James Te Huna vs. Nate Marquardt to Main Event UFC Fight Night in New Zealand
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 04.07.2014
The middleweight bout will top the card...
The UFC's New Zealand debut will be a Fight Night event main evented by James Te Huna vs. Nate Marquardt. UFC officials announced the show as well as the main event, which will take place on June 28th in Auckland, New Zealand. The show is expected to stream on UFC Fight Pass and will be on the same day as a Fight Night show set in San Antonio.
UFC's managing director of Canada, Australia and New Zealand Tom Wright said, "We are very excited about the UFC's debut event in New Zealand. This country has a proud and successful combat sports history and certainly punches above its weight with representation in the UFC. We're coming with a card featuring some of the greatest international and local fighters in mixed martial arts. Kiwis love their sport, and we have a great fan base already in New Zealand with mixed martial arts becoming increasingly popular."