Former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit (29-7 MMA, 6-3 UFC) has gotten his wish: a fight with fellow contender Matt Brown (18-11 MMA, 11-5 UFC).
UFC officials today annnounced the bout, which takes place at UFC on FOX 9.
UFC on FOX 9 takes place Dec. 14 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif. The main card airs on FOX following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and Facebook. Condit vs. Brown is likely to be part of the main card.
Condit recently told MMAjunkie.com Radio he'd like to fight the surging Brown.
"He's been on a tear, and it'd be really exciting for the fans," Condit said.
Condit is ranked No. 3 and Brown is No. 9 in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie.com MMA welterweight rankings.