Jorge Masvidal (23-7) is off the final Strikeforce card with a back injury. MMA Junkie reports a replacement is being sought for lightweight Pat Healy (28-16).
Strikeforce is yet to make an official announcement.
The bout was expected to be held on the preliminary card, which airs on Showtime Extreme. The four fight main cad is set for Showtime.
Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine takes place January 12 from the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, OK and is headlined with a welterweight championship fight.