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Ellenberger vs. Condit. Let's do it again!

split decision2011-11-06 22:21:59 +0000 #1
It's not official, but Ellenberger is calling for it after having a split decision loss on his record from the last time...

UFC welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger has confessed his ideal next fight would be Carlos Condit.

The pair have met once before in a hastily arranged bout that Ellenberger took on late notice. Condit took a split decision on that occasion that could easily have gone the other way, but Ellenberger has used it to motivate him to five straight victories.

Most recent of those wins was a stoppage of Jake Shields, which has rocketed Ellenberger into the title picture.

Condit, meanwhile, is awaiting his crack at UFC gold after having his shot taken off him in the aftermath of UFC 137. Condit can choose to wait around for the winner of Georges St-Pierre v Nick Diaz, or prove his status as No. 1 contender - perhaps in a rematch with Ellenberger.

"That fight would definitely make sense," Ellenberger told ESPN.

"In his position, it's a dangerous fight for him. Coming from a title shot to possibly a fight where if he loses, who knows what will happen.

"In a perfect world I would like that fight myself, but that's up to the UFC and Carlos and we'll see what happens. I'm preparing to fight around January or February so we'll see what happens."

Domina2011-11-06 22:23:51 +0000 #2
They should put this fight on the same card as GSP-Diaz and have the winner square off with the winner of the main event.
ante_up812011-11-06 23:10:59 +0000 #3
koscheck is callin for a fight with condit too... especially since the ufc tried to get condit to agree to a last second matchup once gsp dropped out and condit declined...

id rather see kos/condit anyways..
Grapehead2011-11-06 23:13:09 +0000 #4
Ellenberger vs Condit was an amazing fight, and I'd certainly love to see a rematch. Something else might make more sense, but honestly this fight will draw interest. Koscheck should have to fight Fitch, cause I'm sick and tired of all this teammate crap. There should be a card where everyone has to fight a teammate, Machida vs Silva, Fitch vs Koscheck, Cerrone vs Guida, etc etc... that'd be an entertaining card, just to watch guys cringe having to fight teammates.
Bduran2011-11-06 23:20:47 +0000 #5
Dangerous fight for Carlos to take when he's only a few months from a title shot. Props if he takes this fight.
wgrapple2011-11-07 00:37:17 +0000 #6

Originally Posted by Bduran

Dangerous fight for Carlos to take when he's only a few months from a title shot. Props if he takes this fight.

It would be a valid #1 contender fight to have but hopefully for Carlos the UFC won't push for it because Condit beat him in 09.

Ellenberger should fight Koscheck and Condit should fight Diego.



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