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
Nate Marquardt might not be a title contender again, but you know what? A win has to feel good for him after two years of futility. More importantly, at least for now, his job is safe.
After a 1-3 run at 170 pounds, Marquardt beat James Te-Huna in his return to middleweight. It was a surprisingly lopsided win for the former King of Pancrase (oh, and Strikeforce welterweight champ, I suppose), where he showcased the explosive grappling and solid striking that once made him a top-10 middleweight.
There's no love lost between UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Invicta FC featherweight titleholder Cristiane Justino, but it sounds like the bad blood is boiling over with the "Rowdy" one. At a media lunch in Los Angeles on Friday, the former Olympic bronze medalist seemed to get visibly angry when asked about a superfight with "Cyborg," per MMA Fighting. I wanted to fight her, but the thing is, she's the one that ran away. They announced out of competition drug testing in the more
The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 43 in New Zealand saw a pair of the big boys collide, as Oceania's own Soa Palelei took on Jared Rosholt. It was a battle that was expected to be a grueling match, and it lived up to the expectations.
The bout was a grinding affair. Rosholt was able to use superior wrestling and sneaky striking to completely outhustle Palelei to a clear unanimous decision. Some fans may not have been the most pleased with the bout, but it was a great tactical win for the Amer more
LOS ANGELES - Ronda Rousey seems to be getting a little sick of being asked about Cris "Cyborg" Justino.
At a Friday media lunch to promote her upcoming UFC 175 bantamweight title defense against Alexis Davis, Rousey was asked about the former Strikeforce and current Invicta featherweight champion and whether she ultimate wants a fight with her foe.
Rousey sounded agitated, raising her voice in a way she rarely does in public.
"I wanted to fight her, but the thing is, she's the one that ran away more
Welcome to another week in MMA on Instagram! MMA stalker Katie Winter has collected the best pics that UFC and other MMA fighters and personalities were sharing this week, and they're all right here for your viewing pleasure.
Welcome to another week of MMA on Instagram! It's double fight week so the fighters were obviously posting a ton of pics and video, none more than one of our favorite, Mark Hunt. I know I missed some but I still counted 30 Mark Hunt videos this week. So, in order to not dep more
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UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is just nine days away from her next title defense, but she admits it’s hard not to think about the fight after that – or even the one after that.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more