Nate Marquardt has been ruled out of UFC live 4 and has been replaced by Charlie Brenneman. This news comes after Marquardt reportedly failed a medical and was therefore not cleard to fight. The bout between Cheick Kongo and Pat Barry is now the headliner of this freeview event. The news will come as a disappointment to fans of Marquardt who would have been expecting a big performance on his UFC welterweight debut.
Within one hour of this announcement, Dana White confirmed that Marquardt has infact been released from the organisation. White posted this video on twitter..
Check out the updated fight card for this event:
Pat Barry vs. Cheick Kongo
Matt Brown vs. John Howard
Matt Mitrione vs. Christian Morecraft
Manny Gamburyan vs. Tyson Griffin
Joe Stevenson vs. Javier Vazquez
Joe Lauzon vs. Curt Warburton
Rich Attonito vs. Daniel Roberts
Charlie Brenneman vs. T.J. Grant
Nik Lentz vs. Charles Oliveira
Matt Grice vs. Ricardo LamasEdward Faaloloto vs. Michael Johnson