UFC Fight Night 43 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Te Huna vs. Marquardt’

Event: UFC Fight Night 43: Te Huna vs. Marquardt
Date: Sat., Jun. 28, 2014
Venue: Vector Arena
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Total Fights: 10
Attendance: 8,089
Gate: $913,000
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Fight Night 43 is officially in the books. ‘Te Huna vs. Marquardt’-led card took place at the Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand, 10 years ago. The ten-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Nate Marquardt’s Submission (Armbar) victory over James Te Huna. In the co-main event, Jared Rosholt defeated Soa Palelei in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).

You can view UFC Fight Night 43 results and full fight card.

UFC Fight Night 43 bonus awards

Traditionally, UFC has handed out bonuses for Fight of the Night, Submission of the Night, and Knockout of the Night. The bonuses ranged from $20,000 up to $120,000. In 2014, the promotion has announced the Performance of the Night bonuses will replace the existing Knockout and Submission of the Night awards. The bonuses will be $50,000 each. There are two types of awards:

  • Fight of the Night is awarded to both fighters in the most exciting fight of the night.
  • Performance of the Night is awarded to fighters who put on the best individual performance.

Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC Fight Night 43 bonus winners below:

There were ten fights at UFC Fight Night 43: Te Huna vs. Marquardt, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Nate Marquardt and Charles Oliveira, who will be leaving the Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand with an extra $50,000. Gian Villante Vs. Sean O'connell was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: The first knockout, submission, and fight of the night bonuses were awarded at UFC 70 in 2007.

UFC Fight Night 43 fighter payouts

The salaries below are not official, but only an estimate. These payouts do not reflect the entire compensation for the event, as athletes may receive money from other undisclosed endorsements, Reebok sponsorship pay, and PPV points that some top-level fighters collect. Moreover, deductions for items such as insurance and licenses are not accounted for.

The list of fighter pay from UFC Fight Night 43:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 43 event is PENDING.

UFC Fight Night 43 attendance and gate

There were 8,089 fans inside the Vector Arena for UFC Fight Night 43 on June 28. The reported gate for the event is: $913,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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