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UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt details nightmarish childhood in new memoir

UFC heavyweight contender Mark Hunt's new memoir Born to Fight reveals and details what he says was a horribly abusive childhood. Journalist Stephen Lacey writes about that in a new feature on Hunt in New Zealand publication, Stuff. Hunt recalls being hog-tied before being whipped by an apple branch until the skin was ripped from his back. 'That meant no school for three weeks...
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Mark Hunt vs. ‘Bigfoot’ Silva Rematch Set For UFC 193

Arguably the best heavyweight scrap in UFC history* is about to get a sequel. On Wednesday, it was confirmed Mark Hunt (pictured) and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva will dance again at UFC 193.Of course, Silva is to blame for the instant classic’s asterisk after flunking his post-fight drug test for elevated levels of testosterone.The bout resulted in a majority draw, but given Silva’s...
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt Says He Took Stipe Miocic Beating Like A Man

Mark Hunt suffered a one-sided defeat at the hands and elbows of Stipe Miocic this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 65 in Australia, but ‘The Super Samoan’ doesn’t appear to be feeling sorry for himself and told a New Zealand news crew that he, “took the beating like a man.” Hunt described the five rounds of punishhment he endured as, “A hard night at the office,” in...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Adelaide: Stipe Miocic Takes Down Mark Hunt In Five Rounds

It took 22 minutes and 47 seconds for Stipe Miocic to do it, but that’s no reflection on the performance of the No. 4 heavyweight contender, who dominated Mark Hunt from start to finish in their UFC Fight Night main event at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, Australia on Sunday, ultimately halting the gutsy knockout artist in the fifth round. The victory was the...
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Stipe Miocic TKO’s Mark Hunt In Fifth Round At UFC Fight Night 65

Stipe Miocic used his wrestling and relentless ground and pound to gradually wear down Mark Hunt tonight at UFC Fight Night 65, eventually stopping him by fifth round TKO, though it should have been stopped earlier. Round One: The main event of the evening is underway. Hunt with an early leg kick. Looks for a left hook too. Hunt with a body kick now. Stipe in a takedown, but...
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May 10, 2015  |  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

UFC: Mark Hunt is the Cinderella Man

The main event for this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night is Mark Hunt vs Stipe Miocic at Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.  Mark Hunt is one of the most exciting fighters to watch because of his story and because he has devastating knock-out power.  Hunt’s story draws parallels to that of James “Cinderella Man” Haddock, a boxer from the 1930’s...
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

This UFC 180 Duck Hunt promo is ridiculous

On Saturday night in Mexico City at UFC 180, Mark Hunt and Fabricio Werdum will face off for the interim UFC Heavyweight Title. The UFC put together this short, hilarious hype video for the fight, featuring Hunt starring in a Duck Hunt parody. Fantastic. It should be a great fight, and if Hunt manages to knock out Werdum, the MMA world will explode. The post This UFC 180 Duck Hunt...
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November 15, 2014  |  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

Hunt, Bigfoot draw in brutal UFC Fight Night main event

The beauty of prizefighting is that two men bare their souls to the world. No one really knows what kind of resolve a man can muster until faced with the adversity of fighting for his consciousness. The draw of prizefighting comes in witnessing just how far they can go. Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva provided another example on Saturday night at the Brisbane Entertainment Center, fighting...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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