As advertised, the UFC Fight Night 52 headliner between heavyweight KO artists Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson ended fairly quickly and in ultraviolent fashion.
At the 3-minute marker of the 2nd round of this five round scheduled tilt, Hunt hit the third UFC walkoff KO of his legendary career. Watch ‘The Super Samoan’ faceplant ‘Big County’ in .gif form below.
We at Fight At The Night have decided to explore the most possible, most appropriate and most interesting next fights for both Hunt and Nelson in the aftermath of their bout in Tokyo, Japan.
Hunt did at UFC Fight Night 52 what very few fighters have done before – finish Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson on the feet.
It would come as little surprise to those who’ve...
It took this mixed martial artist exactly 10 years and two months to collect his 10th professional victory. Who is Mark Hunt (pictured)?
If this were MMA Jeopardy, Hunt would stump most fans trying to figure out the question.
It’s hard to believe someone as popular and respected as Hunt owns a meager 10-8-1 résumé.
The slugger finally notched double-digits in the win column with...
Mark Hunt won the battle of the heavyweight tonight at UFC Fight Night 52, sending Roy Nelson face first to the canvas with a big uppercut mid-way through the second round.
We’re underway the in the main event. Hunt lands a big right in the first exchange. Hunt comes up short with another big right. Then Nelson goes for a takedown, but can’t get finish it. Nelson throws...
UFC Heavyweight Mark Hunt went down hard to Junior dos Santos at UFC 160 and unfortunately it's cost him more than just a loss. Hunt has been battling a gruesome staph infection for the last two months contracted during the fight, stemming from an infected hematoma in the fighter's left leg.
Mark tweeted a pic this morning showing that his injury was on the mend.
NOT FOR THE SQUEAMISH
UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt suffered a fractured right toe during a loss to Junior dos Santos at UFC 160 last month, but a separate injury has been causing him more problems. A broken toe sounds painful, but Hunt has also been dealing with an infected hematoma in his left leg that has required multiple surgeries. [...]
After his disappointing loss to Junior dos Santos in the co-main event of UFC 160 last month, it was discovered that the ‘Super Samoan” had broken his toe and fractured a bone in the first round of the bout.
Now it appears that Hunt has gone ahed with the surgical procedure as he has confirmed that he has completed one surgery and will likely require “a couple more” surgeries...
What do Mark Hunt and Jon Jones have in common? Both UFC fighters mangled their big toe in their last scrap.
Jones’ dislocation was far more gruesome, as his piggy was on full display for television cameras to capture. Hunt, on the other hand (or foot, in this case), didn’t reveal his fracture until a couple of days after getting knocked out by Junior dos Santos.
On Monday, Hunt...
Mark Hunt and UFC officials remained hopeful Tuesday that the heavyweight contender's bout against Junior dos Santos at UFC 160 next weekend in Las Vegas will move forward as scheduled.
Hunt, a native of New Zealand, called his visa issues "some stupid misunderstanding" on a conference call with reporters. Hunt said on Twitter previously that the problem was the result...
GETTING THE CALL
A social media movement tried to get Mark Hunt into UFC 160 as a replacement for Alistair Overeem, and it appears to have worked.