The fight is the first UFC fight at 170 pounds for Marquardt, who has not yet publicly commented on the opponent change.
It will be interesting to see how well Story is able to do on such short notice. Here was his response to the news:
I am facing Nate Marquardt next! @UFC Live on the 26th Hell Yeah lets do it!
Live on Versus 4 will take place on June 26th at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, PA.
Who ya got?
Story (35 votes)
Marquardt (36 votes)
71 total votes