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Carmont asks for Okami or Munoz at UFC 158

ESPN staff
January 6, 2013
Francis Carmont's win over Tom Lawlor was controversial © Getty Images

UFC middleweight Francis Carmont has called out Mark Munoz and Yushin Okami, insisting he wants to be on the UFC 158 card.

Frenchman Carmont has a strong following in Montreal, where he won his last fight via disputed decision against Tom Lawlor.

Now he wants to return to Montreal for UFC 158, which is headlined by Georges St-Pierre v Nick Diaz. And he wants to face either Munoz or Okami.

"Give me the opportunity to fight Munoz or Okami at UFC 158 in Montreal," Carmont tweeted recently.

It will be interesting to see the UFC's response, after president Dana White was severely disappointed by his "non-fight" with Lawlor. As a punishment, White may choose to deny Carmont his wish.

One additional bout has been named for the March 16 event, with Chris Camozzi paired against Nick Ring in the middleweight division. That fight announcement follows the earlier confirmation of John Makdessi v Daron Cruickshank.

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