MARK HUNT NEWS

Guy, for some odd reason, lets Mark Hunt punch him in the stomach

Eight of Mark Hunt's 11 pro MMA wins have come by way of knockout. Brutal, devastating knockouts.So when we heard that non-UFC fighter took a clean body shot from Hunt, we had to look into it. For entertainment and safety reasons, of course.The "Super Samoan" appeared in a video looking fit and trim a little under two months out from his heavyweight fight against Frank Mir in Brisbane...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt: When Frank Mir fails to take me down, I'll knock him out

Mark Hunt has fought for a long time. The heard-headed New Zealander also has a penchant for taking punishment as well as giving it out to opponents.So, it is little wonder that as he fights on into his 40's, fans of Hunt are beginning to worry about his long-term health. The man of faith himself, however, doesn't give a lot of thought to how he'll end up."You're not gonna live forever...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 84: Hunt vs. Mir

UFC Fight Night 82 When: March 19th, 2016 Where: Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia How: Fox Sports 1 Who: Daniel Kelly vs. Antonio Carlos Junior Brendan O’Reilly vs. Alan Jouban James Te Huna vs. Steve Bosse Hector Lombard vs. Neil Magny Mark Hunt vs. Frank Mir The post UFC Fight Night 84: Hunt vs. Mir appeared first on .
Via 5thRound.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt vs. Frank Mir Headlines UFC Fight Night Brisbane, Lombard vs. Magny Added

As expected, a heavyweight scrap between Mark Hunt and former champion Frank Mir headlines the UFC’s return to Australia. In addition, the UFC announced the co-main event will feature a welterweight affair with Hector Lombard (pictured) and Neil Magny. The March 20 show (March 19 in North America) goes down inside the Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane. Fox Sports 1 will...
Via 5thRound.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt Vs Frank Mir Set For UFC Fight Night 84 In Australia

A heavyweight clash between Mark Hunt and Frank Mir has been announced as the main event for UFC Fight Night 84 in Brisbane, Australia on March 20th. This will be Hunt’s third fight in a row down under, with his last taking place in the Etihad stadium in Melbourne back in November at UFC 193 […]
Via Fight Of The Night
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Frank Mir vs. Mark Hunt to headline March UFC Fight Night

Frank Mir and Mark will headline the UFC's return to Australia, with a five-round heavyweight contest March 19 in Brisbane. FOXSports' Nathan Ryan broke the story. Hunt last fought and won at Melbourne's UFC 193 in Nov. in a rematch against Antonio Silva. Hunt's TKO win snapped a two-fight losing streak. Mir has won two out of his last three fights, both by stoppage. His last fight...
Via Fox Sports
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 79 Fan Q&A With Hunt, Noguiera And Pena

Prior to the UFC Fight Night 79 weigh-ins in South Korea yesterday the promotion held a fan Q&A featuring Mark Hunt, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Julianna Pena which you can watch below. —
Via Fight Of The Night
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend in Violence 3 Stars: Holm, Hunt & Joanna Champion deliver the violence in Melbourne

UFC 193 was a record breaking event for the world’s leading mixed martial arts promotion on multiple levels this past weekend in Melbourne. Below, we take a look at the three stars that shined the most violently. 1. Holly Holm Holly Holm dethroned the reigning, defending Queen of MMA and she did it with viciously sweet and calculated violence. This was no fluke victory. Holm executed...
Via Fight Booth
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

#UFC193: Mark Hunt Drops Bigfoot Silva For The First Round TKO

If you have not watched Mark Hunt before you have missed a guy that can throw some seriously heavy blows. Prior to Saturday night's fight with Bigfoot Silva six of his ten wins had come by KO or TKO via punches. After his fight against Silva you can make it seven of his 11 wins.When you can make a big man like Silva crumble like he does here you have to be throwing some seriously...
Via FatManWriting
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt clubs Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva by TKO in the first round

The first fight was an instant classic, but Mark Hunt had no interest in another war as he stopped Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva with a clubbing right hand to get a TKO finish in the first round.Following a lackluster showing in his last fight where he got bludgeoned over several rounds by Stipe Miocic, Hunt vowed to come back better than ever while putting on one of his best performances...
Via Fox Sports
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt TKO’s Antonio Silva In First Round At UFC 193

Mark Hunt produced a definitive finish in his rematch with Antonio Silva tonight at UFC 193, with a right hand behind the ear delivering a first round TKO victory. Round One: Hunt lands an early leg kick. He’s taken the center of the Octagon for now. Silva with a low front kick attempt. Hunt targets […]
Via Fight Of The Night
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mark Hunt got in best shape of career with AKA: Thailand training camp

In order to try and snap a two-fight losing streak, UFC heavyweight contender Mark Hunt took his training camp for Saturday's rematch against Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva to AKA: Thailand. The kickboxer has spent his camp preparing under the tutelage of retired UFC welterweight Mike Swick and others at the Southeast Asia MMA facility, with a focus on improving the big man's conditioning...
Via Fox Sports
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt looking slim ahead of Antonio Silva rematch at UFC 193

It would appear as though one UFC big man is getting a bit smaller. Mark Hunt used to fight at super heavyweight, and the former world champion kickboxer has routinely struggled to make the 265lbs UFC heavyweight limit, since moving into the division.A few months ago, he announced that he had switched to a vegan diet. Perhaps it is that diet change that has helped him slim down a...
Via Fox Sports
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Slimmed-down Mark Hunt looking for revenge against Antonio Silva at UFC 193

UFC heavyweight contender Mark Hunt has struggled with his weight for years. Heading into his rematch against Antonio Silva, however, Hunt is on a new diet and training program that he believes will have him lighter than perhaps we've ever seen him before. "We're just concentrating on weights and building a strong base. I'm about 131 kilograms [288 pounds] at the moment, but I feel...
Via Fox Sports
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via 5thRound.com
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Silva Vs Mark Hunt II Booked For UFC 193

If you’re a fan of good-old fashioned slugfests then you’ll no doubt fondly remember the heavyweight toe-to-toe war that was Antonio Silva Vs Mark Hunt at UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia in 2013. The brutal five round battle ended in a majority draw decision was in the running for ‘Fight of The Year’ honors and had Dana White declaring as “the sickest HW fight ever,”...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt vs. Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva 2 expected for UFC 193 in Australia

The first fight was hailed as one of the greatest heavyweight fights of all time and now they will do it again as Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva has agreed to meet Mark Hunt in a rematch set for UFC 193 in Australia on November 14. Sources close to the contest confirmed to FOX Sports that verbal agreements are in place for the matchup. MMAFighting.com initially reported the fight. 'Bigfoot...
Via Fox Sports
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt is disappointed in last fight, but wants to 'dance' again

Mark Hunt took an historic beating last month, at home in Australia, at the hands of Stipe Miocic. The tough kickboxer's face was a swollen mess, afterwards, but he told Submission Radio that he's back to looking good. "Well I'm back to modelling of course. You know I'm always - Calvin Klein rang me up the other day, I did that, then I went back to face modelling, (laughs) nah,"...
Via Fox Sports
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC: Somebody is going to die

During the long history of combat sports, many people have died as a result of the brutality of pitting two men against each other for prizes.  The UFC, during its 20 year history, has been fortunate to never have had a death inside the Octagon but after this past weekend’s fight between Mark Hunt and Stipe Miocic, which saw the epic beat-down of Mark Hunt, a death may occur sooner...
Via isportsweb.com
May 14, 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...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Stipe Miocic: All I care about is a UFC title shot

Stipe Miocic didn't just dominate Mark Hunt en route to a fifth-round TKO win, the Cleveland fighter set a record for most strikes landed in a single fight. Miocic landed 361 to Hunt's 46, overall. Speaking with Submission Radio afterwards, the plain-spoken contender said that making history was nice, but that getting the win was most important. "It was pretty cool, man," he admitted...
Via Fox Sports
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

What to do about UFC Fight Night 65?

It was a great night of MMA fighting in UFC Fight Night 65 with plenty of impressive knock outs and submission. 3 out of 4 fights of the main card and were concluded within the first round and only 2 out of the 8 prelim fights ran through the full 3 rounds. Both Australian female fighter Alex Chambers and Bec Rawlings came home triumph. Alas the same could not be said about the Australian...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Mark Hunt Will Live To Fight Another Day

After getting lambasted by Stipe Miocic on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 65, Mark Hunt (pictured) has now lost as many mixed martial arts fights as he’s won. Stipe set a modern-day UFC record with 361 strikes landed, breaking Chael Sonnen’s mark by 41 strikes in his first tango with then-middleweight champion Anderson Silva at UFC 117. Hunt posted the above pic following the mauling...
Via 5thRound.com
May 11, 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...
Via NESN.com
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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