TORONTO - The UFC is looking to return to Canada later this year.
''I literally just left a meeting where we were talking about that,'' UFC president Dana White told The Canadian Press on Tuesday. ''We're looking to come back to Montreal.''
White said the mixed martial arts organization hopes to return in November or December.
The UFC made its Canadian debut April 19, drawing a loud and proud crowd of 21,390 at the Bell Centre to see Montreal's Georges St. Pierre reclaim his welterweight title from Matt Serra. The Canadian card was the UFC's biggest ever in terms of attendance, its fastest ever sellout, and produced a gate of some $5 million.
''The energy tonight was more powerful here than anywhere I've ever been. The fans were amazing,'' White said that night.
''Everybody delivered. It was a great night.''