The Welterweight Division
Interim Title Match Nick Diaz
vs Carlos Condit
Diaz - 11 Fight win streak, notable wins, (Penn, Daley, Shamrock)Georges St. Pierre
Condit - 4 Fight win streak, notable wins, (Ellenberger, Macdonald, Kym, Hardy)
would have the winner of either fighter however if GSP is unable to return in time for another title match the following fighters would be establish.
Nick Diaz wins he will face either Jake Ellenberger or Diego Sanchez.
Ellenberger - 6 fight win streak (Pyle, Shields, Sanchez)
Sanchez - 3 fight win streak (Kampmann, Thiago, Ellenberger and Diaz)
Ellenberger would have just beaten Diaz's training partner Jake Shields, Diego Sanchez is the only person who beat Nick Diaz and is still around today.
Carlos Condit wins he will likely face Rory Macdonald, Jon Fitch, or Josh Koscheck.
- Josh Koscheck - has the linear WEC belt, as Kampmann beat Condit, Daley beat Kampmann and Koscheck beat Daley. They were also both scheduled to face each other.
- Rory Macdonald - (12-1) record with his one loss to Carlos Condit who nailed a hail mary KO in the final 10 seconds of the fight.
- Jon Fitch - The number 2 WW in the world is coming off a draw but will face Johnny Hendricks he is 5-0-1 since his title shot and 13-1-1 in the UFC.
Other fighters that are on the title path
Brian Ebersole vs Claude Patrick - Ebersole has won 9 fights in a row and 2 in the UFC, Patrick has won 13 fights in a row and 3 in the UFC.
Duane Ludwig vs Josh Neer - Ludwig won his last two WW fights, Neer is on a 5 fight win streak only one in the UFC
Erik Silva vs Siyar Bahadurzada - Silva is a 13-1 Brazilian prospect, while Siyar is 20-4 which may not sound impressive but consider those loses are to 3 MW's two nationally ranked in Santiago and Misaki and 1 LHW.
Dong-Hyun Kim vs Sean Pierson - Both are coming off loses to Condit and Ellenberger but Kim is 5-1-1 in the UFC and Pierson is 6-1 in his last seven.