Nate Marquardt is reportedly in negotiations to make his first post-UFC appearance on the upcoming Amazon Forest Combat fight card going down on Sept. 14 in Brazil, according to Tatame.com. Royler Gracie and Paulo Filho have already signed on to compete at the event and the promotion is said to also be in talks with UFC veterans Patrick Cote and Marcus Davis.
In his first fight following his UFC release, Marcus Davis (17-8) will face Kajan Johnson (18-11-1) in a welterweight bout at MFC 29 in Windsor, Ontario on April 8th, according to MMA Weekly. Photo: ESPN.com
The difference between a 170-pound Marcus Davis and a 155-pound "Irish Hand Grenade." Is Jeremy Stephens in trouble tonight (Jan. 1) at UFC 125: "Resolution" from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas? Props: Cagewriter
UFC 118: Edgar vs Penn 2 - Post fight Awards and Bonuses Fight of the Night - Marcus Davis vs Nate Diaz Submission of the Night - Joe Lauzon Knockout of the Night - XX Nobody wins Knockout of the Night because there were no KO's or TKO's on this card. The bonus amounts were $60,000 each.
This is what happened to Marcus Davis' face tonight at UFC 118. Wow. Nate Diaz can throw some leather. Photo by Tracy Lee for Cagewriter
The UFC will uphold any potential suspension for Nate Diaz as a result of the April Strikeforce brawl, according to Dana White via MMA Weekly: "If he gets suspended we're going to honor it," said UFC president Dana White on Saturday following UFC 114. "I didn't hear that he was going to get suspended. I didn't hear that, but if he does, it is what it is," said White. "These things happen when you get in a fight like that." Photo HT: Tracy Lee UFC 118 coverage (vs. Marcus Davis)