Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 11/23/11
Christmas has come early for Rick Story (Pictured), sort of. Losing two consecutive scraps inside the Octagon doesn’t typically warrant a contract extension, but the UFC welterweight has inked a four-fight deal to remain with the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization. However, the news isn’t all good for Story. The 27-year-old also announced he injured his knee during last Saturday’s split decision loss to Martin Kampmann. “I wanted to apologize to all of my fans for my last performance I ruptured my bursa sack and tore my meniscus in the second round. I lost all strength and made it difficult to fight,” Story tweeted. “But I just signed a new 4 fight contract with the UFC so be ready for me to fight again soon!” What a difference a half-year can make. After capping off a six-fight winning streak with a lopsided decision victory over former top contender Thiago Alves in May, Story has since gone on to drop two straight bouts. Prior to losing to Kampmann, he was defeated ...
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