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St-Pierre to face Diaz in Montreal this March

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TORONTO -- Georges St-Pierre has got his wish -- a date with Nick Diaz.

"Nick Diaz vs GSP is on!" Cesar Gracie, Diaz's head coach, tweeted Friday.

The fight is expected to happen in Montreal in March with the card expected to be UFC 158.

UFC president Dana White confirmed this week that the Bell Centre show will also feature a rematch between Canadian welterweight Rory (Ares) MacDonald and Carlos (Natural Born Killer) Condit.

St-Pierre and MacDonald train together at Montreal's Tristar gym.

St-Pierre, the UFC welterweight champion, had asked to meet Diaz next, citing unfinished business. The two were slated to meet in October 2011 but the UFC yanked Diaz for failing to show up for a pair of news conferences.

Humphries wins again

LA PLAGNE, France -- Canada's Kaillie Humphries raced to her eighth straight World Cup bobsled victory, edging American Jamie Greubel by 0.27 seconds on Friday.

Humphries and brakeman Chelsea Valois were fastest in both runs, finishing with a combined time of 2:03.30.

Greubel teamed with brakeman Emily Azevedo. Fellow Americans Elana Meyers and Katie Eberling were third in 2:03.81.

House arrest for brawler

PHILADELPHIA -- A man accused of beating two New York Rangers fans in a brawl after the NHL Winter Classic in Philadelphia has been sentenced to house arrest.

A Philadelphia judge on Friday sentenced 33-year-old Dennis Veteri of Glassboro, N.J., to a range of slightly under one year to nearly two years of house arrest followed by five years' probation.

The Philadelphia Daily News reports that prosecutors asked for prison time, but Veteri's lawyer said his client is "a good man who had a bad day."

The fight occurred outside a cheesesteak stand after the Rangers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 in the Jan. 2 game. One victim, an off-duty police officer, was beaten unconscious and his eye-socket broken.

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Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition December 15, 2012 C9

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