LONDON ENGLAND - OCTOBER 16: Carlos Condit of the United States defeats Dan Hardy of Great Britain by knock out during their UFC welterweight bout at the O2 Arena on October 16 2010 in London England. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit was a guest on HDNet's Inside MMA last night, and had some interesting things to say about his future. He's still firmly holding to the belief that waiting until November to fight UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre and unify the belts is the right thing to do. But what if GSP hasn't fully healed from his ACL tear and can't compete in November? Condit says he will probably have to fight someone else, and he wants it to be a rematch (transcribed by MMA Mania):
"If it turns out Georges can't fight in November, most likely, I will fight somebody else. I really wanna fight Georges. I really wanna unify the belts, but there's also some other guys that I would like to fight as well. You know, Martin Kampmann's the only guy that I've lost to in the UFC, the only guy I've lost to in about the last six years, so I would definitely like to avenge that loss."
The timing of all this will be interesting. How long will it take GSP to figure out that he's not ready to fight in November if that is indeed is the case? Would there be enough time to make this bout for the November card instead? Is that even something the UFC would be looking at, or would Johny Hendricks be a more suitable opponent for Condit? Many questions still need answers before we'll have a clearer picture of the welterweight title picture, that's for sure.