In the main event of UFC Fight Night 43, former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nate Marquardt squared off against James Te-Huna in the latter's home country of New Zealand.
In the first round, Marquardt had the back of Te-Huna, and from there he rolled forward and sunk in an armbar, forcing Te-Huna to submit.
Te-Huna has now lost three in a row, all in the first round. It's unlikely that he'll be cut, considering he is one of only a few UFC fighters from Australia or New Zealand, but he is go more
ONE FC will make its first trip to Dubai in August, and the card will feature four championship fights.
Lightweight champion Shinya Aoki will put his title on the line against Kamal Shalorus, while welterweight champion Nobutatsu Suzuki takes on former Bellator kingpin Ben Askren in a five-round bout, ONE FC announced Thursday.
ONE FC 19 takes place at the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, UAE, on August 29. The promotion has yet to announce the other title fights.
Aoki (35-6, 1 no-contest) put more
Georges St-Pierre is the former UFC welterweight champion and is one of the most dominant champions in UFC history. St-Pierre has held the title twice and defended it a total of nine times.
After a decision victory over Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 in November 2013, St-Pierre decided to take "an indefinite hiatus" and vacated his welterweight title.
During his time on hiatus, he managed to tear his ACL for a second time, although on a different leg than his first ACL tear.
An injury like that may more
MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) games of UFC Fight Night 43 headliners James Te Huna and Nate Marquardt, the unexpected main event on this early Saturday morning (June 28, 2014) at the Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title challenger, Nate Marquardt, looks to take on power punching New Zealander, James Te Huna, this Saturday morning (June 28, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 4 more
Titan FC has two title fights scheduled for the coming months.
Ben Saunders will meet Matt Riddle for the promotion's vacant welterweight crown on August 22 at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, N.C., while Jason Brilz vs. Vinny Magalhaes will compete for the inaugural middleweight title on Sept. 26 at the Cedar Park Center in Cedar Park, TX. MMAFighting.com was informed of both matchups by sources close to the promotion.
Saunders (16-6-2), a former UFC and Bellator veteran, will be making his more
Nate Marquardt and James Te Huna will make a piece of inauspicious history on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 43.
According to statistical wizard Mike Bohn at MMAJunkie.com, Te Huna vs. Marquardt will be the first UFC main event ever to feature two fighters coming off back-to-back losses in the promotion.
Perhaps it goes without saying, but this is probably not one the MMA bards will immortalize in song and story. The last time we saw Te Huna he was being sacrificed at the altar of Shogun Rua, playi more
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It was five years ago this summer that lightweight Joe Ellenberger got his first offer from the UFC. Saturday, he finally makes his debut – while battling a rare blood disease.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
After turning down a title shot and losing three straight bouts, Hatsu Hioki recently got back into the win column this March. Now he's faced with the incredibly tough task of talented prospect Charles Oliveira at this Saturday's (June 28, 2014) UFC Fight Night 43 from Auckland, New Zealand. How can each fighter pick up the pivotal win? Read our fight preview to find out!
This Saturday (June 28, 2014), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweights Hatsu Hioki and Charles Oliveira will face more