A middleweight affair between veteran Nate Marquardt (pictured) and Brad Tavares has been added to the UFC 182 lineup.
UFC officials confirmed the bout via Twitter.
The January 3 event takes place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Marquardt collected a much-needed win by submitting James Te Huna in his last outing. “Nate the Great” had dropped three straight...
The UFC will debut in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada this weekend for the first time ever with a welterweight showdown between two of the best fighters at 170-pounds leading the show as Rory MacDonald takes on Tarec Saffiedine in the five round main event.
MacDonald has won his last two bouts in a row and hopes to finish off Saffiedine and move one step closer to a title shot. Meanwhile...
For the first time in four years, the UFC will return to Austin, Texas for an upcoming UFC Fight Night on FOX Sports 1 card from the Frank Erwin Center at the University of Texas on November 22.
The new date and event were announced during Wednesday night's broadcast of UFC Tonight.
The arena in Austin has hosted a past UFC event in 2010 with middleweights Nate Marquardt and...
1. Terence Crawford: If he’s not the best lightweight in the world, he’s 1b with Miguel Vazquez, after putting on a clinic against Yuriorkis Gamboa and knocking him down four times to get the TKO win.
2. Cub Swanson: In a barnburner of a fight, Swanson and Stephens went toe-to-toe for five rounds with Cub taking the nod and a rightful spot at the table for the featherweight...
(Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.)
Ricky Burns lost to Dejan Zlaticanan [SD]
Glen Johnson lost to Ilunga Makabu [R9 TKO]
Zack Mwekassa defeated Bernard Adie [R7 TKO]
Sonny Boy Jaro defeated Ichal Tobida [R5 KO]
Shannon Briggs defeated...
Main Card (UFC Fight Pass) Weight class Method Round Time Notes Middleweight Nate Marquardt def. James Te Huna Submission (armbar) 1 4:34 Heavyweight Jared Rosholt def. Soa Palelei Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Featherweight Charles Oliveira def. Hatsu Hioki Submission (Peruvian necktie-anaconda choke) 2 4:32 Welterweight Robert Whittaker def. Mike Rhodes Decision...
Following the UFC Fight Night 43 event in New Zealand earlier today the recipients of the $50,000 fighter bonus awards were announced.
Picking up ‘Fight of The Night’ honors was the undercard opener between Gian Villante and Sean O’Connell.
Earning the first ‘Performance Of The Night’ bonus was main event winner Nate Marquardt who looked back on top form during a first...
Nate Marquardt came to fight in his first middleweight bout since early 2011. He came to fight from the opening bell right up until the finish. He dictated the pace and dished out the punishment. He looked like the Nate Marquardt of old. He looked like the #1 middleweight contender/King of Pancrase that we all thought may have left the building following his two recent KO losses...
Here are your full event results, fighter bonuses, and post fight presser highlights from the UFC’s visit to the Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand this morning.
UFC Fight Night 43 Results:
Main Card (UFC Fight Pass)
• Middleweight Main Event: Nate Marquardt (33-13-2) defeats James Te Huna (16-8) via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 4:34
• Heavyweight Bout: Jared Rosholt...
The UFC comes back this weekend in full throttle with two events on Saturday. The first event takes place in Auckland, New Zealand in the wee hours of the morning beginning with the preliminary bouts beginning at 2:30 a.m. EST. The main card will begin at 5 a.m. EST with all of the fights airing on UFC Fight Pass. This event will be headlined with a middleweight bout between MMA...
Nate Marquardt’s return to the middleweight division was a successful one, as he tapped out James Te Huna in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Te Huna vs Marquardt, and subsequently went home the richest of all the fighters on the card. Before we go any further, we should note that international events generally […]
Following “UFC Fight Night: Marquardt vs. Te Huna,” UFC president Dana White awarded Charles Oliveira (pictured), Nate Marquardt, Gian Villante and Sean O’Connell each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night in Auckland.
Villante and O’Connell took “Fight of the Night” honors for their back-and-forth battle. Villante will also be taking home...
Marquardt went back to Middleweight and looked super impressive in a submission win over James Te Huna. (Image courtesy of fansided.com)
Nate Marquardt silenced the New Zealand crowd from the very start of the round before controlling the hometown fighter and finishing him via armbar late in the first round.
Te Huna came out swinging early but it was Marquardt who landed first, a...
Nate Marquardt got his career back on track at UFC Fight Night 43 with a strong first round showing against James Te Huna that resulted in a submission victory.
Te Huna looks huge compared to Marquardt as he prepares to make his middleweight debut.
Nice right hand from Marquardt. He throws a high kick. Te Huna pressing forward though, but he eats a knee and drops down...
Now that “UFC Fight Night: Marquardt vs. Te Huna” is officially in the books, make sure to stream tonight’s post-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com.
The presser is scheduled to start at approximately 7AM ET/4AM PT.
Nate Marquardt, James Te Huna, Soa Palelei, Jared Rosholt and the card’s other featured fighters who won’t require medical attention are...
Stay tuned to fightofthenight.com for all the results live as they happen from UFC Fight Night 43 in Auckland, New Zealand.
James Te Huna vs. Nate Marquardt
Soa Palelei vs. Jared Rosholt
Hatsu Hioki vs. Charles Oliveira
Robert Whittaker vs. Mike Rhodes
Jake Matthews vs. Dashon Johnson
Richie Vaculik vs. Roldan Sangcha-an
Vik Grujic defeats Chris Indich via...
“UFC Fight Night: Marquardt vs. Te Huna” takes place Saturday inside Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand, which means it will be jumping off bright and early here in America due to the time zone difference.
UFC Fight Pass streams the entire show live starting at 2:30AM ET/11:30PM PT.
The main card begins at 5AM ET/2AM PT.
Nate Marquardt will likely be fighting for his UFC life...
The first of two UFC events on Saturday will be jumping off shortly in Auckland. Make sure to get your bets in on time for “UFC Fight Night: Marquardt vs. Te Huna.”
Nate Marquardt (pictured) meets James Te Huna in the show’s featured tango. If the sportsbooks prove true, Marquardt will be leaving New Zealand on a four-fight skid.
Marquardt is a +165 underdog, while Te Huna...
The octagon will make its Middle-earth debut on either Friday night or very early Saturday morning depending on where you reside. Regardless, this little card packs a mean punch and can be viewed in its entirety at your convenience on UFC Fight Pass.
Check out the full weigh-in video and written results for UFC Fight Night 43 ‘Te Huna vs. Marquardt’ aka UFC Fight Night: Auckland...
The UFC had a rare weekend off, but is now back to action with a two card weekend. UFC Fight Night 43 and UFC Fight Night 44 will both take place on Saturday, June 28. Fight Night 43 will take place at Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand. The event kicks off with six prelim fights on UFC Fight Pass ($) at 2:30 a.m. eastern, followed by a four-fight main card at 5:00 a.m. eastern also...
The weigh-ins have now taken place for tomorrow’s UFC Fight Night 43 event in New Zealand and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below.
Nate Marquardt (186) vs. James Te Huna (186)
Soa Palelei (264) vs. Jared Rosholt (259)
Hatsu Hioki (146) vs. Charles Oliveira (145)
Robert Whittaker (171) vs. Mike Rhodes (171)
All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “UFC Fight Night: Marquardt vs. Te Huna” event will be tipping the scale today inside Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand. The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately Midnight ET/9PM PT.
Please click HERE if you would like to stream today’s weight competition.
James Te Huna (pictured) welcomes veteran...
The official weigh-ins for “UFC Fight Night: Marquardt vs. Te Huna” take place today inside Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand. Stream Friday’s (Thursday in America) weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at Midnight ET/9PM PT.
Please click HERE for the official weigh-in results.
A middleweight shootout between Nate Marquardt (pictured) and James Te Huna...
UFC Fight Night 43 from Auckland, New Zealand is the first of two UFC events this Saturday and we’ve got our predictions for all the fights below.
James Te Huna vs. Nate Marquardt
Neither of these two headliners has looked good in their recent defeats inside the Octagon and this could prove to be a do or die occasion for both of them.
Te Huna is a reasonably solid...
Nate Marquardt (pictured) will likely be fighting for his UFC life this Saturday when the veteran attempts to snap his three-fight losing skid.
Unfortunately for “Nate the Great,” the Gambling Gods don’t give him great odds of beating James Te Huna.
Marquardt is pegged as a +165 underdog in New Zealand. Te Huna, meanwhile, checks in as slightly more than a 2-1 odds-on favorite...