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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...
Via hov-mma
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...
Via Fox Sports
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Hunt vs Bigfoot headlines Brisbane

The Dec. 7 UFC event now has a destination. The Octagon will visit Brisbane, Australia for the first time, the UFC announced on Monday. The UFC Fight Night event features popular local Mark Hunt against Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva in the five-round headliner. It is the third Aussie location to hold a UFC show following Sydney and Gold Coast. "Our long term commitment...
Via Fox Sports
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt's staph infection recovery

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. Well...
Via Fox Sports
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss
NOT FOR THE SQUEAMISH

UFC fighter shows off nasty staph infection

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. [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Pic: Mark Hunt Tweets Post-Op Photo, Claims to Require More 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...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt Posts Pic of Fractured Toe

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...
Via 5thRound.com
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt fighting visa issues

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...
Via Fox Sports
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss
GETTING THE CALL

Mark Hunt to face JDS at UFC 160

A social media movement tried to get Mark Hunt into UFC 160 as a replacement for Alistair Overeem, and it appears to have worked.

Via 5thRound.com
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Lavar Johnson replaces injured Mark Hunt at UFC 146

The heavyweight-only main card of UFC 146 takes another hit as the injury bug has forced Mark Hunt to withdraw from his scheduled bout against Stefan “Skyscraper” Struve. Fortunately, UFC officials announced today that Lavar Johnson has jumped at the opportunity replace Hunt on the card. According to Johnson, “I heard last night there was a chance I could get this fight...
Via MMA Interplay
May 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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