UFC 158 weigh-ins set for March 15 in Montreal, Matt Hughes hosts Q&A


matt-hughes-13.jpgOfficial fighter weigh-ins for next week’s “UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz” event are slated for Friday, March 15, at Montreal’s Bell Centre.

The same venue hosts the following night’s pay-per-view event, which features a long-awaited 170-pound title fight between UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (23-2 MMA, 17-2 UFC) and rival Nick Diaz (26-8 MMA, 7-5 UFC) in the pay-per-view headliner.

The first fighter hits the scale at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT local time), and doors open to the public at 3 p.m. PT.

Prior to the weigh-ins, UFC Fight Club members are invited to a Q&A session with UFC Hall of Famer and current promotional exec Matt Hughes. The former UFC welterweight champion hits the stage at 2 p.m. PT, and doors open to members of the UFC’s official fan club one hour earlier.

In addition to the evening’s championship headliner, UFC 158 also features a few other key welterweight matchups as Carlos Condit (28-6 MMA, 5-2 UFC) faces Johny Hendricks (14-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) and Jake Ellenberger (28-6 MMA, 7-2 UFC) meets Nate Marquardt (32-11-2 MMA, 10-4 UFC). The night’s main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims in FX and Facebook.

The latest UFC 158 card now includes:

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)

  • Champ Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz – for welterweight title
  • Carlos Condit vs. Johny Hendricks
  • Jake Ellenberger vs. Nate Marquardt
  • Chris Camozzi vs. Nick Ring
  • Colin Fletcher vs. Mike Ricci

PRELIMINARY CARD (FX, 8 p.m. ET)

  • Patrick Cote vs. Bobby Voelker
  • Antonio Carvalho vs. Darren Elkins
  • Jordan Mein vs. Dan Miller
  • Daron Cruickshank vs. John Makdessi

PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 6:35 p.m. ET)

  • Quinn Mulhern vs. Rick Story
  • TJ Dillashaw vs. Issei Tamura
  • Reuben Duran vs. George Roop

For more on UFC 158, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.

(Pictured: Matt Hughes)

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