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Relaxed Condit ready to grant GSP a rematch

Ben Blackmore
November 15, 2012 « Watch GSP v Condit post-fight press conference live at 6am | Chartbeat test »

Carlos Condit confirmed to ESPN on Thursday that he will "absolutely" grant Georges St-Pierre a rematch if he beats him in Saturday's UFC 154 main event.

Condit looked extremely relaxed as he worked out in front of media and fans in Montreal, prior to the biggest fight of his life this weekend. Victory secures the undisputed welterweight belt, but he must beat a man who has not lost for five years.

Should The Natural Born Killer overcome St-Pierre on Saturday, it is likely that the Canadian may want an instant rematch, given that he is coming off a 19-month spell on the sidelines.

ESPN asked Condit if he would prepared to hand GSP that rematch, to which he replied: "Yeah absolutely. Georges is a huge star in this sport, I want to be in big fights with a lot of buzz and that fight definitely fits the bill."

Condit walked around in trademark calm manner as he completed his pre-fight duties, but he confessed he will probably break down if he beats St-Pierre this weekend.

"I'd probably get pretty emotional. I cry at movies. If I win, I'll probably be streaming!" he said.

"I've been successful so far, I'm excited to get in there, but everything in the past doesn't matter. I've got to implement my gameplan and impose my will."

Condit is the current interim champ, after he produced a perfect tactical, cautious gameplan to beat Nick Diaz. Asked if he would be more aggressive against St-Pierre, Condit vowed to take the fight to the Canadian.

"I'm definitely going to have to stick to a comprehensive gameplan. I'm going to have to stick to that approach. But I'm going to be more aggressive than I was against Diaz. Nick has a cinderblock head, I hit him with some really hard shots and he kept coming."

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