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Jacoby Replaces Credeur, Meets Tavares at UFC 137

Octagon newcomer Dustin Jacoby will get his chance at UFC 137 as a replacement for Tim Credeur to take on Brad Tavares.

The 6-0 Jacoby announced the fight via his Twitter account.

UFC 137 is expected to take place on Oct. 29 from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. It will be headlined by Georges St-Pierre taking on Carlos Condit for the welterweight championship.

Source: Twitter
T.J. Waldburger vs. Marc Stevens grappling superfight added to UFC 136 Fan Expo

UFC Fight Night 25 winner T.J. Waldburger will meet The Ultimate Fighter Season 12 competitor Marc Stevens in a grappling contest at the UFC 136 Fan Expo.

The Expo takes place on Oct. 8 from the Toyota Center in Houston. Meanwhile, a two-day fan festival and trade show takes place Oct. 7-8 from George R. Brown Convention Center.

On Oct. 7, Wesley Gann takes on ADCC North American champion Justin Rader in another super fight.

The Waldburger-Stevens contest will begin at 1:30 p.m. CT on Oct. 8.

Source: MMA Junkie

Photo: Dustin Jacoby (blue shirt) with ring girls and Matt Mitrione (Capital City Cage Wars)

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Corey Adams didn't grow up watching mixed martial arts, considering the UFC was just getting started the year he was born, but in his teenage years, witnessed the action and has fallen in love with the sport. Corey was the first to join The MMA Corner staff -- other than founder Josh Davis -- and has been writing for the site ever since. Corey attends Austin Peay State University, where he majors in Communications with a focus on journalism. When he's not covering MMA, Corey is still writing on many sports with both local and campus newspapers. His favorite sports teams are the Atlanta Braves and Denver Broncos. Follow him on Twitter at the link below.