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Wednesday, 02/01/2012, 06:15 am

UFC NEWS | GSP Set To Host Friday’s UFC Fight Club Q&A In Vegas

Heads up UFC Fight Club members headed to Vegas this week for the UFC 143 festivities.

As confirmed with event officials, UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre is set to host the pre-weigh-in Fight Club member Q&A this Friday from the Mandalay Bay Events Center.

Doors open at 1 p.m. local time and the welterweight champ will hit the stage one-hour later to field questions from fans in attendance. Shortly after the session the UFC 143 weigh-in ceremony will commence at the same venue.

UFC 143 is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on February 4th. Nick Diaz will face Carlos Condit for the UFC’s interim welterweight title live on pay-per-view.

GSP vs. Condit was originally scheduled for the event until a brash Diaz got into the head of GSP with a variety of insults which eventually prompted the champion to request to face the Stockton fighter, Nick Diaz, as soon as possible in the place of Condit.

Condit was than scheduled to face off with Josh Koscheck and Diaz with GSP in February’s main and co-main UFC 143 featured bouts. However, in this circle of top welterweights nothing ever seems to go as planned.

With the announcement that welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre was injured and out for 10 months Condit was then put in position to face off with Diaz in the main event of UFC 143 for the UFC’s interim welterweight title.

For this first time since Shane Carwin beat Frank Mir at UFC 111 in 2010, the organization is set to put in place an interim title in the champions extended absence. The bout will serve as the first interim title bout in nearly two years.

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9 Responses to “UFC NEWS | GSP Set To Host Friday’s UFC Fight Club Q&A In Vegas”

  1. Mo says:

    I wonder if he’s gonna dry hump the audience for 25 minutes then leave with a fat pay check.

  2. KIng Prodigy Levreau says:

    I can already hear all of the pauses and ehh’s and umm’s in each sentence when he talks, anywho…should be GREAT can’t wait for him to come out of the Jungle!!!

  3. dave says:

    i wish i could ask him if he regrets greasinng…and if he is ready lose his one wants 1 a champ who never finish guys,,,2 fights twice in 3 years….and who is little bitch scared to move up after his division is clear…he had to fight the same guys 2 times cuz he scared move mw

  4. dave says:

    that was funny when diaz called him out when he was in the crowd at the bj diaz fight,,you could see gsp hired an pro escort for his date….lol

  5. guamy says:

    i thought it was a man standing next to him lmao.

  6. guamy says:

    *spirit fingers*

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