Nate “The Great” Marquardt's Professional MMA debut
Marquardt made his professional debut against Mike Lee on April 17, 1999, fighting on the main card of WVF: Durango Battle.
He made a winning start to his career, defeating Mike Lee who carried a 3-0-0 professional MMA record into the fight.
Nate Marquardt beat Mike Lee by Submission at 2:13 of Round 2.
Nate “The Great” Marquardt's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career
Marquardt made his debut in the UFC against Ivan Salaverry on August 6, 2005, fighting on the main event of UFC Fight Night 1 having compiled a 21-6-2 professional MMA record.
Nate Marquardt beat Ivan Salaverry by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.
Since his debut, Marquardt has gone on to fight a total of 25 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 13-12-0.
Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Middleweight Championship loss to Anderson Silva
Marquardt lost his 1st middleweight title challenge, losing to Anderson Silva on July 7, 2007 at UFC 73: Stacked.
Nate Marquardt lost to Anderson Silva by KO/TKO at 4:50 of Round 1.
The first man to defeat Demian Maia
Marquardt defeated the previously unbeaten Demian Maia on August 29, 2009, at UFC 102: Couture vs. Nogueira. Demian Maia came into the fight with a 11-0-0 record. Marquardt was a -195 betting favorite going into the fight. Nate Marquardt beat Demian Maia by KO/TKO at 0:21 of Round 1.
Outside the UFC
After his UFC stint, Marquardt took his next fight at SF on July 14, 2012, fighting against Tyron Woodley on the co-main event of Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy.
Nate Marquardt beat Tyron Woodley by KO/TKO at 1:39 of Round 4.
Return to Ultimate Fighting Championship
After 2 fights outside of the promotion, Marquardt returned to the UFC on March 16, 2013, fighting against Jake Ellenberger on the main card of UFC 158: St. Pierre vs. Diaz.
At the time of his UFC return, his professional MMA record stood at 32-11-2
Nate Marquardt lost to Jake Ellenberger by KO/TKO at 3:00 of Round 1.
When was Nate Marquardt's last win?
Marquardt's last win came against Michael Cora at Titan FC 71 on Friday August 6, 2021. Nate Marquardt beat Michael Cora by Submission at 2:39 of Round 1.