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Brian Ebersole, Likely to Replace Carlos Condit at UFC 127

Written on February 12, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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After Carlos Condit withdraws from the UFC 127 card due to a knee injury, the promotion has tapped Brian Ebersole to face Chris Lytle in the upcoming event.

Former WEC welterweight champion, Carlos Condit, incurred a that forced him to withdraw from his upcoming match against . And likely to step in his stead is the MMA veteran, .

Brian Ebersole will make his UFC debut, as he face Chris Lytle in lieu of . Now residing in Australia, the 11-year MMA veteran rides a seven-fight winning streak, including a notable victory over Carlos Newton at Impact FC 1 last July. Brian Ebersole holds 19 career victories by submission, and has never been knocked out.

UFC 127 will be headlined by a welterweight clash between Jon Fitch and BJ Penn on February 26. Also squaring off in a middleweight tilt are Micheal Bisping and Jorge Rivera. A lightweight scrap between and Dennis Siver is also included in the card.

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