Nate Marquardt Returns To Middleweight, Meets James Te Huna in New Zealand

After a four fight run at welterweight former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion Nate Marquart (32-13-2) returns to middleweight and welcomes James Te Huna (16-7, pictured) to the division. After coming up short in back to back UFC Middleweight Title eliminators, against Chael Sonnen & Yushin Okami, Marquardt decided to make the move to the welterweight division.  He made his...
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UFC Fight Night: Marquardt vs. Te Huna

UFC Fight Night: Marquardt vs. Te Huna When: June 28th, 2014 Where: Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand How: UFC Fight Pass Who: James Te Huna vs. Nate Marquardt
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Nate Marquardt vs. James Te Huna Headlines UFC Fight Night New Zealand

The UFC doesn’t have room for Jake Shields on its roster, but Nate Marquardt (pictured), who is in the midst of a three-fight losing skid, gets to headline the UFC’s debut in New Zealand. On Monday, UFC officials announced “Nate the Great” will meet James Te Huna on June 28 inside Vector Arena in Auckland. The event, which goes down the same days as the UFC’s show in San...
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Nate Marquardt UFC 158 Pre Fight Interview

This is a very intriguing match up though it is surprising that Nate was the welterweight who got the fight.  Not that Nate isn’t a top contender but he is coming of a loss and usually the UFC likes to match fighters up who had the same outcome in their last fight.  Marquardt lost his Strikeforce title in a decision to Tarec Saffiedine in the final Strikeforce event.  Marquartd’s...
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March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Nate Marquardt Posts Pictures of Battered and Bruised Thigh

There are two things I’m glad I’m not this fine Sunday morning: My neighbor’s poor little dog who was accidentally left outside in the cold last night and Nate Marquardt’s battered and bruised left thigh (Pictured). Despite requiring the use of crutches to get around, which is completely understandable considering the punishment his lead leg received courtesy of countless...
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine weigh-in results

Today’s Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine weigh-ins took place at the Chesapeake Energy Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. In the main event, both champion Nate Marquardt and challenger Tarec Saffiedine successfully made weight for their Strikeforce welterweight championship bout. All other competitors made weight without incident. The main card airs at 10pm EST on Showtime, while [...]
January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Nate Marquardt has “No Hard Feelings” Over UFC Release, Feels “Blessed” and Looks Forward To A Fresh Start With The Promotion

Nate “The Great” Marquardt has had a turbulent last couple of years, both professionally and personally. Prior to his main event welterweight match-up with Rick Story, Nate was removed from the bout due to failing his pre-fight physical and testing positive for elevated levels of testosterone. The incident, not being the first in Nate’s career, was enough to warrant his release...
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January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

How To Build A Poker Table With Nate Marquardt

How to build a 10 person elliptical poker table for around $250. Poker table is made in the shape of an ellipse with vinyl, speed cloth, and oak. Nate builds this poker table in about 36hrs. A skilled carpenter could probably do it in 24 hours. Go to for more information on the build. S/O to MiddleEasy for the video. Nate Marquardt Got Cake Big Nog vs Werdum Tuf Brazil 2
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October 31, 2012  |  Discuss

The Week In Violence 3 Stars - Weidman, Marquardt post career defining finishes

Nate Marquardt scored another KO inside of Portland's Rose Garden last night (photo via Strikeforce) The Weekend in Violence makes its return as "The Week in Violence" this week due to the mid-week UFC on Fuel event. Let's go! 1. Nate Marquardt - Nate Marquardt possesses the agility, the stamina, the savviness, and the right kind of ultraviolence to enter...
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July 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Marquardt a better fit at middleweight

It was inevitable that Nate Marquardt would return to a Zuffa property. Lifelong bans in the UFC usually aren't that exactly, and Marquardt is too skilled to remain on the fringes for too long. Especially in light of the "Nick Diaz experience" UFC president Dana White and company have gone through in the past year, perhaps a change of heart has slowly occurred for White...
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February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

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