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UFC 137: Chris Camozzi Returns to Face Newcomer Francis Carmont

Written on September 13, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Chris Camozzi returns to the UFC Octagon to meet newcomer Francis “Limitless” Carmont at October's UFC 137 event.

Following his release from the promotion after a submission loss to at the UFC 127 event last February, American MMA fighter – – will be having another chance to return in the Octagon. UFC officials announced that he is set to meet the promotion’s newcomer, , on the upcoming — which will be held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on October 29.

The evening’s main card headlines the welterweight championship bout between and ; while the Camozzi vs Carmont match-up takes place on the night’s preliminary card.

Chris Camozzi (15-4 MMA, 2-1 UFC) will be making his comeback in the UFC after attaining a controversial split decision victory over Joey Villasenor at the Shark Fights 15 event. The said match-up was initially ordered as draw, but was eventually overturned and counted as a win when the New Mexico Athletic Commission revealed that one of the judges’ scores was added incorrectly.

On the other hand, Francis Carmont (16-7 MMA, 0-0 UFC) – who just signed his multi-fight deal with the UFC – currently holds a record of five consecutive victories. He is a teammate of UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, Rory MacDonald, and John Makdessi at Tristar, and has been known for attaining victories through submissions and TKOs. Most recently, he defeated Jason Day via TKO at the “SITH – Slammer in the Hammer” event.

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