James Te Huna is coming into his headline Fight Night against Nate Marquardt with confidence, Te Huna has spent the last month preparing for his fight here in New Zealand and also reconnecting with his Māori heritage.
The UFC fighters have been officially welcomed to New Zealand with a Pōwhiri ahead of Saturday's first ever Fight Night in Auckland.
Te Huna says his cut down to middleweight is going well and has also spent time with family in Tūrangi
UFC Managing Director says another event for Next Year is already been talked about.
Tomorrow fighters will spend time with the NZ Warriors in preparation for their games against the Penrith Panthers on Sunday at Mt Smart.