Heavyweight contender Mark Hunt signs new multi-million dollar contract with UFC

Years ago, while on a losing streak, Mark Hunt turned down a lucrative buy-out offer from the UFC. Now, he's a former title-challenger and the UFC is paying him big bucks to stay in the battle for gold well into his 40's.UFC Tonight reported Wed. that the "Super Samoan" signed a new UFC contract, but an outlet from his native New Zealand now reveals that Hunt's deal amounts in the...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Naughty monkeys interrupt Mark Hunt's family vacation

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt was recently on vacation with his family in Bali, when their serene trip was interrupted by some naughty monkeys.Hunt whipped out his phone to record the monkeys running amok by the pool, even gnawing at the furniture, before turning and catch two monkey flat out getting it in.The UFC big man knew his kids were around, so he kept his explanation G-rated...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt ready to fight on short notice, wants top-five opponent

Mark Hunt has relatively recent losses to the likes of former champion Junior Dos Santos, current title-holder Fabricio Werdum, and number one challenger Stipe Miocic. After two-straight KO wins over Frank Mir and Antonio Silva, the 42 year-old doesn't have many guys between him and another title shot.If he has his way, he'll get rematches with all of the above men, sooner rather...
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March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt Goes ‘Super Saiyan’ In ‘Cool’ Fan Gear

With the UFC becoming the fastest growing sport in the world, people all over the world are always coming up with new initiatives and inspirations for fans and fighters, alike. Following the weekend’s heavyweight battle between Mark Hunt and Frank Mir at UFC Fight Night 85 in Brisbane, Australia, we have uncovered a cool (literally)
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March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC Brisbane Highlight: Another walk-off KO for Mark Hunt

“And just like a great assassin, he kills his opponent and he takes off before anyone sees him.” – Brian Stann There’s no referee needed when Mark Hunt does his thing inside of the cage – the man calls off his own fights. The “Super Samoan” landed a disturbing straight right hand behind the ear of Frank Mir in the main event of UFC Brisbane that left the future first...
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March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Brisbane Weigh-In Results: Mark Hunt, Frank Mire Official

Saturday’s UFC Fight Night Brisbane main event officially is ready to go after Friday night’s weigh-ins. Heavyweights Mark Hunt and Frank Mir both made weight for the contest. Check out the rest of the main card results below. Main Event — UFC heavyweight five-round fight Mark Hunt (264) vs. Frank Mir (260) FS1 Main Card Hector Lombard (170) vs. Neil Magny (170) Jake Matthews...
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt on his unique walk, and earned confidence

Competition week and day is a careful balancing act for most athletes. UFC athlete, for example, are usually balancing a weight cut all week long up until 24 hours before their contests, when they need to weigh-in.Then, after weighing-in, the challenge of replenishing and relaxing begins. The day of the fight, the right foods need to be eaten, after the right amount of sleep has...
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March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Frank Mir Ready To Keep ‘Hunting Lions’ At UFC Fight Night Brisbane

Frank Mir has been in the fight game over 15 years, and the former UFC heavyweight champion has had several career highs — like headlining the historic UFC 100 against Brock Lesnar — and lows, like when he vacated his belt after a motorcycle accident that nearly ended his career. Listening to Mir speak, one comes away with the impression that he has nothing left to prove to anyone...
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 65 Weigh-In Results For Miocic vs. Hunt, Other Main Card Fights

The wait for UFC Fight Night 65 in Australia is almost over following Friday night’s weigh-in. The most anticipated fight leading up to this event is the heavyweight bout between Stipe Miocic and Mark Hunt. Both men weighed in at more than 240 pounds. Here are the official main card weigh-in results. Heavyweight: Stipe Miocic (243 pounds) vs. Mark Hunt (266 pounds)Middleweight...
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

King of Violence 2013: Mark Hunt

The 2013 award for 'King of Violence' goes to The Super Samoan Mark Hunt.Entering the UFC at thirty-six years of age with a 5-6 record, nobody gave Mark Hunt hope of being anything other than a short term UFC also-ran. Boy, didn't he prove everyone wrong. As the story goes, UFC president Dana White offered to pay Hunt for the remaining fights left on his contract following the Pride...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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