Carlos Condit gets welterweight title shot

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE)- Jackson Gym trained and Albuquerque native, Carlos Condit received his Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight title shot on Wednesday.

The UFC announced that the 170-pound fight will headline a UFC 193 pay per view event. The venue has not been set, but the fight will be on November 14 in Melbourne, Australia.

Condit is a former Interim Welterweight champion and is coming off of a win against Thiago Alves in May.

His opponent is on a four fight win streak. Most recently beating Rory MacDonald with a total knock out in July. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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