The event will be the fourth time the UFC has hosted on the Bell Centre following UFC 83, UFC ninety 7 and UFC 113 and the fifth event held in Canada along with UFC 115 which was held in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Georges Saint Pierre’s forthcoming title protection will take place on December 11th, at 10PM Orient vs Josh Koscheck, in St Pierre’s hometown at the Montreal Bell Centre for UFC 124. It is a much predicted rematch between the two mma fighters. Their ultimate battle, UFC seventy 4, was for the major welterweight contender spot, this battle is for the UFC welterweight championship, at present held be St Pierre. St Pierre dominated Koscheck at their earlier battle on August twenty five, 2007. Last time, numerous individuals mentioned Koscheck could be superior on the ground as a result of he is a four-time Division I NCAA All-American and NCAA wrestling champion, but George Saint Pierre completely dominated him on the floor St Pierre was on best for most of the struggle and stopped each a single in all Koscheck’s takedown makes an attempt.
The fighters have been rival coaches on the twelfth year of “The Best Fighter” and the title bout will function the suggestion of the season face-off of the coaches that follows the tip of the show. Throughout the display, Koscheck poked and prodded St Pierre with rude remarks and trash talk. “I am so entirely satisfied that I get to combat Josh Koscheck in entrance of my residence crowd,” St-Pierre mentioned. “He was quite disrespectful for the duration of the filming of The Best Fighter and I did not say a phrase. Now on December 11, I get to reply again with my fists. Closing time I fought in Montreal, it was so loud the Octagon was shaking. I know the gang will be even louder for this fight.”
Major event: 170 lbs.: Georges St. Pierre vs. Josh Koscheck
170 lbs.: Thiago Alves vs. John Howard
155 lbs.: Jim Miller vs. Charles Oliveira
265 lbs.: Sean McCorkle vs. Stefan Struve
170 lbs.: Ricardo Almeida vs. T.J. Grant
Since their ultimate bout, Koscheck is six-2 and has earned victories over Anthony Johnson, Dustin Hazelett, Chris Lytle and Paul Daley. His only 2 losses in that span have occur by the arms of Brazilian fighters Paulo Thiago and previous 1 contender Thiago Alves, who St Pierre also defeated in UFC a hundred. George St Pierre is at the minute riding a 7-combat win streak beating UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes, BJ Penn, Jon Fitch, Matt Serra, Thiago Alves, Dan Hardy and Koscheck. Koscheck is a a few-one underdog likely in to this battle.