Marquardt: I'm not letting Palhares catch me in anything


"That's his style. He likes to work those submissions. But I'm ready to defend those submissions with everything I have. I'm not letting him catch me in anything.

"I heard he's working very hard on his wrestling. I'm expecting him to be a great wrestler when it comes to his takedowns. If he shows up with anything less than that it'll be an easy night. But if he shows up with good takedowns I'll be able to display that I have good takedown defense.

"I'll have him on the bottom if he pulls guard or whatever and be able to work my ground and pound from there. But who knows? He could be a completely different fighter when I fight him."

"Not looking past Palhares, but winning this fight I'm gonna want a top guy. My goal is to get a title shot. I think I'm gonna have to beat one of those guys [Belfort or Okami] or maybe a Wanderlei Silva to get that shot."

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UFC Fight Night: Marquardt vs. Palhares', also known as UFC Fight Night 22 (and formerly known as UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Belcher) is held September 15, 2010 at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. The event will precede the season premiere of 'The Ultimate Fighter: Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck'.

Preliminary Card:
Yves Edwards vs. John Gunderson
Brian Foster vs. Forrest Petz
David Mitchell vs. Anthony Waldburger
Rich Attonito vs. Rafael Natal
Dave Branch vs. Tomasz Drwal
Jared Hamman vs. Kyle Kingsbury

Main Card:
Ross Pearson vs. Cole Miller
Jim Miller vs. Gleison Tibau
Efrain Escudero vs. Charles Oliveira
Nathan Marquardt vs. Rousimar Palhares


tags: UFC Fight Night 22   Rousimar Palhares (detail)  Nate Marquardt (detail)  


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9/16/10 10:53 AM by KneeUppercut

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9/9/10 3:48 PM by the geek

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9/9/10 3:29 PM by Loves2GiveHeddy

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