On Wednesday, “The Natural Born Killer” Carlos Condit will battle “The Hitman” Martin Kampmann in Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN in the main event of UFC Fight Night 27 on Fox Sports 1.
It is a rematch of a bout that took place in April 2009. Kampmann won a narrow split decision then, but Condit will be looking for revenge this time around. Both fighters are coming off losses to Johny Hendricks, but Kampmann's defeat was more devastating. Hendricks knocked him out in just 46 seconds.
Condit battled valiantly, but still lost a unanimous decision.
This bout is simulated in the video above with the UFC Undisputed 3 video game. If you’re a MMA fan/gamer, you probably can’t wait for the release of EA Sports UFC in spring for the next-generation gaming consoles.
The video and screenshots that have been released thus far are impressive. Until we get our hands on that potentially marvelous game, we’ll be using the latest UFC game for simulations.
The main card in Indy is a decent one. Aside from the main event, here are the other bouts on tap:
- Donald Cerrone vs. Rafael dos Anjos
- Kevin Gastelum vs. Brian Melancon
- Cort McGeee vs. Robert Whittaker
- Takeya Mizugaki vs. Erik Perez
- Brad Tavares vs. Bubba McDaniel
The main event should be a close, hotly-contested bout, but Condit has the overall edge at this point in the fighters’ careers. He’s more well-rounded and he’ll do a better job using his reach in this fight than he did in the first meeting.
Does the UFC Undisputed 3 simulation agree with me? As always, the settings were cranked up to the Ultimate difficulty setting with all fatigue settings set to simulation. If you’d rather watch the video to see the outcome, stop reading now.
If not, I'll tell you the fight ended in a majority draw with one judge giving the fight to Condit by a point, and the other two virtual judges called the fight even.
That result certainly isn’t beyond the realm of possibility. We’ll see if anyone prevails in the real-life clash.
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