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Carlos Condit vs. Martin Kampmann

Main Event | Welterweight · 170 lbs | MMA

Martin Kampmann defeats Carlos Condit via 3 Round Decision

Mmaweekly large Martin "Hitman" Kampmann
Mmaweekly large "The Natural Born Killer" Carlos Condit

Kampmann
Decision
Round 3

Martin Kampmann Carlos Condit

"Hitman" "The Natural Born Killer"

14-2-0   Pro Record At Fight   23-4-0
Climbed to 15-2   Record After Fight   Fell to 23-5
-124 (Near Even)   Betting Odds   +104 (Near Even)
Dk Denmark   Nationality   Us United States
Las Vegas, Nevada   Fighting out of   Albuquerque, New Mexico
26 years, 11 months, 1 day   Age at Fight   24 years, 11 months, 6 days
170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   170.5 lbs (77.3 kgs)
6'0" (183cm)   Height   6'2" (188cm)
72.0" (183cm)   Reach   76.0" (193cm)
Xtreme Couture   Gym   Jackson Wink MMA
UFC Fight Night 18
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC Fight Night 18: Condit vs. Kampmann
  • Date: Wednesday 04.01.2009
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Venue: Sommet Center
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 11 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Condit Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Kampmann Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Event Links:

Condit vs. Kampmann Wiki Update Wiki

While both Martin Kampmann and Carlos Condit prefer to keep their fights standing, they are also two of the most skilled submission artists in the welterweight division. They represent model fighters in terms of their aggression, adaptability, and well roundedness, so the buzz was strong for their main event tilt at UFN 18 in April of 2009. While some would dispute the razor-thin decision, which went to Kampmann, the fight was undoubtedly one of the best in the history of the sport.


Over three grueling rounds, Kampmann and Condit exchanged punishing combinations on the feet, with neither fighter truly finding his range. But the majority of the contest took place on the ground, with both fighters trading takedowns, sweeps, submission attempts and escapes en route to a close Split Decision verdict for Kampmann.


At several points during the fight, Kampmann appeared close to finishing Condit with a series of tight Guillotine Chokes, but “The Natural Born Killer” simply gritted his teeth and pulled through. Both men were battered, cut, and bloody by fight’s end. The fight would go down as one of the best displays of technical grappling to take place in the Octagon, and retained a thrilling, unpredictable quality throughout.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:35 PM ET
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