Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Nate Marquardt –A Former King Searches for a New Crown

There are plenty of class acts in the world of mixed martial arts, definitely more than you’ll find in practically any professional sport today, and one of those people you will never hear a bad word about is UFC middleweight contender Nate Marquardt.

A soft-spoken gentleman of 27 years old, Marquardt is the type of guy to sign every autograph, take every picture, and even redo interviews with reporters whose tape breaks a week after the first one (guilty as charged).

That type of class is a great attribute to have in an era where it’s sorely lacking, but when you’re a fighter in a business where the squeaky wheel is often the one that gets oiled, it can be a problem. It’s been a particular issue with Marquardt, whose talent in the sport is matched by his previous accomplishments, which include recognition as a seven-time King of Pancrase while competing in Japan.

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