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Josh Koscheck vs. Carlos Condit Official for UFC 143

Josh KoscheckWelterweight contenders Carlos Condit and Josh Koscheck will be squaring off at UFC 143, as Koscheck recently signed to make the fight official for the February 4 event in Las Vegas.

Condit (27-5) was scheduled to fight welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre last month at UFC 137 after replacing Nick Diaz, but St-Pierre was sidelined by a knee injury and Diaz earned the next shot at GSP with a win over BJ Penn in the new UFC 137 main event.

Koscheck (16-5) stepped in to score a first-round knockout of Matt Hughes in September to bounce back from a December loss to St-Pierre the followed a three-fight win streak.

St-Pierre and Diaz meet in the UFC 143 main event and the winner of Condit vs. Koscheck will be a front-runner for the next title shot.

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