Even with 40 professional fights in 10+ years as a mixed martial artist, Nate Marquardt is not even close to thinking about retirement as one goal still eludes him: the UFC Middleweight Championship.
“My goal is to win the title. If that happens sooner than later…I’m not going to want to just quit,” Marquardt explained. “No matter what, I’m gonna be fighting into my late 30s or as long as my body can go.”
That body will be main eventing this Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night 22 card against Rousimar Palhares in Austin, TX, in a fight that will could help determine who gets the next shot at the gold currently held by Anderson Silva.
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