Nate Marquardt vs. Yoshiyuki Yoshida in Feb

Friday, November 04, 2011

Nate Marquardt, a onetime UFC middleweight title challenger, will headline BAMMA 9 opposite UFC vet Yoshiyuki Yoshida, on Feb. 11 at LG Arena in Birmingham, England, which is the site of this weekend’s UFC 138 event.

Marquardt’s debut marks his first outing since his release from the UFC, which came after he was not medically cleared by the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission in advance of his UFC on Versus 4 headliner with Rick Story.

Yoshida, meanwhile, is two months removed from a decision victory over fellow UFC vet Phil Baroni at the ONE FC debut in Singapore.

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