A minor rivalry developed between Hardy and Condit entering their throwdown in terms of the better striker. Ultimately, it turned out to be “The Natural Born Killer” but only by a fraction of a second (and inch). During the first frame, the talented welterweights each threw a similar shot from opposite sides. Condit’s was more powerful and precise, flattening Hardy in front of his fellow Brits to earn a knockout win.
For an evening, fans in Manchester, England are trading in their fish and chips for fists and chins thanks to the lineup for UFC Fight Night 30. The card features a main event between middleweights Lyoto Machida-Mark Munoz with Melvin Guillard-Ross Pearson colliding in the co-headliner. Both bouts have the potential to produce highly memorable results, following suit with numerous past showdowns unfolding in the area. In general, England is often associated with good fights thanks to a few truly serving as royalty amongst UFC rumbles in the nation. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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