The UFC announced the following fight night bonuses after UFC Fight Night 43:
Fight of the Night: Gian Villante vs. Sean O’Connell
Performance of the Night: Nate Marquardt
Performance of the Night: Charles Oliveira
All four fighters took home an additional $50,000.
UFC executive Tom Wright announced the live gate and attendance for UFC Fight Night 43 at the post-fight press conference. The fight card was held at the Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand, and the complete card was streamed live on UFC Fight Pass. The event drew a live attendance of 8,089 and a live gate of $1.04 million NZD (approx. $912,932.80 US). This was the UFC’s first trip to New Zealand for a live event.