Georges' bout on for Montreal

JOSE RODRIGUEZ

, Last Updated: 1:55 PM ET

UFC president Dana White says the ink is dry on the deal to bring the UFC to the Bell Centre in Montreal on April 19. The main event will be a welterweight unification bout between Georges St. Pierre and Matt Serra. The card will reportedly also feature the return of Brazilian Mauricio "Shogun" Rua.

UFC FIGHTS FOR ONTARIO

Getting more states and provinces sanctioned is a daily battle, says White. Thirty-two states allow mixed-martial arts under unified rules -- 13 of those coming on board in 2007. Ontario is Canada's largest holdout and White says the province is on the UFC radar.

MATRIX VS. GLADIATOR?

King of the Cage Canada has landed Victor "The Matrix" Valimaki. The Edmonton light heavyweight has fought in the UFC and boasts a 9-5 record. KOTC is working on a matchup with Valimaki vs. PRIDE's Travis "The Gladiator" Galbraith.

HORN STEPS IN

Jeremy Horn, who has more than 100 pro fights on his scoresheet, will step in for the injured Thales Leites and take on middleweight contender Nate Marquardt at UFC 81. The main event for the card will feature an interim heavyweight belt bout between former champ Tim Sylvia and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. Former WWE star Brock Lesnar will also make his UFC debut at the event, fighting Frank Mir.

BELT OFF EBAY

Former UFC heavyweight champ Ricco Rodriguez has pulled his belt from eBay. The former champ was selling the belt to the highest bidder to raise money for a martial arts school. No reason on why he changed his mind.


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