UFC 167: ‘St. Pierre vs. Hendricks’ to be held at MGM Grand

July 15, 2013 2:44 pm by Brett Auten

The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas will house Georges St. Pierre’s second title defense of the year.

UFC welterweight champion St. Pierre will face No. 1 contender Johny Hendricks at the UFC 167: “St. Pierre vs. Hendricks” pay-per-view event.

The on-sale date for the Nov. 21 event tickets is Aug. 7.

Hendricks is 15-1 and without a doubt the No. 1 contender in the class. Pierre (24-2) is coming off a unanimous decision victory in March over Nick Diaz
St. Pierre opened as a close 225 favorite over “Bigg Rigg” (+175). No other bouts have been announced for UFC 167.

Hendricks recently accepted GSP’s offer to participate in VADA testing for the event.

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