James Te Huna vs. Nate Marquardt Headlinging The UFC’s New Zealand Debut

James Te Huna and Nate Marquardt is set to headline the UFC’s first show in New Zealand, UFC Fight Night Auckland, on June 28. Te Huna is a native of the island and will be making his middleweight debut after dropping down from light heavyweight.

The UFC will also hold an event in San Antonio on the same day. That card will air on FOX Sports 1, while the New Zealand show is likely to be on UFC Fight Pass.

Te Huna had this to say about his upcoming debut:

“I’m serious about my diet, I’m serious about losing this weight and performing how I should be when the time comes. This is a huge deal for me. When I was a kid I always dreamed about representing my country on the world stage and I never thought it would be fighting, competing in the UFC, doing what I do. It’s pretty much a dream come true.”

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