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Ramsey Nijem vs. Danny Downes Booked for UFC 137 on Oct. 29

Lightweights Ramsey Nijem and Danny Downes will look to earn their first UFC wins when The Ultimate Fighter 13 runner-up and WEC veteran meet at UFC 137 on October 29 in Las Vegas, the UFC announced today.

Nijem (4-2) suffered a first-round TKO to Tony Ferguson at The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale, while Downes (8-2) dropped a unanimous decision to Jeremy Stephens at the June event after topping Zhang Tie Quan in his final WEC bout in December.

UFC 137 is headlined by welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz, while the UFC 137 fight card  also features BJ Penn vs. Carlos Condit, Matt Mitrione vs. Cheick Kongo, and Mirko Cro Cop vs. Roy Nelson.

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