On Saturday, March 16, the UFC will hold UFC 158 from the Bell Center in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Saturday’s main card will air live on pay-per-view starting at 10 p.m. ET. The preliminary card will be split between an 8 p.m. ET FX broadcast and a YouTube stream beginning at 6:35 p.m. ET.

The event will feature UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre defending his title against former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz.

St-Pierre and Diaz were originally expected to meet at UFC 137 in late 2011, but the champion suffered a torn ACL and was forced from action for 18 months. Diaz would go on to defeat former champion B.J. Penn at the event.

Diaz enters the title fight coming off a unanimous decision loss to Carlos Condit in a UFC 143 interim title clash in February of last year, as well as a 12-month suspension from the Nevada State Athletic Commission for a failed post-fight drug test for marijuana use. Condit fell short in his quest to dethrone St-Pierre at UFC 154, opening the door for Diaz yet again.

A pre-fight video interview with the Californian appears below.

The UFC 158 card:

PPV Main Card
Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz – for welterweight title
Carlos Condit vs. Johny Hendricks
Jake Ellenberger vs. Nate Marquardt
Nick Ring vs. Chris Camozzi
Mike Ricci vs. Colin Fletcher
FX Preliminary Card
Patrick Cote vs. Bobby Voelker
Antonio Carvalho vs. Darren Elkins
Jordan Mein vs. Dan Miller
John Makdessi vs. Daron Cruickshank
YouTube Preliminary Card
Rick Story vs. Quinn Mulhern
TJ Dillashaw vs. Issei Tamura
Reuben Duran vs. George Roop

Photo: Nick Diaz (Esther Lin/MMA Fighting)

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