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Newcomer J.C. Cottrell Debuts At UFC On FOX 20

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J.C. Cottrell will make his Octagon debut this month, taking on Michel Prazeres at UFC on FOX 20.

Cottrell (17-3) replaces Tony Martin, who was forced out of the bout with a neck injury.

The event takes place July 23 from the United Center in Chicago.

Cottrell has scored 13 stoppage wins in his career and is on a six-fight win streak that stretches back three years. Prazeres (19-2) has gone 3-2 over five UFC appearances.

Below is the current lineup:

Female Bantamweight: Holly Holm vs. Valentina Shevchenko

Lightweight: Edson Barboza vs. Gilbert Melendez

Heavyweight: Francis Ngannou vs. Bojan Mihajlovic

Strawweight: Felice Herrig vs. Kailin Curran

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Welterweight: Alex Oliveira vs. James Moontasri

Welterweight: George Sullivan vs. Hector Urbina

Welterweight: Kamaru Usman vs. Alexander Yakovlev

Heavyweight: Luis Henrique vs. Dmitry Smolyakov

Bantamweight: Eddie Wineland vs. Frankie Saenz

Lightweight: Michel Prazeres vs. J.C. Cottrell

Featherweight: Darren Elkins vs. Godofredo Pepey

Featherweight: Jim Alers vs. Jason Knight