UFC Fight Night: Te Huna vs. Marquardt

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UFC Fight Night: Te Huna vs. Marquardt
UFC Fight Night, Te Huna vs. Marquardt (poster).jpg
The poster for UFC Fight Night: Te Huna vs. Marquardt.
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateJune 28, 2014 (2014-06-28)
VenueVector Arena
CityAuckland, New Zealand
Total gate$913,000[1]
Event chronology
UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov UFC Fight Night: Te Huna vs. Marquardt UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens

UFC Fight Night: Te Huna vs. Marquardt (also known as UFC Fight Night 43) was a mixed martial arts event held on June 28, 2014, at Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand.[2][3][4]


The event was the first that the organization hosted in New Zealand, it took place at the Vector Arena in Auckland.[3]

The event was the first of two that took place on June 28, the other being UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens.

Anthony Perosh was expected to face Gian Villante at the event. However, Perosh was forced out of the bout with an injury and was replaced by Sean O'Connell.[5]

Cláudio Silva was expected to face Neil Magny at the event but was forced out of the bout with an injury and was replaced by promotional newcomer and former Jungle Fight Welterweight Champion Rodrigo de Lima.[6]

Richie Vaculik was expected to face Jon Delos Reyes at the event. However, Reyes was forced from the bout with an injury and replaced by promotional newcomer Roldan Sangcha-an.[7]


Main Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Middleweight Nate Marquardt def. James Te Huna Submission (armbar) 1 4:34
Heavyweight Jared Rosholt def. Soa Palelei Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Featherweight Charles Oliveira def. Hatsu Hioki Submission (Peruvian necktie) 2 4:32
Welterweight Robert Whittaker def. Mike Rhodes Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Preliminary card (UFC Fight Pass)
Lightweight Jake Matthews def. Dashon Johnson Submission (triangle choke) 3 3:16 [a]
Flyweight Richie Vaculik def. Roldan Sangcha-an Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Welterweight Vik Grujic def. Chris Indich TKO (punches) 1 4:55
Welterweight Neil Magny def. Rodrigo de Lima TKO (punches) 2 2:32
Featherweight Dan Hooker def. Ian Entwistle TKO (elbows) 1 3:34
Light Heavyweight Gian Villante def. Sean O'Connell Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00
  1. ^ Johnson had 1 point deducted in round 2 due to strikes to the back of the head.


Bonus awards[edit]

The following fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses:[9]

  • Fight of the Night: Gian Villante vs. Sean O'Connell
  • Performance of the Night: Nate Marquardt and Charles Oliveira

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "UFC Fight Night 43 draws reported 8,089 attendance for $913,000 live gate". MMAjunkie.com. June 28, 2014.
  2. ^ Ben Stanley (8 April 2014). "New Zealand debut for martial arts extravaganza". stuff.co.nz.
  3. ^ a b Neil Rooke (April 7, 2014). "UFC New Zealand to Feature James Te Huna vs. Nate Marquardt". themmacorner.com.
  4. ^ "The UFC Comes to New Zealand". ufc.com. April 7, 2014.
  5. ^ Staff (2014-05-13). "Anthony Perosh out at UFC Fight Night 43, Gian Villante now meets Sean O'Connell". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-05-13.
  6. ^ Zane Simon. "Welcome to the UFC Rodrigo Monstro". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved 2014-05-28.
  7. ^ Staff (2014-06-02). "Roldan Sangcha-an replaces Jon Delos Reyes at UFC Fight Night 43 in Auckland". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-06-02.
  8. ^ "UFC Fight Night: Te Huna vs. Marquardt". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
  9. ^ Matt Erickson (2014-06-28). "UFC Fight Night 43 bonuses: Marquardt, Oliveira, Villante, O'Connell nab $50,000". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-06-28.