Found March 14, 2013 on The Flying Knee MMA:
With all the media attention hovering around the always controversial Nick Diaz and his anticipated title fight with Georges St-Pierre, it would appear that the other four welterweight featured on the main card have been rendered nonessential. One of those welterweights is potential top contender Johny Hendricks, who meets former Interim champ Carlos Condit in the co-main event slot on Saturday night.  Hendricks cemented his spot as a top contender with wins over Jon Fitch, Josh Koscheck and Martin Kampmann, two of which he finished early in the first round. It was assumed that he would be next in line to challenge Georges but plans were changed when the champ chose to face the returning Nick Diaz instead. Considering Nick had been talking his way into this fight for several years, it is not much of a surprise that Hendricks was overlooked, yet he insists that he would not have handled the situation any differently. “I like clean fights. Carlos Condit and I have shown that you don’t...

Condit on Hendricks: “He’s a more dangerous version of the one-punch, KO wrestler that Hendo is.”

Comparing someone to a more dangerous Dan Henderson is like duct-taping an A-Bomb to another A-Bomb then dropping it on your target. Or I guess in this case it would like be tying two H-Bombs together, whatever works. As the sport we love moves into it’s second decade of existence, we are only now tapping into the potential of MMA’s talent. Take Johny Hendricks, a young, NCAA...

Condit thrives on challenges

Carlos Condit's curiosity about mixed martial arts took him to a phone book in his native Albuquerque. "I found Jackson's Submission Fighting," Condit told "The name hadn't been changed to Jackson's MMA yet." In high school, Condit engaged in wrestling, a sport that seemed tame compared to his introduction to MMA as a 9-year-old...

Hendricks remains a dreamer

Johny Hendricks' dreams border on nightmares in the weeks leading up to his fights. In his first several visions, the top UFC welterweight contender loses in a matter of seconds. Hendricks told he's lost to Saturday's UFC 158 opponent, Carlos Condit, several times in his mind already. "He's gotten me in an armbar. He's knocked me out,"...

Sparks fly again at UFC 158 press conference

You didn't expect this one to go smoothly did you?

Dana White Raises Stakes for Carlos Condit and Johny Hendricks at UFC 158

UFC president Dana White previously stated UFC 158 features an unofficial welterweight tournament because Saturday’s card showcases three critical 170-pound scraps, which include several of the division’s elite fighters and the weight class’ king in Georges St-Pierre. Well, if we were going to break out our brackets, Carlos Condit (pictured) and Johny Hendricks would be paired...

UFC 158: Welterweights look to dominate the night, GSP vs. Diaz, Condit vs Hendricks

March 16th, live from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, UFC158 takes center stage. Welterweights look to put on a show as 6 of the 12 scheduled fights features the 170 lb division. The main event and co-main event has one title fight and one bizarro world title fight. There’s a great card of rising stars and featured fighters, so fans can expect a lot of action tonight. Georges...

UFC 158 full press conference video replay

Nick and GSP Last week was the media call heard round the world, and today there were some fireworks again as the two fighters met face to face at the UFC 158 Press Conference.  Here it is, in its entirety for your viewing pleasure.  Note, the video does not actually start until the 7:30 mark, so just jump there and enjoy the show.
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