Just moments before Nate Marquardt was to weigh in for his high-profile welterweight debut in the UFC, the MMA community was informed that Marquardt did not clear his medical exams and would not be competing.
Although the public does not have many details, UFC President Dana White said he is disgusted with Nate Marquardt's actions and that he has been released by the UFC.
Assuming that his release also extends to UFC sister promotion Strikeforce, then the next biggest promotion would be Bellator.
As it turns out, there are actually a lot of good matchups for him there.
Here are the top five.