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UFC 79 Fight Card from Las Vegas, Nevada

Matt Hughes vs Georges St pierre UFC 79
Event: UFC 79: "Nemesis"
Date: Saturday, December 29, 2007, at 10 p.m. EST on pay-per-view (PPV)
Location: The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada

Main Event:

Matt Hughes (41-5) vs. Georges St. Pierre (14-2) for the interim UFC Welterweight Championship

Main card (televised):

205 lbs.: Chuck Liddell (20-5) vs. Wanderlei Silva (31-7-1)
205 lbs.: Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou (4-1) vs. Lyoto Machida (11-0)
155 lbs.: Rich Clementi (28-12-1) vs. Melvin Guillard (20-6-2)
Hvywt.: Eddie Sanchez (7-1) vs. Soa Palalei (8-1)

Under card (may not be broadcast):

205 lbs.: James Irvin (12-4) vs. Luis Cane (7-0)
155 lbs.: Manny Gamburyan (5-2) vs. Nate Mohr (8-4)
185 lbs.: Dean Lister (9-5) vs. Jordan Radev (11-2)
170 lbs.: Roan Carneiro (11-6) vs. Tony DeSouza (10-3)
155 lbs.: Doug Evans (5-1) vs. Mark Bocek (4-1)

*All fights officially confirmed by

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