UFC 137 Fight Card: Jeff Curran Vs. Scott Jorgensen Targeted, According To Report

It's been a big day for former WEC featherweight and bantamweight contender Jeff Curran. Not only did reports surface he's making his return to the UFC (although not at lightweight), he's even got his first bantamweight opponent. MMA Junkie has the details:

Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that Curran (33-13-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is set to meet onetime WEC title challenger and current UFC fighter Scott Jorgensen (12-4 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at UFC 137.

MMAFighting.com first reported the possibility of the matchup, which is scheduled for the bantamweight class.

As MMAjunkie.com first reported earlier today, Curran recently signed a multi-fight deal with the UFC for a possible fall debut.

The UFC 137 fight card as of the time of this writing is as follows:

Georges St. Pierre vs. Nick Diaz
Carlos Condit vs. B.J. Penn
Cheick Kongo vs. Matt Mitrione
Mirko Filipovic vs. Roy Nelson
Dennis Siver vs. Sam Stout
Hatsu Hioki vs. George Roop
Eliot Marshall vs. Brandon Vera
Tyson Griffin vs. Bart Palaszewski
Tim Credeur vs. Brad Tavares
Jeff Curran vs. Scott Jorgensen
Danny Downes vs. Ramsey Nijem

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