“The Ultimate Fighter” Season 11 semifinalist Brad Tavares (Pictured; file photo) and Tim Credeur have reached verbal agreements to meet in a preliminary middleweight matchup at UFC 137 “St. Pierre vs. Diaz” on Oct. 29 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. UFC officials on Wednesday revealed the proposed bout at 185 pounds.

Tavares (7-1, 2-1 UFC) tasted defeat for the first time at UFC 132 on July 2, when he dropped a unanimous decision to Aaron Simpson at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The 23-year-old Hawaiian sports five first-round finishes among his seven career victories. Wins over the well-traveled Phil Baroni and International Fight League veteran Seth Baczynski anchor his resume.

A black belt in judo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Credeur (12-4, 3-2 UFC) finds himself on a two-fight losing streak for the first time as a professional. He last appeared at “The Ultimate Fighter 13” Finale in June, when he succumbed to first-round punches from Ed Herman in less than a minute at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. Spawned by Season 7 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” Credeur’s UFC wins have come at the expense of Cale Yarbrough, Nate Loughran and Nick Catone. The 34-year-old Lafayette, La., native has secured all 12 of his career victories by knockout, technical knockout or submission.

An anticipated five-round welterweight title bout pairing longtime champion Georges St. Pierre with former Strikeforce titleholder Nick Diaz will headline UFC 137. In addition, former WEC kingpin Carlos Condit will lock horns with B.J. Penn -- one of two men to win UFC gold in more than one weight class -- in a pivotal matchup at 170 pounds.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4 - Episode 11 Preview

  • 23 days ago
  • 2 views

It's down to the final two episodes on The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4, as the members of Team Shogun and Team Nogueira get ready to face off in four bouts that will determine the finals for the upcomi read news >>

UFC will return to Mexico for TUF Latin America Finale in November

  • 22 days ago
  • 1 views

Mexico will get two UFC events in 2015. The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 2 Finale is set for Nov. 21 in Monterrey, UFC president Dana White confirmed at the UFC 188 post-fight press conference Satu read news >>

UFC 188 results: Yair Rodriguez splits with Charles Rosa, then spits up in interview

  • 23 days ago
  • 48 views

MEXICO CITY – “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America” winner Yair Rodriguez came out looking to put on a show against Charles Rosa, and definitely cut a few clips for his highlight video – and probably read news >>

UFC 188's Efrain Escudero: 'You're going to have to knock me out'

  • 25 days ago
  • 1 views

“The Ultimate Fighter 8” winner Efrain Escudero used to tell reporters he was a new man during his comeback. Now, he’s sticking to a simpler story – he’s just the same old guy trying to kick butt in read news >>

Matt Mitrione 'diggity down' for a matchup with fellow UFC heavyweight Travis Browne

  • 25 days ago
  • 6 views

Just days after his first-round submission loss to Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 68, heavyweight Matt Mitrione is already looking to get back in the octagon.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

'TUF 21: ATT vs. Blackzilians' blog: Michael Graves on episode No. 8

  • 26 days ago
  • 29 views

In his weekly blog for MMAjunkie, “The Ultimate Fighter 21? cast member and American Top Team representative Michael Graves discusses the season’s eighth episode.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Episode No. 8 recap: 'The Ultimate Fighter 21: ATT vs. Blackzilians'

  • 26 days ago
  • 16 views

Will the Blackzilians keep their remarkable start to the season going against American Top Team on the newest episode of “The Ultimate Fighter”?Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

The Ultimate Fighter 21 live discussion: Episode 8

  • 26 days ago
  • 24 views

Tonight, we have you covered for live coverage of episode 8 of The Ultimate Fighter. TUF: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians airs tonight at 10 pm on Fox Sports 1. Join us here for live discussion. T read news >>

On mend from 11th surgery, 'TUF 11' winner Court McGee hopes to return this year

  • 26 days ago
  • 0 views

Since Court McGee won “The Ultimate Fighter 11,” he’s had more surgeries than fights – 11 to be exact.Filed under: Featured Videos, MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio Highlight, UFC read news >>

TUF 21 results, recap (Ep. 8) for 'ATT vs. Blackzilians'

  • 26 days ago
  • 98 views

The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 21 returns to FOX Sports 1 later tonight (Weds., June 10, 2015) at 10 p.m. ET, featuring episode eight of the combat sports reality show, pitting American Top Team (ATT) ag read news >>

Trending News

Top News

Jump to: