The opening acts for Georges St-Pierre’s long-awaited return to the Octagon have been finalized. For the first time in forever, 13 bouts will make up a UFC fight card.
Typical UFC lineups host just 12 fights.
“UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit” takes place November 17th inside Montreal’s Bell Centre. The UFC’s Facebook page kicks things off by streaming four preliminary scraps. FX will then air the remaining four prelims live at 8PM ET/5PM PT.
The pay-per-view broadcast begins immediately after the freebie fights at 10PM ET/7PM PT.
St-Pierre ends his extended hiatus to battle interim welterweight champ Carlos Condit in the event’s featured contest. The victor leaves Canada as the game’s undisputed 170-pound king.
Here is the show’s official agenda:
(Facebook 6PM ET/3PM PT)
Darren Elkins vs. Steven Siler
Stephen Thompson vs. Besam Yousef
Ivan Menjivar vs. Azamat Gashimov
Rodrigo Damm vs. Antonio Carvalho
(FX 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Mark Bocek
Sam Stout vs. John Makdessi
Nick Ring vs. Constantinos Philippou
Patrick Cote vs. Alessio Sakara
(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)
Pablo Garza vs. Mark Hominick
Chad Griggs vs. Cyrille Diabate
Francis Carmont vs. Tom Lawlor
Martin Kampmann and Johny Hendricks
Carlos Condit (UFC interim welterweight champion) vs. Georges St-Pierre (UFC welterweight champion)