felling Renato “Charuto” Verissimo and Frank Trigg, Carlos Condit fell short of
taking the Rumble on the Rock 175-Pound Grand Prix title, losing a close
decision to Jake Shields in the final. But last night in Las Vegas, Nev. all
was forgotten following his fight with John Alessio at World Extreme
round was fairly even, but Condit put on his “full metal jacket” in the second
round, slowly elevating his attack to a crescendo that ended with him choking
out the Las Vegas transplant with just 1 tick of the clock left in the round.
was all the difference that Condit needed. One second on top of thousands of
hours of sweat equity. One second put the gold around his waist, as Condit
became the new WEC Welterweight Champion.
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