Vicious Knockout: Carlos Condit vs. Dan Hardy at UFC 120

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With UFC 143 coming up this weekend (which will be headlined by a fight for the Interim UFC Welterweight title between Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit) now is as good a time as any to revisit one of the biggest KOs in “The Natural Born Killer’s” career.

Coming into UFC 120, Dan Hardy was coming off a loss to champion Georges St-Pierre and was looking to once again regain the form that saw him ride a 7-fight win streak to a title shot. Instead, as he threw a vicious left hook, Hardy was caught by a more powerful one by Condit and was dropped onto his backside. Two more punches from Condit and the fight was over.

One of the best KOs of 2010 and one that will be featured prominently in Condit’s career highlight reel. Needless to say, it’s a solid entry in our “Vicious Knockout” collection.

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