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Carlos Condit Meets Dong Hyun Kim at “UFC 132: Cruz vs. Faber II”

Written by Tom Ngo
April 8th, 2011
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UFC WEC Welterweight Carlos Condit

On Friday, the world’s premier MMA promotion announced Carlos Condit will face Dong Hyun Kim at “UFC 132: Cruz vs. Faber II” on July 2nd. The event takes place inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las, Vegas, Nevada.

Condit had been pushing for a fight against BJ Penn, but it was reported yesterday the Hawaiian would pull out of the card with an undisclosed injury.

Penn was originally slated to headline the pay-per-view broadcast opposite Jon Fitch. However, the former welterweight top contender was stung by the injury bug last week.

Condit owns an impressive 26-5 record, but hasn’t been seen since late last year when he put Dan Hardy to sleep.

Kim is one of the division’s most underrated competitors, so this will be a good opportunity to showcase his skills against a former world champion.

The Korean holds a practically perfect 14-0-1 professional record. He was last seen taking a unanimous decision win over Nate Diaz at UFC 125.

UFC 132 will be headlined by a bantamweight title fight between champ Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber.

Here are the contestants expected to participate in the show:

Preliminary Bouts:

Erik Koch vs Cub Swanson
Dennis Siver vs. Matt Wiman
Melvin Guillard vs. Shane Roller

Main Bouts:

George Sotiropoulos vs. Evan Dunham
Tito Ortiz vs. Ryan Bader
Carlos Condit vs. Dong Hyun Kim
Wanderlei Silva vs. Chris Leben
Urijah Faber vs. Dominick Cruz (UFC Bantamweight Champion)

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