Kelvin Gastelum Vs Nate Marquardt Added To UFC 188

Kelvin Gastelum is headed back to the middleweight division where he’ll face Nate Marquardt at UFC 188 in Mexico on June 13th. Gastelum had been making his impression felt in the welterweight division since winning the TUF show back in 2013, notching up four wins in a row, but during that period he began having issues cutting weight. Initially he failed to make the limit for...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Kelvin Gastelum Returns To Middleweight, Meets Nate Marquardt At UFC 188

After missing weight for his last welterweight bout against Tyron Woodley by four astonishing pounds, which was proceeded by a couple of tough weight cuts, Kelvin Gastelum (pictured) is being forced to return to the middleweight division. On Tuesday, it was announced Gastelum will face veteran Nate Marquardt at UFC 188. The June 13 event takes place inside Arena Ciudad de Mexico...
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Brad Tavares Vs Robert Whittaker To Co-Main Event UFC Fight Night 65

A middleweight encounter between Brad Tavares and Robert Whittaker has been announced as the co-main event for UFC Fight Night 65 in Adelaide, Australia on May 10th. Tavares rebounded from a two-fight losing streak with a unanimous decision victory against Nate Marquardt at UFC 182 in January and holds a very respectable 8-3 record overall since joining the UFC in 2010 as a cast...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

In UFC 183, Woodley is the veteran contender, Gastelum the unbeaten upstart

ST. LOUIS -- The script has been reversed for St. Louis UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley. Not that long ago, Woodley was the unbeaten upstart looking to take down the veteran contender on the way to a shot at the title. The opponent was Nate Marquardt, the year was 2012 and at stake was the Strikeforce welterweight title. Woodley was pummeled in a fourth-round TKO. This time, on Super...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Brad Tavares beats Nate Marquardt in uneventful middleweight affair

Brad Tavares stopped a two-fight losing skid in a rather slow and uneventful fight against former middleweight title contender Nate Marquardt. It was a rather bizarre performance from Marquardt on the heels of his blistering return to the middleweight division last year.  Marquardt looked largely listless throughout much of the fight, tossing out a leg kick or single punch without...
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Brad Tavares Outpoints Nate Marquardt At UFC 182

Brad Tavares was able to utilize solid striking fundamentals tonight at UFC 182 to get the better of Nate Marquardt over the course of three rounds of fighting. Round One: Tavares pumping out the jab to start this one. He looks for a one-two, but Marquardt backs up. Leg kick from Tavares. Marquardt tries a high kick, but comes up short. Marquardt looks to clinch, but Tavares throws...
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 182 Results (Live)

Stay tuned to this evening for all the results live as they happen from UFC 182 in Las Vegas. The action gets underway at 7pm ET (12am UK) with the main card going live at 10pm ET (3am UK). (Press F5 as required to refresh the page for the latest results) — Main Card: Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier Donald Cerrone vs. Myles Jury Brad Tavares vs. Nate Marquardt...
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 182 Weigh-In Results & Video

The UFC 182 weigh-ins have now taken place ahead of tomorrow night’s event in Las Vegas and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. — Main Card: Champ Jon Jones (205) vs. Daniel Cormier (205) Donald Cerrone (155.5) vs. Myles Jury (155.5) Nate Marquardt (185.5) vs. Brad Tavares (185) Louis Gaudinot (125) vs. Kyoji Horiguchi (125) Josh...
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January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 182 ‘Embedded’ Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 182 Embedded, the weekend’s stars arrive at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, including UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, teammate Donald Cerrone, Danny Castillo, Nate Marquardt, Hector Lombard and Justin Timberlake. Jones sweats it out with some new training partners, high school wrestlers from Bishop Gorman, while challenger Daniel Cormier gets in work with...
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January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 182 Fight Card

Below you’ll find the full fight for the UFC’s first show of 2015, the eagerly anticipated UFC 182 pay-per-view event from Las Vegas which takes place this Saturday night, January 3rd. Headlining the event is what could turn out to be one of the biggest fights of the entire year as light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones attempts to defend his belt against his bitter rival Daniel...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Marquardt Battles Brad Tavares at UFC 182

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...
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Reasons to Watch: UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine

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...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night on FOX Sports 1 heads to Austin, TX in November

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 Rousimar...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighters of the Week

Luke Irwin: 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...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

(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...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 43 Bonus Awards

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...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Fight Night Auckland: Nate Marquardt vs. James Te Huna play-by-play

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...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Auckland: Full Event Results

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...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 43 Predictions: Te Huna vs. Marquardt

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...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Oliveira, Marquardt, Villante and O’Connell Score Bonuses at UFC Fight Night 43

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...
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Marquardt submits hometown boy James Te Huna

Marquardt went back to Middleweight and looked super impressive in a submission win over James Te Huna. (Image courtesy of 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...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Marquardt Submits James Te Huna By Armbar At UFC Fight Night 43

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. Round One: 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...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Marquardt vs. Te Huna’ Live Post-Fight Press Conference Video

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 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...
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 43 Results (Live)

Stay tuned to for all the results live as they happen from UFC Fight Night 43 in Auckland, New Zealand. — Main Card: James Te Huna vs. Nate Marquardt Soa Palelei vs. Jared Rosholt Hatsu Hioki vs. Charles Oliveira Robert Whittaker vs. Mike Rhodes Prelims: Jake Matthews vs. Dashon Johnson Richie Vaculik vs. Roldan Sangcha-an Vik Grujic defeats Chris Indich via...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Marquardt vs. Te Huna’ Results

“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...
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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