Found July 15, 2012 on
Sox and Dawgs:
After a one and a half year layoff from the cage, Nate Marquardt made his Strikeforce debut a very successful one at Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon on Saturday night.
Marquardt knocked out Tyron Woodley at 1:39 of the fourth round to become the Strikeforce Welterweight Champion. The belt was vacant coming into the bout because Nick Diaz left for the UFC last year.
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Nate Marquardt (Pictured) made his Strikeforce debut in spectacular fashion on Saturday night. The former UFC star ended his 16-month hiatus by putting Tyron Woodley to sleep in the 4thRound of their shootout.
HP Pavilion in San Jose, California hosted the festivities.
Favorite (-) Underdog (+)
Nate Marquardt -135
Tyron Woodley +105
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