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MMA Analysis: More Changes for Marquardt vs. Story

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A week after a main event change that saw Rick Story step in for the injured Anthony Johnson to fight Nate Marquardt at UFC Live, the event gets another shuffle.

Danish Welterweight Martin Kampmann (17-5) has been forced out of his main card bout with John Howard due to an injury. Howard (14-6) will remain on the main card and face Matt Brown (11-10) who was originally schedule on the undercard against Rich Attonito.

Attonito (9-4) will also remain on the night’s card as part of the undercard to face the late replacement and Skrap Pack product Daniel Roberts (12-2). News of the changes was announced by the UFC late Monday.

The UFC Live: Marquardt vs. Story Card now looks like this:

Main card

170 lbs.: Nate Marquardt vs. Rick Story

265 lbs.: Cheick Kongo vs. Pat Barry

170 lbs.: Matt Brown vs. John Howard

265 lbs.: Matt Mitrione vs. Christian Morecraft

Preliminary card

145 lbs.: Tyson Griffin vs. Manvel Gamburyan

145 lbs.:  Joe Stevenson vs. Javier Vazquez

155 lbs.: Joe Lauzon vs. Curt Warburton

170 lbs.: Daniel Roberts vs. Rich Attonito

170 lbs.: Charlie Brenneman vs. TJ Grant

155 lbs.: Nik Lentz vs. Charles Oliveira

145 lbs.: Ricardo Lamas vs. Matt Grice

155 lbs.: Michael Johnson vs. Edward Faaloloto

 

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