Officials Sign Rick Story, John Howard For UFC Fight Night 45

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Another contest has been added to the UFC’s return to Atlantic City this July, as welterweights Rick Story and John Howard have agreed to meet at UFC Fight Night 45.

The bout will take place July 16 from The Revel in New Jersey. The main event is set to feature Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller.

Story (16-8) has fought 15 times for the promotion, posting a 9-6 mark. His list of wins include the likes of current UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and Thiago Alves, but he is coming off a split decision loss to former Ultimate Fighter winner Kelvin Gastelum.

Howard (22-9) has gone 6-4 over two stints inside the Octagon. He defeated Uriah Hall and Siyar Bahadurzada during his most recent trip, before suffering a decision loss to Ryan LaFlare in April.

Below is a list of fights announced to date:

Lightweight: Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller

Bantamweight: Aljamain Sterling vs. Hugo Viana

Flyweight: John Lineker vs. Alptekin Ozkilic

Welterweight: Rick Story vs. John Howard