NFL football players’ picks for UFC 143

Las Vegas, Nevada –The biggest sporting weekend of the year kicks off Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, when welterweight giants Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit collide for the interim UFC 170-pound championship. With the big fight taking place just one night before the highest profile football game of the year, big gridiron stars past and present are weighing in on who takes the title.

New York Giant Eli Manning, former champ Michael Strahan, All-Pro linebacker Dhani Jones, former MVP Kurt Warner, Hall of Famer Jerry Rice, All-Pro linebacker Von Miller, and former world champion Warren Sapp all have opinions on Diaz vs. Condit.

UFC®143: DIAZ vs. CONDIT will be available live on Pay-Per-View at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on UFC.TV, iN DEMAND, DirecTV, DISH Network, Avail-TVN, BellTV, Shaw Communications, Sasktel, and Viewer’s Choice Canada for a suggested retail price of $44.99 US/$49.99 CAN for Standard Definition and $54.99 US/$59.99 CAN for High Definition. 

Tickets are also available for the first-ever live, 3-D broadcast of a UFC® Pay-Per-View event and may be purchased at, as well as at theatre box offices across the country. Fans can visit the website for information on which theatres will be carrying the event in their respective regions.

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