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Nam Phan In Against Matt Grice at UFC 136 with Josh Grispi Out

Nam PhanAfter suffering his second-straight UFC loss to Mike Brown this past Saturday at UFC 133, The Ultimate Fighter 12’s Nam Phan will look to earn his first UFC win when he steps in for injured WEC vet Josh Grispi and meets fellow featherweight Matt Grice at UFC 136 on Oct. 8 in Houston, the UFC announced Thursday.

Phan’s (16-9) unanimous decision loss to Brown followed a controversial split decision to Leonard Garcia in December, while Grice (13-4) dropped his return to the UFC and featherweight debut to Ricardo Lamas in June.

UFC 136 is headlined by a pair of title fights, as lightweight champion Frankie Edgar rematches Gray Maynard and featherweight champ Jose Aldo faces Kenny Florian.

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