UFC welterweight Carlos Condit has lost three times since joining the organization’s roster and all of the defeats have come by way of decision. And, if many fans had their way, a fourth stumble would have been tacked on in relation to his closely-contested effort against Nick Diaz. However, while officials scoring his tilt saw enough from Condit to award him the victory, some of the same factors going into the win were counted against him in other bouts.
Condit addressed the issue on a recent episode of Inside MMA where he called for a uniform system clearly defined for those competing in the cage.
“There are a lot of problems with judging,” said Condit. “Judging is subjective and a lot of time its opinion and what angle are you seeing the fight from as a judge…and yeah, I definitely think there’s something that has to be done to standardize the judging criteria.”
Of course, Condit doesn’t expect any controversy when it comes to his upcoming clash with Martin Kampmann.
“But in this fight I’m looking to go ahead and go finish, and not leave it in the judges’ hands; not give them much to do,” he concluded.
Kampmann-Condit will serve as the main event on August 28 at UFC Fight Night 27. The bout is a rematch of 2009 meeting where Kampmann emerged with a Split Decision nod.
The full interview with Condit can be seen below: