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Carlos Condit Had ‘Glimmer Of Hope’ His Name Would Be Called As The Winner Vs. Johny Hendricks

Carlos Condit truly believed Johny Hendricks would be given the decision victory when the two met earlier this month.

Still, the former interim UFC welterweight champion hoped the judges saw it in his favor.

“I was expecting them to announce Johny’s name, but I had a little glimmer of hope that I may have gotten one of those first two rounds on the judge’s score cards,” said Condit, during a recent interview with BloodyElbow.com. “The disappointed look wasn’t toward the judges or anything about the decision. It was more about my performance. I was just disappointed in myself.”

The loss was the second straight for “The Natural Born Killer,” has he had also been on the wrong end of a bout with Georges St-Pierre in late 2012.

Following his fight with Hendricks, Condit watched the GSP-Nick Diaz main event that night and thought it was “a little bit lackluster, nothing to write home about. Georges is very good at what he does, but a lot of his fights aren’t really exciting.”

As for his fighting future, Condit mentioned a possible rematch with Hendricks, along with a fight vs. Rory MacDonald. The two were originally set to collide before MacDonald suffered a training injury.

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