GSP to Face Diaz at UFC 158 in Montreal
The two fighters were originally scheduled to face each other at UFC 143. However, St-Pierre suffered an ACL injury and Diaz lost to Carlos Condit in an interim Welterweight title fight.
After recovering from injury, St-Pierre returned to defend his title against Condit by winning a dominant five round decision. Diaz has been suspended for a year for testing postive for marijuana metabolites following his Condit fight.
The fight was announced by the UFC_CA twitter account:
Welterweight tripleheader coming to MTL March 16: GSP v Diaz, Condit v MacDonald and Hendricks v Ellenberger. 6 of the top-10 welters! #bam
Add to that a rematch between Sakara and Côté for
#UFC158. Tix on sale Jan. 19 — stay tuned for more details.
The fights join a previously announced Rory MacDonald vs Carlos Condit rematch.