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Chris Lytle Meets Brian Ebersole at UFC 127 with Carlos Condit Hurt

Chris LytleWith Carlos Condit sidelined by a knee injury, rising welterweight Chris Lytle will meet UFC newcomer Brian Ebersole at UFC 127 on February 27 in Sydney, Australia, according to Fight News Australia.

Lytle (30-17-5) has worked his way into title contention with four-straight wins, including a unanimous decision over former champ Matt Serra in September, while Ebersole (44-15), an American now fighting out of Australia, topped Carlos Newton in July as part of a seven-fight win streak since falling to Bellator champ Hector Lombard.

The UFC 127 fight card is headlined by welterweight contenders BJ Penn vs. Jon Fitch and also features Michael Bisping vs. Jorge Rivera and George Sotiropoulos vs. Dennis Siver.

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