MMA matchmaking is like New England weather - if you don't like a scheduled fight, just wait a minute.
GSP was of course set to fight Nick Diaz in a champion vs champion matchup for the UFC welterweight title. Then Diaz noshowed a press conference, and Dana White unceremoniosuly pulled him from the title fight (and an estimated $2,000,000 percentage of the PPV payday) and replaced him with 'The Natural Born Killer', Carlos Condit.
When a last minute knee inury forced GSP out of the UFC 137 fight, Josh Koscheck offered to step up and take on Condit. Condit declined, opting to wait for a title shot. Then Diaz so incensed GSP with his post fight provocation that Condit was set aside, and replaced with Diaz as the next title challenger.
Condit was promised a title shot, but is taking a fight in the interim.
Condit’s agent Malki Kawa said yesterday that a "curly haired blonde" was among Condit's possible next opponents. The phrase would seem to indicate the next likely opponent is:
Richard Simmons (very dirty blonde)
Carrot Top (it's dye)
or, most likely
Kawa's statement spurred the curly haired Koscheck to take to Twitter and goad Condit:
"Just thinking! That dude [Carlos Condit] should of took the fight with me on a week notice [because] if he HAD a chance 2 make it a close fight, it was then. NOW 0 chance."
"Hey KAWA don't open ur mouth bc your (client) CAN'T cash this #kos-CHECK!!!!!!!"
"Just for the recored, I'll be ready to fight again by Feb 4 :) Training for_____________????"
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