Former Ultimate Fighter cast members Kalib Starnes and Nate Quarry are set to go toe-to-toe at UFC 83 in Montreal on April 19th according to MMA on Tap.
Starnes (8-2-1 MMA, 2-2 UFC) is a Canadian fighter who was featured on the third season of The Ultimate Fighter. After a first-round submission win against Danny Abbadi in his UFC debut Starnes was defeated by Yushin Okami at UFC 64. After bouncing back with a win over Chris Leben at UFC 71 Starnes was defeated by Alan Belcher at UFC 77 as a result of a deep gash on his forehead.
Quarry (9-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) made his UFC debut on the finale of The Ultimate Fighter after an appearance on the first season of the reality series. Following his UFC debut win over Lodune Sincaid, Quarry defeated Shonie Carter and Pete Sell and was awarded a shot at then-champion Rich Franklin. In the title fight Quarry was quickly defeated via a knockout punch midway through the opening round. Following successful back surgery Quarry returned from a year-long hiatus in September at UFC Fight Night 11 defeating Pete Sell via third round knockout.
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