AUCKLAND, New Zealand – A big upset by Nate Marquardt over New Zealand native son James Te Huna was the clear standout from UFC Fight Night 43 in New Zealand.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos more
Returning to middleweight after a recent slump at 170 pounds, Nate Marquardt was in dire need of a win against James Te Huna in the UFC Fight Night 43 main event yesterday (Sat., June 28, 2014) from Auckland, New Zealand. "The Great" returned to his grappling roots to take out the hometown favorite. Find out how in our fight breakdown below!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweights Nate Marquardt and James Te Huna faced off in the main event of UFC Fight Night 43 yesterday (Sat., June more
Kid Nate discusses PED issues and the UFC PPV schedule failings in this brand new Journo To Journo segment.
It's been a while since El Jefe, Kid Nate has done a Journo To Journo segment, so we got together a few days ago to discuss some current affairs, namely the PED situation in the UFC and the issues with a lack of star power that has led to whole card cancellations. Here's just a small portion of what was covered:
UFC 176 Cancellation
I don't know that it doesn't bode well for the UFC, but i more
After an action-packed UFC Fight Night 43 event over the weekend (Sat., June 28, 2014) in Auckland, New Zealand, plenty of fighters are still feeling the buzz; however, James Te Huna is likely suffering from the worst post-fight hangover after getting submitted by Nate Marquardt in round one, losing his third straight fight. Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) once again double-dipped, staging two events on the same day (Sat., June 28, 2014) in more
Kid Nate and Eugene S. Robinson look ahead to UFC 175 and the return of Ronda Rousey in the infamous & patented Care/Don't Care Preview. more
Nate Marquardt explains how the drug testing procedures currently in place for MMA isn't strict enough.
Following his headlining win over James Te Huna at UFC Fight Night: Auckland, Nate Marquardt was asked about hot button topics now including the TRT ban and the current state of PED testing. While some may argue he isn't the perfect man to address the topic because of his past troubles with the commission, Marquardt did bring up some very valid points about how the current procedures isn't as more
UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is No. 9 in the UFC's official pound-for-pound rankings, but apparently that isn't good enough for her head coach, Edmond Tarverdyan. Speaking as a guest on Ariel Helwani's The MMA Hour last week (h/t MMA Fighting), Tarverdyan made the bold proclamation that the "Rowdy" one has proved she deserves to be ranked in elite territory with any male counterpart: "Top three, for sure. Top three, yes," he said when asked where Rousey ranks among active fight more
It looks like fans hoping to see Gina Carano make a return to professional fighting may have to put their dream on hold, at least temporarily.
Over the past few months, talk of a Gina Carano's debut in the UFC and return to professional fighting, have increased. Not long ago, most fans more or less considered the former Strikeforce champion in a state of permanent retirement. She has a budding film career, with several significant roles in the works, and in general she seems to have made a rathe more
This Wednesday's UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is headlined by a lightweight clash between the Garden State's own Jim Miller and Donald Cerrone. This is a matchup with major title implications, therefore making it a pivotal scrap inside the Octagon at 155 pounds. Miller, the most recognizable face from Whippany, New Jersey's AMA Fight Club, enters the bout ranked as the No. 7 lightweight in the world, according to the UFC's official rankings. The 30-year-old was a dark-horse t more