Carlos Condit Can't Gain Momentum, Loses In Return At UFC 219 To Neil Magny


Carlos Condit's return to the cage was underwhelming -- for him.

The former Interim UFC Welterweight Champion, ranked #8 in the division going into Saturday's UFC 219 show was soundly defeated by perennial 170-pound gatekeeper #12 Neil Magny. After an extended break from the cage, Condit struggled to defend takedowns and gain any momentum.

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Below is an excerpt from our live UFC 219 coverage:

Round Three: The round begins with Condit attacking Magny with a variety of kicks, Magny responds by landing some kicks of his own. Condit then nails Magny with a kick to the midsection, Condit then cracks Magny with a multiple punch combination. Condit attempts a few step in knee strikes against Magny, Magny then cracks Condit with a straight right. Condit backs Magny into the cage wall with a multiple strike combination, Condit then pops Magny with a superman punch. Magny goes back to attacking Condit with some leg kicks, Condit comes forward and just swings away at Magny. Magny scores a takedown on Condit and he gets the full guard, Condit scrambles to his feet and swings away at Magny as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Magny (Final Score: 30-27 for Magny)

Official Result: #12 Neil Magny def. #8 Carlos Condit by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Magny adds Condit to an impressive resume that includes wins over Johny Hendricks, Kelvin Gastelum, Hector Lombard, and many more as he moves to 12-5 in the UFC. Condit has only one win in the last four years.

You can see our full, live coverage of UFC 219 at this link, staff predictions at this link, several of our fighter interviews on the show at this link, and our live, post-show podcast at this link.

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