Fight C B Dolloway on Fox Sports on December 19 in Orlando FL.
Nate first won the Pancrase Middleweight title in 2000. At the time, he was the youngest fighter to ever own the title “King of Pancrase.” Marquardt fought in Pancrase until 2005 and won 7 title fights in the process. Nate left Pancrase as the champion to pursue his dream of fighting the best fighters in the world. Nate has aquired wins in the UFC over top fighters such as Wilson Gouveia (KO), Demian Maia (KO), Jeremy Horn (Sub), Dean Lister (Dec), Martin Kampman (KO), Joe Doerkson (Dec), Ivan Salaverry (Dec), Rousimar Palhares (KO), Dan Miller (Dec) and more. Nate signed with Strikeforce in early 2012 and won the Welterweight world title defeating previously undefeated Tyron Woodley by knockout.
Marquardt signed back with the UFC at Middleweight in 2014. In June of 2014, he defeated James Te Huna in Auckland, NZ.