Report: Rory MacDonald vs Carlos Condit rematch booked for UFC 158 in Montreal

Rory Macdonald (left) gets punched in the face by Carlos Condit (right) during their first fight at UFC 115 - Photo via Getty Images

Rory MacDonald asked for a rematch against Carlos Condit following his impressive victory this past Saturday night over B.J. Penn and surprise, surprise, he got it. Find out all the details of the expected UFC 158 showdown inside.

You wanted it? You got it!

Rory MacDonald publicly called out Carlos Condit following his dominant UFC on Fox 5 unanimous decision victory over multi-divisional champion B.J. Penn this past Saturday night (Dec. 8, 2012) in Seattle, Washington.

"The Natural Born Killer" publicly stated he'd be happy to accept a new challenge and thus, the fight was created (via MMAFighting). This sure made UFC matchmaker Joe Silva's job a lot easier.

The bout is expected to go down at UFC 158, which is currently slated to take place on March 16th at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

MacDonald has some special motivation to get this rematch as it was the only loss of his professional career and it took place in front of his home fans in Vancouver back in 2010. Here's what "Ares" had to say about the first bout at the UFC on Fox 5 post-fight press conference.

"I was just laying there getting beaten on, my face looked like I was the guy from 'The Goonies' after. I was embarrassed about my performance and how I held myself."

While Condit may have finished strong in the first fight against MacDonald, it was far from one-sided. In fact, the Tristar fighter was laying a beatdown on Condit for much of the first two rounds with his striking and wrestling before fading badly and getting finished with less than 10 seconds remaining in the fight.

If everything goes forward as planned, this would actually be Condit's second consecutive fight in Montreal. The Albuquerque native most recently squared off against current UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre in a title unification bout, losing a five round decision although not without putting a scare in the Canadian faithful after dropping "GSP" in the third round with a head kick.

Take a hint, rest of the fighters on the UFC roster. If there's something you want, quit saying that you'll just do what the UFC asks. Seize the day and ask for it!

Are you pumped for this bout, Maniacs? Who do you favor in the rematch?

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