One of the year’s most anticipated matchups will finally go down on Nov. 17 at Montreal’s Bell Centre as UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre makes his long awaited return to the octagon against interim beltholder Carlos Condit at UFC 154.
Tickets for UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit go on sale on Sept. 29.
Additionally, the UFC is holding a press conference on Sept. 27 in Montreal to officially announce the fight. The press conference, which will be streamed live on UFC.com, will feature St-Pierre, Condit and UFC Canada Director of Operations Tom Wright.
Full press release and details below:
Las Vegas, Nevada – The Ultimate FightingChampionship® announced today it will host a September 27 press conference as UFC® 154: ST-PIERRE vs. CONDIT goes on sale to the general public on Saturday, September 29. Georges St-Pierre returns from injury to face interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit on Saturday, November 17 at the Bell Centre.
Ticket information and an updated UFC® 154 card will be released in the coming days. UFC® Fight Club™ members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to this event on Thursday, September 27 at 10 a.m. EST via the website ufcfightclub.com. A special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC newsletter subscribers on Friday, September 28, starting at 10 a.m. EST. To access this presale, users must register for the UFC newsletter through UFC.com.
UFC® 154 presented by the United States Marine Corps. The Few. The Proud. The Marines.,
will be available live on Pay-Per-View on November 17 at 10 p.m. EST/7 p.m. PST on UFC.TV, iN DEMAND, DirecTV, DISH Network, Avail-TVN, and in Canada on Shaw Communications, Bell TV, Sasktel and Viewer’s Choice Canada for a suggested retail price of $44.99 US/$49.99 CAN for Standard Definition and $54.99 US/$59.99 CAN for High Definition.
For more information orcurrent fight news, visit www.ufc.com. All bouts live and subject to change.
UFC® 154: ST-PIERRE vs. CONDIT PRESS CONFERENCE – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 27 – 12:00 p.m. EST (media check starts at 11:00 a.m.)
WHERE: Montreal Science Centre, 333, de la Commune Street West, Montréal – ‘Perspective Room’
WHO: Georges St-Pierre, UFC® Welterweight Champion
CarlosCondit, UFC® Interim Welterweight Champion
Tom Wright, UFC® Director of Canadian Operations
NOTE: *This press conference will also be streamed live on UFC.com.
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