Nate Marquardt will be replacing Macdonald, it

UFC 158 Nick Diaz: “I didn’t think I’d be getting this fight”

UFC 158 takes place March 16, 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada at the Bell Centre. GSP (17-2 UFC) and Diaz (7-5 UFC) were slated to fight at UFC 137 before Diaz skipped two pre-event press conferences and ultimately was pulled from the card. Diaz admitted today at a press conference, “It wasn’t very professional on my part.” Diaz and St-Pierre are scheduled to meet for the welterweight championship at UFC

‘UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz’ tickets on sale Jan. 26

Get more pictures like this from SHERDOG.COM One of the most anticipated fights of the year is already signed. Now, it’s time to get your tickets for what can only be referred to as a fight between “good” and “evil”. UFC 158 will feature the main event between current UFC welterweight champion GSP (17-2 UFC) and “Stockton Bad Boy” Nick Diaz (7-5 UFC. UFC returns to Montreal’s Bell Centre March

UFC 158: Nick Diaz doesn’t stand a chance against Georges St Pierre

Nick Diaz will step in to the cage at UFC 158 on March 16 as the first of three UFC title challengers in 2013 who will be coming off a loss, and yet find themselves fighting for gold. Whether Nick Diaz, Chael Sonnen, or Frankie Edgar have earned legitimate arguments for their status in their respective weight classes, at the end of the day, all that matters is the fight.

Georges St Pierre focusing on Nick Diaz and giving fans “the big fight” in the future

GSP discusses why he wants to fight Nick Diaz in an interesting interview. When asked by Benson Henderson on what his strategy will be against Diaz, he ironically compared his fight with Nick in the same way Benson Henderson fought Nick’s brother, Nate Diaz at UFC on FOX. GSP also weighs in on the state of his career and how long he plans on sticking around. He even seems to allude

UFC 158 GSP vs Diaz: Dana White addresses the controversy

The UFC 158 card will feature three big welterweight showdowns, all officially announced by the UFC recently during the TUF 16 Finale broadcast.  Headlined by GSP vs. Diaz, Condit vs. Macdonald, and Hendricks vs. Ellenberger will also grace the main card. The outrage in the MMA community has been placed at UFC Dana White’s door step through various forms of questions that all come back around to one single point. Why