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Monday, 01/02/2012, 12:45 pm

UFC NEWS – “UFC Primetime” Returns With Diaz vs. Condit Special Set To Air On FX


The brass at the UFC is pulling out all the stops for February’s welterweight battle between Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit.

“UFC Primetime: Diaz vs. Condit” will help promote the UFC’s UFC 143 card and is set to start airing in late January.

UFC 143 is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Super Bowl weekend. Georges St. Pierre was originally scheduled to headline the event against the newest title challenger Nick Diaz, however an injury forced him off the card and Diaz will now face Carlos Condit for the UFC’s interim welterweight title.

The bout marks the first interim title fight since Shane Carwin beat Frank Mir at UFC 111 in 2010.

The first episode of “UFC Primtetime: Diaz vs. Condit” is set to air on January 20 at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT on FX TV. The three-part series will continue in the same timeslot on January 27th and February 3rd.

Replays of each episode are expected to air on FUEL TV.

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