Rousimar Palhares issues an apology for accusing Nate Marquardt of greasingPosted on September 16, 2010, 06:59 AM by Anton Gurevich
"I'm very sorry for the accusations I made. Nate Marquardt did not cheat in any way, and I'm very sorry to him and his team for my actions in the fight.I congratulate Nate on his win. I learned another lesson for my career in the fight, and I apologize to Nate, his team and the UFC for any issues I contributed to." - MMAJunkie.com
UFC Middleweight contender Rousimar Palhares issued an apology to Nate Marquardt and his camp members, for the controversial greasing accusations at the main event of UFN 22 in Austin, Texas. Touqinho is now 4-2 in his Ultimate Fighting Championship campaign, losing only to Dan Henderson (UFC 88) and Nate Marquardt. As for Nate "The Great", Greg Jackson's product stated at the post-fight press conference: ""I was very excited for the win, but that kind of took a little bit of it out of it for me", expressing his disappointment from being involved in such a controversy.