The UFC has added an all Canadian lightweight bout to UFC 154 in Montreal as Sam “Hand of Stone” Stout meets John Makdessi.
The news of the fight was originally reported by the TSN in Canada and has been confirmed by the Canadian office of the UFC.
All-Canadian lightweight match up set for Montreal’s #UFC154 as @sammyjstout faces @johnmakdessimma on Nov17tsn.ca/mma/story/?id=…
— UFC Canada (@UFC_CA) September 7, 2012
UFC 154 takes place from the Bell Centre in Montreal on November 17th and is expected to be headline by a welterweight champion George St-Pierre meets interim champion Carlos Condit in a unification bout.
Stout (18-7-1) has won three of his last four fights and his most recent win came at UFC on FX 4 when he defeated Spencer Fisher by unanimous decision. During his last seven fights, he has won a fight night bonus five times and four of them were the fight of the night bonus.
Makdessi (9-2) entered the UFC in late 2010 and won his first two fights in the UFC with victories over Pat Audinwood and Kyle Watson. He enters this fight on a two fight losing streak and the most recent lost came to Anthony Njokuani at UFC 145 by unanimous decision.
The current UFC 154 fight card is below and stay tuned to TheMMAReport.com for updates on this upcoming UFC event.
Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit
Johny Hendricks vs. Martin Kampmann
Mark Bocek vs. Rafael dos Anjos
Patrick Cote vs. Alessio Sakara
Tom Lawlor vs. Francis Carmont
Mark Hominick vs. Pablo Garza
John Makdessi vs. Sam Stout
Stephen Thompson vs. Besam Yousef
Antonio Carvalho vs. Rodrigo Damm
Cyrille Diabate vs. Fabio Maldonado