|UFC Fight Night: Te Huna vs. Marquardt|
The poster for UFC Fight Night: Te Huna vs. Marquardt.
|Promotion||Ultimate Fighting Championship|
|Date||June 28, 2014|
|City||Auckland, New Zealand|
The event was the first of two that took place on June 28, the other being UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens.
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.
|Main Card (UFC Fight Pass)|
|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|
- Johnson had 1 point deducted in round 2 due to strikes to the back of the head.
The following fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses:
- Fight of the Night: Gian Villante vs. Sean O'Connell
- Performance of the Night: Nate Marquardt and Charles Oliveira
- "UFC Fight Night 43 draws reported 8,089 attendance for $913,000 live gate". MMAjunkie.com. June 28, 2014.
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- 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.
- Zane Simon. "Welcome to the UFC Rodrigo Monstro". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved 2014-05-28.
- Staff (2014-06-02). "Roldan Sangcha-an replaces Jon Delos Reyes at UFC Fight Night 43 in Auckland". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-06-02.
- "UFC Fight Night: Te Huna vs. Marquardt". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
- Matt Erickson (2014-06-28). "UFC Fight Night 43 bonuses: Marquardt, Oliveira, Villante, O'Connell nab $50,000". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-06-28.