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Te Huna's Time: Win or Go Home

James Te Huna: Australia's Six Million-Dollar Man
By: Liam Resnekov, FIGHTLAND
"On June 28th, the UFC reaches the shores of New Zealand for the first time. Headlining the card are James Te Huna and Nate Marquardt, two stars fighting for a chance at redemption and their place in their division. Although both are incredibly dangerous fighters, they are coming off equally devastating knockout losses and unfortunate losing streaks that may result in the end of one fighter’s career.

"As an Australian, I’ve had the pleasure of watching the hometown hero, Te Huna, from the very beginning of his career. It’s been a long journey for this quiet achiever and it’s hard to believe it could potentially end here. You see, Aussie fans know something that international fans don’t; James is known as our version of the Six Million Dollar Man. Whenever he goes down, he gets up stronger and better than before. Imagine the immortal words of Oscar Goldman, but with an Aussie/New Zealand twang: 'James Te Huna, Fighter. A man barely alive. Gentlemen, we can rebuild him. We have the technology. We have the capability to build the world's first bionic man. James Te Huna will be that man. Better than he was before. Better, stronger, faster.'”

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