The number of welterweights heading to Montreal grew by two today, as Sean Pierson will meet Rick Story at UFC 158. It is currently unclear where the bout will land on the card. MMAJunkie first reported the bout.
Former Toronto police officer Sean Pierson will be looking extend his current win-streak to three when he faces the scuffling Story. His opponent, the aforementioned Story, is in desperate need of a win. The once-promising prospect has dropped three of his last four bouts after being one fight away from a title shot.
UFC 158 is scheduled for March 16 and will take place at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The bout will be headlined by a welterweight title fight between Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz, with Rory MacDonald and Carlos Condit co-headlining the card. The bout will feature yet another high profile welterweight clash between Johny Hendricks and Jake Ellenberger.
UFC 158 Fight Card
- UFC Welterweight Title Fight: Georges St-Pierre (c) vs. Nick Diaz
- Jake Ellenberger vs. Johny Hendricks
- Carlos Condit vs. Rory MacDonald
- Chris Camozzi vs. Nick Ring
- Sean Pierson vs. Rick Story
- Jordan Mein vs. Dan Miller
- Daron Cruickshank vs. John Makdessi
- Patrick Cote vs. Bobby Voelker
- Johnny Eduardo vs. Yves Jabouin