UFC welterweights Carlos Condit and Martin Kampmann are both coming off of losses. However, they also happen to be headlining UFC Fight Night 27, calling into question the reason their rumble received top billing. Of course, anyone who has seen the supremely skilled 170ers in action probably already knows the answer.
If not, Kampmann was happy to shed some light on the matter in a recent interview with the UFC’s website where he explained…
“It is an honor for the UFC to put us in the main event spot. The reason they are doing that is that they know we fight. We come in and go for the finish. We go for the kill.”
“We are both very well rounded fighters. He’s got really good jiu-jitsu and is dangerous off his back. He’s dangerous on top as well, but he goes for the finish even when he’s in tough spots and on the bottom. His standup striking is unorthodox. He does spinning elbows and flying knees that, while risky, can finish a fight if they work out. He mixes his game up and I plan to go for the finish, too. That’s a recipe for a great fight.”
Kampmann is 20-6 with fifteen finishes under his belt including stoppages of Jake Ellenberger and Thiago Alves. Comparably, Condit is 28-7 with an incredible 26 TKOs/submissions to his credit featuring victims like Dong Hyun Kim, Dan Hardy, and Rory MacDonald.
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