Johny Hendricks Decisions Carlos Condit in a Thriller at UFC 158

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
March 16th, 2013

UFC Johny Hendricks

A welterweight top contender bout between Johny Hendricks (pictured) and Carlos Condit co-headlined “UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz” on Saturday night. 

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Bell Centre in Montreal is hosting tonight’s festivities. The show is headlined by a welterweight title tilt between champion Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz.

Betting Line:

Favorite (-) Underdog (+)

Carlos Condit +110
Johny Hendricks -140

Here is the play-by-play from Condit vs. Hendricks:

1stRound: Condit throws a leg kick and Hendricks immediately attacks with several left bombs. Hendricks throws him to the mat, but walks away. Hendricks is chucking HAYMAKERS. He gets Condit to the ground and falls into his full guard. Condit fights to his feet. Hendricks picks him up, though can’t complete the slam. He has to settle for a normal takedown. Hendricks is coming out fast, let’s see if he can keep this torrid pace. Condit tags him with a flying knee to the face. Condit goes for a kimura and now takes his back. Hendricks is standing and piggybacking him. Front kick to the face by Condit. The round ends with a flurry and the crowd goes wild.

5thRound scores it: Hendricks, 10-9

2ndRound: One-two combo by Hendricks. Condit is unfazed and answers with another flying knee to the grill. Condit pulls guard looking for a kimura. They get to their feet. Hendricks working for another takedown. Condit gets free and comes up firing knees to the face. Condit working his body. Hendricks anticipates a flying knee and plants Condit on his back in the center of the cage. Condit wiggles loose. Hendricks marches forward and secures another takedown. That’s almost double-digit takedowns for Hendricks.

5thRound scores it: Hendricks, 10-9

3rdRound: Hendricks must have thoroughly studied Condit’s loss to Georges St-Pierre – takedown, takedown, takedown… Condit’s once again staring up at the ceiling within seconds. Condit gets to his feet momentarily, then goes right back down. Condit is active from off his back, throwing elbows and punches. While Hendricks is scoring takedowns with the greatest of ease, he hasn’t done much when the fight has gone there. And yet another takedown for Hendricks. Condit fights free and comes up firing. He tags Hendricks with a one-two combo, but gets put right back down. The fight ends with a flurry and the crowd stands to their feet.

5thRound scores it: Hendricks, 10-9, and likely ran the table, 30-27

Official Result:

Johny Hendricks Defeats Carlos Condit via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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