MONTRÉAL - Nick Diaz a fait un geste du coude mais le champion des mi-moyens Georges St-Pierre ne s'est pas laissé déranger, vendredi, lors de la pesée en vue de l'UFC 158.

Portant un chandail à capuchon avec l'inscription de sa ville natale de Stockton, Diaz (27-8) s'est présenté en premier sur le plateau du Centre Bell. Il était accompagné de son frère cadet Nate, qui combat lui aussi avec l'UFC.

L'Américain de 29 ans est resté impassible devant les huées de la foule. Il a montré un poids de 169 livres.

Affichant un air sérieux, St-Pierre a suivi sous les acclamations, avec son entraîneur Firas Zahabi derrière lui. St-Pierre (23-2) a enregistré un poids de 170 livres.

Le champion de 31 ans s'est tout de suite dirigé vers Diaz pour la pose traditionnelle.

Diaz a fait un geste du coude en sa direction mais le président de l'UFC, Dana White, n'a pas tardé à s'interposer.

St-Pierre a fait un pas vers l'arrière avec un léger sourire, puis les deux combattants ont levé les bras dans les airs.

«Il va y avoir une bataille et on verra bien ce qui va arriver», a mentionné Diaz.

«Je peux parler autant que je veux mais samedi je vais passer de la parole aux actes, a répondu St-Pierre. C'est tout ce que je peux dire.»

L'affrontement aura lieu samedi soir au Centre Bell.

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    Carlos Condit, bottom, battles with Georges St-Pierre during their UFC welterweight title fight Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 in Montreal. A relentless St-Pierre celebrated his comeback by winning a five-round decision over Condit to unify the welterweight title in a bloody battle at UFC 154. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)

  • Carlos Condit Georges St-Pierre

    Carlos Condit, right, trades punches with Georges St-Pierre during their UFC welterweight title fight Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 in Montreal. A relentless St-Pierre celebrated his comeback by winning a five-round decision over Condit to unify the welterweight title in a bloody battle at UFC 154. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)

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    Georges St-Pierre performs a cartwheel as he enters the ring for his fight with Carlos Condit on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 in Montreal. A relentless St-Pierre celebrated his comeback by winning a five-round decision over Condit to unify the welterweight title in a bloody battle at UFC 154. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)

  • Carlos Condit Georges St-Pierre

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  • Carlos Condit Georges St-Pierre

    Carlos Condit, right, trades punches with Georges St-Pierre during their UFC welterweight title fight Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 in Montreal. A relentless St-Pierre celebrated his comeback by winning a five-round decision over Condit to unify the welterweight title in a bloody battle at UFC 154. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)

  • Carlos Condit Georges St-Pierre

    Carlos Condit, bottom, battles with Georges St-Pierre during their UFC welterweight title fight Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 in Montreal. A relentless St-Pierre celebrated his comeback by winning a five-round decision over Condit to unify the welterweight title in a bloody battle at UFC 154. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)

  • Johny Hendricks, Martin Kampmann,

    Carlos Condit, bottom, battles with Georges St-Pierre during their UFC welterweight title fight Sunday, November 18, 2012 in Montreal. A relentless St-Pierre celebrated his comeback by winning a five-round decision over Condit to unify the welterweight title in a bloody battle at UFC 154. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)

  • Johny Hendricks, Martin Kampmann,

    Georges St-Pierre, left, celebrates after defeating Carlos Condit in their UFC welterweight title fight Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 in Montreal. A relentless St-Pierre celebrated his comeback by winning a five-round decision over Condit to unify the welterweight title in a bloody battle at UFC 154. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)

  • Johny Hendricks, Martin Kampmann,

    Georges St-Pierre celebrates with his parents after defeating Carlos Condit in their UFC welterweight title fight Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 in Montreal. A relentless St-Pierre celebrated his comeback by winning a five-round decision over Condit to unify the welterweight title in a bloody battle at UFC 154. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)

  • Johny Hendricks, Martin Kampmann,

    Carlos Condit, bottom, battles with Georges St-Pierre during their UFC welterweight title fight Sunday, November 18, 2012 in Montreal. A relentless St-Pierre celebrated his comeback by winning a five-round decision over Condit to unify the welterweight title in a bloody battle at UFC 154. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)

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