Now that the Octagon’s return to FOX is officially a thing of the past, it’s time to start hyping Saturday’s “UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit” extravaganza. To help generate hoopla for the pay-per-view broadcast, the organization has released a nine minute and 38 second extended video preview featuring some of the card’s superstars.
An interim welterweight title bout between Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit (Pictured) headlines the festivities. Heavyweights Roy Nelson and Fabricio Werdum will serve as the night’s co-main event.
However, the 265-pounders weren’t showcased in the video. The clip features the welterweight shootout with Josh Koscheck and Mike Pierce.
The event takes place inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Please press the media player below to watch the promo:
Here is the card’s current roster:
(Facebook 7:20PM ET/4:20PM PT)
Rafael Natal vs. Michael Kuiper
Dan Stittgen vs. Stephen Thompson
(FX 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Matt Brown vs. Chris Cope
Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres vs. Edwin Figueroa
Jorge Lopez vs. Matt Riddle
Dustin Poirier vs. Max Holloway
(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)
Ed Herman vs. Clifford Starks
Scott Jorgensen vs. Renan Barao
Josh Koscheck vs. Mike Pierce
Roy Nelson vs. Fabricio Werdum
Carlos Condit vs. Nick Diaz (Interim UFC Welterweight Title)