"For the first time in three years, the UFC welterweight division will have a new champion."
With long time champ, Georges St. Pierre sidelined by injury, that's the angle they used on the latest promotional video released for UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit:
The interim UFC welterweight championship is on the line at UFC 143 in Las Vegas, as the pride of Stockton, California, Nick Diaz, brings an 11 fight undefeated streak, a win over BJ Penn, and an attitude and style like no other into the Octagon for a showdown with "The Natural Born Killer," former WEC champion and exciting finisher Carlos Condit.
Check out the complete fight card after the jump.
Feb 4th, live on pay-per-view from Las Vegas, NV:
Nick Diaz (26-7, 1 NC) vs. Carlos Condit (27-5) [Interim WW Title]
Roy Nelson (16-6) vs. Fabricio Werdum (14-5-1)
Mike Pierce (13-4) vs. Josh Koscheck (16-5)
Renan Barao (27-1, 1 NC) vs. Scott Jorgensen (13-4)
Ed Herman (19-7) vs. Clifford Starks (8-0)
Max Holloway (4-0) vs. Dustin Poirier (11-1)
Edwin Figueroa (8-1) vs. Alex Caceres (6-4)
Jorge Lopez (11-2) vs. Matt Riddle (5-3)
Rafael Natal (13-3-1) vs. Michael Kuiper (11-0)
Justin Edwards (7-2) vs. Mike Stumpf (11-3)
Matt Brown (12-11) vs. Chris Cope (5-2)