Evans has had his own missed title opportunities over the years, but he insists Condit must just focus on the fact that one more victory will ensure a crack at UFC gold in 2012.
"If anyone called me and told me I was losing my title shot I'd probably say, 'Again?'!" Evans joked with ESPN.
"You have to understand that the UFC is a business, and it is about putting together the fights people want to see. At the time it made sense for Carlos Condit to step up for the fight, but the reality of the situation was the real fight was Nick Diaz v Georges St-Pierre. So he can't be too upset about that.
"He was the first to be called [to replace Diaz] so he should know exactly where he is. So he should be thinking, 'OK, they thought enough of me to call me in that situation. If I win my next fight then I'll definitely be in that situation'."
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