Nathan MarquardtPORTLAND – Nate Marquardt made his return to the cage at Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy on Saturday night, where he won the vacant Strikeforce welterweight championship. It was a hard fought battle with Tyron Woodley, Marquardt battling back from being put down on the canvas twice, but that just showed his resilience.

Marquardt took control and wound up knocking Woodley out with a series of elbows and uppercuts early in the fourth round.

After the fight, he said that he feels he is the best in the world and described his title winning victory as a “dream come true.”

Check out Nate Marquardt at the Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy post-fight press conference…

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