Tim Credeur Set to Face Brad Tavares at UFC 137

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"Crazy" Tim Credeur will likely be fighting with his job at UFC 137 on October 29th. With two losses in a row his back is against the wall, and he'll be facing Brad Tavares, who is also coming off a loss and looking to re-establish himself. .The middleweight bout was announced by the UFC today:

Verbal agreements are in for a middleweight bout between "Crazy" Tim Credeur vs. Brad Tavares at UFC 137, Dana White confirmed.

Credeur — Louisiana’s first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt — hit the public eye as a member of the TUF 7 house; Hawaiian Tavares was a season 11 standout.

Credeur returned after an 18-month layoff last month, but was TKO'd by Ed Herman in just 48 seconds. The 34-year-old hopes to turn things around against Tavares, the hard-hitting Hawaiian who suffered the first loss of his career at the hands of wrestler Aaron Simpson at UFC 132. The bout is expected to take place on the preliminary card.

Tim Credeur (12-4)
Loss Ed Herman - TKO (Punches) TUF 13 Finale
Loss Nate Quarry - Decision (Unanimous) UFN 19
Win Nick Catone - Submission (Guillotine Choke) UFN 18

Brad Tavares (7-1)
Loss Aaron Simpson - Decision (Unanimous) UFC 132
Win Phil Baroni - KO (Knees and Punches) UFC 125
Win Seth Baczynski - Decision (Unanimous) TUF 11 Finale

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