Carlos Condit wasn’t happy with the outcome of his fight at UFC on FOX 21 last night, and that unhappiness has him questioning if he truly has a future as a competitor in the sport.
As per MMAJunkie:
Carlos Condit’s career could be over after he suffered a first-round submission loss to Demian Maia in Saturday’s UFC on FOX 21 main event.
Condit (30-10 MMA, 7-6 UFC) openly talked about walking away from the sport following a narrow split-decision loss to Robbie Lawler in a welterweight title fight at UFC 195 in January. He decided to return for the showdown with Maia (24-6 MMA, 18-6 UFC), but after being submitted in less than two minutes, he seemed to indicate the end of his fighting career, citing an inability to compete in his desired fashion.
“I don’t know if I have any business fighting at this level anymore,” Condit said at UFC on FOX 21’s post-fight news conference. “I’ve been at this for a really long time. The pressure of kind of being one of the top guys for almost a decade, it’s been awesome to be involved in this sport as long as I have. I got to do what I love for a living for a very long time. I don’t know, man. I don’t know if I belong here anymore. We’ll see.”
To put things in perspective, Condit has fallen to only the elite of the division. But only a fighter knows when their time is up, so…