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John Makdessi-Daron Cruickshank Placed On UFC 158 Card

Lightweights John Makdessi and Daron Cruickshank will square off in Montreal this March. UFC officials have confirmed the bout for UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz.

The fight is likely to be placed on the prelims from the Bell Centre.

Makdessi (10-2), who calls Montreal home, snapped a two-fight losing streak when he topped Sam Stout late in 2012. Since joining the UFC, Makdessi has gone 3-2 inside the Octagon.

Cruickshank (12-2) ran his win streak to six with a head-kick knockout victory over Henry Martinez. He is 2-0 since signing with the UFC.