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Martin Kampmann vs. Rick Story Added to UFC 139

Martin KampmannMartin Kampmann and Rick Story will both look to return to the win column in a UFC 139 bout when the duo face each other.

The UFC confirmed the matchup on Wednesday morning.

Though not officially announced, UFC 139 is expected to take place at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California.

Kampmann has lost two straight fights, though both were razor close and and led to controversy. In the first at UFC 121, he fought Jake Shields, out-striking him during the bout that ultimately went Shields' way, mostly it seemed on the strength of four successful takedowns.

He returned last March against Diego Sanchez. Again, Kampmann out-struck his opponent (77-51, according to FightMetric), yet he lost another decision. The back-to-back losses dropped him to 17-5.

Story, meanwhile, is coming off a more decisive loss, one which snapped a six-fight win streak. In June, he faced Charlie Brenneman on short notice and dropped a unanimous decision. With the defeat, he fell to 13-4.

UFC 139's main event has yet to be confirmed by the UFC, but as MMA Fighting reported earlier this month, heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is on track to return from a shoulder injury and defend his title against Junior dos Santos.

The event takes place on November 19.

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