The Ultimate Fighter 11’s Chris Camozzi will return to the UFC to welcome France’s Francis Carmont to the Octagon in a middleweight matchup on the UFC 137 fight card on October 29 in Las Vegas, the UFC announced Monday.
Camozzi (15-4) went 2-1 in his first stint in the UFC, losing to Kyle Noke in February following wins over James Hammertree and Dong Yi Yang, and won his lone fight outside the Octagon over Strikeforce vet Joey Villasenor in May.
Carmont (16-7), a teammate of welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre at Montreal’s Tristar, scored a first-round TKO of UFC vet Jason Day in June for his fifth-straight win.
UFC 137 is headlined by St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit and also features BJ Penn vs. Nick Diaz, Matt Mitrione vs. Cheick Kongo, and Mirko Cro Cop vs. Roy Nelson.
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Pictured: Chris Camozzi