UFC 143

UFC 143 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The event is expected to take place on February 4, 2012 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Announced at the Post Fight Conference after Nick Diaz dramatically called out the current Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre at UFC 137.

Carlos Condit who was scheduled to fight Georges; After conferring with management and UFC officials, Condit elected not compete against a replacement fighter at UFC 137, but face St-Pierre in early 2012. However, after Nick Diaz defeated B.J. Penn at UFC 137, UFC officials decided to have St-Pierre fight Diaz, at UFC 143.


Bouts in the works include:
Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz
Carlos Condit vs. Josh Koscheck


Announced bouts

The following fights have been confirmed by UFC.com, but not yet added to the Official Fight Card.

    Featerweight bout: United States Erik Koch vs. United States Dustin Poirier
    Bantamweight bout: United States Alex Caceres vs. United States Edwin Figueroa