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UFC officials have announced that TUF winner Kelvin Gastelum will take on UFC veteran Rick Story in a welterweight matchup that will take place at UFC 171 on March 15 in Dallas, Texas. The event will be headlined by the UFC vacant welterweight title fight between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler. The co-main event will feature another welterweight fight between Carlos Condit and Tyron Woodley.
Gastelum (7-0) is coming off a first round submission win over Brian Melancon in August 2013. Gastelum won TUF 17 with an upset win over the favorite Uriah Hall in April 2013.
Story (16-7) is coming off a unanimous decision win over Brian Ebersole at UFC 167. Story has alternated wins and losses dating back to June 2012.
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