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UFC 143 on Super Bowl Weekend Likely for Mandalay Bay on Feb. 4

Georges St-PierreThe UFC’s Super Bowl weekend event on February 4 is expected to be UFC 143 and will likely take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, according to MMAjunkie, though an official announcement has not yet been made.

UFC 143 is expected to feature UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz, who called St-Pierre out after beating BJ Penn this past Saturday at UFC 137.

Chael Sonnen is also expected to get his rematch with middleweight champion Anderson Silva, but it is not yet clear if the UFC will put it on the Super Bowl weekend card as Sonnen requested following his win at UFC 136 last month or if it would be pushed back

UFC 143 follows UFC 142 on January 14 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, which features featherweight champion Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes and Vitor Belfort vs. Anthony Johnson.

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