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 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/ MMA welterweight rankings.