PORTLAND, Ore. - At long last, Strikeforce has a new welterweight champion.
And despite 16 months without a fight, and fighting for Strikeforce for the first time, that new champion is Nate Marquardt. The former UFC middleweight on Saturday brutally knocked out Tyron Woodley in the fourth round after a back-and-forth slugfest.
The welterweight title fight served as the co-main event of Saturday's "Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy" event at Rose Garden Arena in Portland, Ore. The fight