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Carlos Condit vs. Chris Lytle In The Works, Targeted for UFC 127 in February

Fresh off of recent wins, rising welterweights Carlos Condit and Chris Lytle are expected to go toe-to-toe early next year. first reported the matchup for UFC 126, but the fight now appears likely for UFC 127 on Feb. 27 in Australia.

Condit (26-5) scored a first-round knockout of fellow contender Dan Hardy last month at UFC 120, while Lytle (30-17-5) avenged a loss to Matt Serra with a unanimous decision over the former champ in September.

Now riding a three-fight win streak, Condit recently turned down a matchup with Jon Fitch, who will instead face Jake Ellenberger, saying he wanted more time off and proposing a matchup with Lytle, who has won four-straight.

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