The UFC 158 card should be called “Night of the Welterweights” as UFC officials have announced another welterweight bout for the card.
The UFC 158 card will be headlined by the highly anticipated UFC welterweight title fight between Georges St. Pierre and Nick Diaz. Top welterweights Rory MacDonald, Carlos Condit, Johny Hendricks, and Jake Ellenberger will be featured on the card as well.
Story (14-6) is coming off a first round submission loss against Demian Maia at UFC 153. The granite chinned fighter has a (1-3) record since getting his signature win over then top ten welterweight Thiago Alves.
Pierson (13-6) has won back-to-back- fights since dropping two consecutive bouts and now has a (3-2) record in the UFC. Story is likely fighting to keep is spot on the roster and Pierson is looking to climb the ladder in a crowded welterweight division.
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