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Newcomers To Collide At UFC Fight Night: New Zealand

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Featherweights Daniel Hooker and Ian Entwistle will make their Octagon debuts against one another this June at UFC Fight Night: Marquardt vs. Te Huna. Officials announced the bout recently.

Set for June 28 from the Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand, the card will feature a main event between Nate Marquardt and James Te Huna. Other bouts announced to date include Charles Oliveira vs. Hatsu Hioki and Soa Palelei vs. Jared Rosholt.

Hooker (10-4) will be competing in his hometown and is riding a five-fight win streak. The New Zealand native last fought in August, earning a TKO victory for the Australian Fighting Championship.

Entwistle (8-1) fought for Cage Warriors most recently and is on a four-fight win streak. All nine of his pro bouts have ended in the first round, with six of his eight victories coming by way of submission.

Below is the current list of bouts announced to date:

Middleweight: Nate Marquardt vs. James Te Huna

Featherweight: Hatsu Hioki vs. Charles Oliveira

Heavyweight: Soa Palelei vs. Jared Rosholt

Light Heavyweight: Sean O’Connell vs. Gian Villante

Welterweight: Robert Whittaker vs. Mike Rhodes

Flyweight: Jon Delos Reyes vs. Richie Vaculik

Welterweight: Vik Grujic vs. Chris Indich

Welterweight: Neil Magny vs. Claudio Henrique da Silva

Featherweight: Daniel Hooker vs. Ian Entwistle

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