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UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt explains why he tweeted that he was 'unemployed'

Don't worry, Mark Hunt fans. "The Super Samoan" isn't going anywhere. He just got a little ahead of myself. Earlier this month, Hunt stunned his followers -- and UFC president Dana White -- when he tweeted that he was "unemployed." That was especially surprising considering Hunt is set to headline UFC Fight Night on Fight Pass in Japan against Roy Nelson...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs Nelson Fight Card

  UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs Nelson Sept 20, 2014 Saitama Super Arena Saitama, Japan (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report) (number in brackets is the betting odds: ‘-’ denotes the favorite – lines from BestFightOdds)   Fight Card (UFC Fight Pass) Heavyweights (five rounds) Mark Hunt (9-8-1, #8 ranked heavyweight) vs Roy Nelson (21-9) Women’s Bantamweights...
Via MMA Manifesto
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt Claims UFC Cut Him, Dana White Says ‘Hell No’

Mark Hunt (pictured) is slated to face Roy Nelson on September 20 at UFC Fight Night 52. But how can he do that when he no longer has a job with the UFC? So Hunt claims. “Well I’m unemployed that sucks,” Hunt mysteriously tweeted early Tuesday morning. “Not my choice guys but going from being exited at the prospects of the future of fighting to being unemployed in a day...
17 days ago  |  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

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...
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

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.

March 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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