The former interim UFC welterweight champ Condit (30-13 MMA, 7-9 UFC) returns to the octagon for the first time since December 2018 when he meets “The Ultimate Fighter 11” winner McGee (19-9 MMA, 8-8 UFC).
MMA Junkie verified both fighters have signed for the matchup after Condit announced the bout with McGee on “The Buck and Dex” podcast.
The UFC’s Oct. 3 fight card has not officially been announced by the organization but is expected to take place at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi and will either air on ESPN or stream on ESPN+.
Condit, 36, has not won a fight since May 2015. He’s won just two fights since claiming the interim 170-pound belt against Nick Diaz in November 2012. He’s 2-8 in his past 10 fights since, and his current skid comes against Michael Chiesa, Alex Oliveira, Neil Magny, Demian Maia and Robbie Lawler.
“The Natural Born Killer” will attempt to get back on track against McGee, 35, who is on a bit of a skid os his own with a 1-4 record in his past five fights. He most recent fought at UFC on ESPN 6 in October with a decision loss to Sean Brady.
The latest lineup for UFC’s Oct. 3 card includes:
- Holly Holm vs. Irene Aldana
- Germaine de Randamie vs. Julianna Pena
- Andrei Arlovski vs. Tanner Boser
- Jinh Yu Frey vs. Loma Lookboonmee
- Yorgan De Castro vs. Carlos Felipe
- Beneil Dariush vs. Charles Oliveira
- Carlos Condit vs. Court McGee
Original Article posted mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2020/08/ufc-carlos-condit-returns-welterweight-court-mcgee-oct-3/ by Mike Bohn