NATE MARQUARDT'S REBIRTH AT WELTERWEIGHT

By Thomas Gerbasi

Nate Marquardt can win his fight with Tarec Saffiedine this Saturday in Oklahoma, defending his Strikeforce welterweight title for the first and last time in the process, move back to the UFC, race through the division and win the championship there, make 20 defenses, and still, when people put together his defining moment in the sport, it will point back to February 21, 2009 and the finish of his fight with Wilson Gouveia.
You remember that one don’t you, the finish that looked like it came straight out of a videogame, where Marquardt delivered a flying knee, kicks to the head and body, a spinning backfist and a series of punches within seconds before a final knee ended the bout? Marquardt sure does, blow for blow... click here to continue reading article on Strikeforce.com.


MMAjunkie.com article

As Nate Marquardt (32-10-2 MMA, 1-0 SF) fielded questions from the media this past Saturday night, it was fairly obvious most of the reporters assumed he is UFC bound.
After being pressed a little, the 33-year-old Strikeforce welterweight champ admitted he also has the same perception. However, Marquardt insisted he's not looking past his Jan. 12 date with Tarec Saffiedine (13-3 MMA, 5-1 SF), even if it seems everyone else is... Continued- click here for MMAjunkie.com