Carlos Condit Accepts Nick Diaz Rematch
“Sources close to the deal just now confirmed with The Underground that Carlos Condit has accepted a rematch with Nick Diaz for the interim welterweight title.
Condit said ‘Yes, I accept the rematch’ and will be in Las Vegas on Thursday to finalize the deal with the UFC.”
According the The Underground, Carlos Condit has in fact accepted the rematch with Nick Diaz., and is headed to Vegas to meet with the UFC, although no specific date was given just yet. Stay tuned to BJPenn.com for updates.
Condit and Diaz fought to a controversial five round decision this past weekend at UFC 143, that has left MMA fans divided on who they believe won the fight. Diaz fans claim that Condit did nothing but run the entire fight, while Condit supports point to sources like FightMetric to prove their case. Either way, it looks like the two are on a path to meet at least one more time, as Diaz will once again get the chance to fight his fight, and walk away the interim UFC welterweight champion.
UPDATE: Dana White, confirmed the initial mma.tv report via his Twitter account, that Condit has in fact accepted the rematch, and will be coming to Vegas on Friday to finalize it. In another tweet, he specifically said that “Carlos wanted it”.
So who take the rematch Penn Nation? Will Diaz have an answer to Condit’s elusive tactics, or is history doomed to repeat itself?