Ebersole hasn’t been seen since dropping a split decision to James Head in Calgary in July of 2012. Despite chatter that he would drop to lightweight, due to the inactivity after an injury-plagued 12 months, he will return at 170 pounds.
“Couldn’t get to LW (Lightweight) during such long period of inactivity. We’ll see if I can keep healthy post-fight, and try 4 next year,” Ebersole said via his Twitter account.
His loss at UFC 149 snapped an 11-fight winning streak for the Thailand based fighter.
Story, 29, comes into the clash having lost four of his last six bouts, with a recent split decision loss to Mike Pyle at UFC 160.
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