UFC 154

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UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit
A poster or logo for UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit.
Information
Promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship
Date November 17, 2012
Venue Bell Centre
City Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Attendance 17,249[1]
Total gate $3,143,000[1]
Buyrate 700,000[2]
Event chronology
UFC on Fuel TV: Franklin vs. Le UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Diaz

UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit was a mixed martial arts pay-per-view event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on November 17, 2012 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.[3][4]

Background[edit]

Parent company Zuffa, LLC produced a UFC Primetime special to promote the title unification match main event.[5] In addition, UFC 154 was shown in more than 350 movie theaters in the United States.[6]

Fabio Maldonado was briefly linked to a bout with Cyrille Diabaté at the event.[7] However, Maldonado was moved to UFC 153 to face Glover Teixeira.[8]Chad Griggs ended up replacing Maldonado to face Diabaté.[9]

Stephen Thompson was expected to face Besam Yousef at the event. However, Thompson was forced out of the bout with a knee injury and was replaced by Matthew Riddle.[10] Yousef was then forced out with injury, and replaced by John Maguire.[11]

A bout between Nick Ring and Costa Philippou was expected to take place at this event. However, the fight was scrapped when Ring fell ill the day of the fight. As a result, Mark Bocek and Rafael Dos Anjos was moved to the main card.[12]

Results[edit]

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Georges St-Pierre (c) def. Carlos Condit (ic) Decision (unanimous) (50–45, 50–45, 49–46) 5 5:00 [a]
Welterweight Johny Hendricks def. Martin Kampmann KO (punch) 1 0:46 [b]
Middleweight Francis Carmont def. Tom Lawlor Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Rafael dos Anjos def. Mark Bocek Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Featherweight Pablo Garza def. Mark Hominick Decision (unanimous) (29–27, 30–26, 29–28) 3 5:00
Preliminary Card (FX)
Middleweight Patrick Côté def. Alessio Sakara Disqualification (punches to back of head) 1 1:26
Light Heavyweight Cyrille Diabaté def. Chad Griggs Submission (rear naked choke) 1 2:24
Lightweight John Makdessi def. Sam Stout Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 30–27) 3 5:00
Featherweight Antonio Carvalho def. Rodrigo Damm Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00
Preliminary Card (Facebook and YouTube)
Welterweight Matthew Riddle def. John Maguire Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Ivan Menjivar def. Azamat Gashimov Submission (armbar) 1 2:44 [c]
Featherweight Darren Elkins def. Steven Siler Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
  1. ^ Fight of the Night. Welterweight Championship unification bout.[3]
  2. ^ Knockout of the Night
  3. ^ Submission of the Night


Bonus awards[edit]

Fighters were each awarded $70,000 bonuses:[13]

  • Fight of the Night: Georges St. Pierre vs. Carlos Condit
  • Knockout of the Night: Johny Hendricks
  • Submission of the Night: Ivan Menjivar

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "UFC 154 draws a reported 17,249 attendance for $3.143 million live gate". MMAjunkie.com. 2012-11-17. Retrieved 2012-11-17. 
  2. ^ Meltzer, Dave (2012-11-29). "George St-Pierre's return estimated at 680-700,000 buys for UFC 154 pay-per-view". MMAFighting.com. Retrieved 2012-12-05. 
  3. ^ a b "UFC 154 Live on Pay-Per-View: St-Pierre vs. Condit". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2012-09-27. 
  4. ^ Pishna, Ken (2012-03-21). "UFC Reveals 3 Canadian Events for 2012 and 2013". MMAWeekly.com. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 
  5. ^ Staff (2012-10-23). "UFC 154 gets 'Primetime' special for Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2012-10-23. 
  6. ^ Staff (2012-10-20). "'UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit' headed to movie theaters in November". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2012-10-23. 
  7. ^ Fothergill, Steven (2012-09-08). "Cyrille Diabate to Take on Fabio Maldonado at UFC 154 in Montreal". Studiomma.com. Retrieved 2012-10-31. 
  8. ^ Halvatzis Jr., George (2012-09-12). "Fabio Maldonado Fills In For Quinton Jackson, Set To Fight Glover Teixeira In Co-Main Event Of UFC 153". MMAmania.com. Retrieved 2012-09-12. 
  9. ^ Staff (2012-09-19). "Chad Griggs vs. Cyrille Diabate joins Montreal's UFC 154 lineup". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2012-09-19. 
  10. ^ Staff (2012-10-29). "Matt Riddle replaces Stephen Thompson, meets Besam Yousef at UFC 154". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2012-10-29. 
  11. ^ Staff (2012-10-31). "John Maguire replaces Besam Yousef, meets Matt Riddle at UFC 154". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2012-10-31. 
  12. ^ Staff (2012-11-17). "Ring-Philippou pulled from tonight's UFC 154, Bocek-dos Anjos moves to PPV". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2012-11-17. 
  13. ^ Stupp, Dann (2012-11-17). "UFC 154 bonuses: Hendricks, Menjivar, St-Pierre and Condit earn $70K awards". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2012-11-17. 

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