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Carlos Condit wants Robbie Lawler rematch at UFC 200, but matchmakers not quite ready to commit

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The good news? Conor McGregor lost at UFC 196 earlier this month, so he won’t be fighting Robbie Lawler at the upcoming UFC 200 pay-per-view (PPV) event in July. The bad news? UFC matchmakers are not quite ready to give that spot to Carlos Condit.

I blame this guy.

As “The Natural Born Killer” will attest, there’s a bit of a logjam at the top of the 170-pound division, with Tyron Woodley perhaps being the most vocal of all the contenders. Not that everyone agrees with “The Chosen One,” but things are “a little crazy right now.”

Condit talks to FOX Sports.

“It’s a little bit of a waiting game. That’s basically what the UFC told me. Give them a few weeks to kind of figure stuff out and we’ll just see where it goes from there. It’s a little crazy right now. There’s an argument that could be made for a lot of different guys getting a title shot. I think I have one of the strongest arguments but it’s kind of crazy right now. I don’t think anybody would be sad about them making that matchup. I understand there’s other fights they might want to make and that’s basically want they told me, but I’m going to stay in shape. You know how this sport is, people get hurt, people back out of fights. If that happens in this situation, I’ll be ready to step in and fill in for the challenger. I don’t think anybody would be sad about that.”

Not after what happened at UFC 195.

Condit and Lawler went to war for 25 minutes back in January in Las Vegas, Nevada, and while most mixed martial arts (MMA) fans were ready to crown a new division titleholder, the cageside ….View full article

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