Also on the UFC 137 fight card, UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre will be putting his title on the line against Nick Diaz.
If Condit beats Penn, he will either face Diaz or St-Pierre for the welterweight strap. Condit has gone on record saying that he would prefer to fight Diaz, as be believes it's a better stylistic matchup for him.
The very moment that Condit mentioned the possibility of fighting Diaz, fans began to salivate over the potential matchup.
Diaz and Condit are two of the most exciting fighters on the planet, and both come ready for war every time they step in the cage.
Indeed, this fight is a dream matchup for MMA fans and one that will hopefully come to fruition, one way or another.
Here are five reasons why this fight could happen.