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UFC Likely Returning To Montreal in November or December

Bell CentreThe UFC will return to the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada in November or December for it’s second event in the country, according to

“”I literally just left a meeting where we were talking about that,” UFC president Dana White told The Canadian Press on Tuesday. “We’re looking to come back to Montreal.”

White said the mixed martial arts organization hopes to return in November or December.

Should [Georges] St. Pierre dispose of top contender Jon Fitch in Minneapolis at UFC 87 on Saturday night, the stage could be set for a super-fight in Montreal later this year between the Canadian star and lightweight champion B.J. Penn. The Hawaiian fighter has long expressed a desire to return to the 170-pound ranks from 155 pounds to have another crack at St. Pierre, who won a split decision when the two welterweights met at UFC 58 in March 2006 in Las Vegas.”

21,390 fans packed the venue on April 19th for the promotion’s first-ever Canadian event, UFC 83, which featured Montreal’s Georges St. Pierre defeating Matt Serra to reclaim the 170-pound UFC welterweight championship.


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