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. —
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UFC 193: What Happened? What’s Next?

Undoubtedly the most significant story in mixed martial arts at the moment (and perhaps this year) is the defeat of now former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (12-1) at the hands of boxer Holly Holm (10-0 MMA; 33-2-3 Boxing). There will be a great deal written on the fight, and lots of technical and personal analysis of the dynamics, searching for an explanation...
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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...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Hitlist: The top five moments from UFC 193

UFC 193 was historic, exciting, shocking and all-around gigantic. Below are our five favorite moments from the Melbourne mega-event.Challengers exceeding expectationsBoth UFC 193 title challengers exceeded the world's expectations of them, Saturday night. Holly Holm clearly blew the odds out of the water with her two round domination and clean KO of defending champion Ronda Rousey...
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#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...
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Mark Hunt clubs Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva by TKO in the first round

SAITAMA, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 20: Mark Hunt celebrates after his win over Roy Nelson in their heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside the Saitama Arena on September 20, 2014 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Mitch Viquez/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) Mitch Viquez/Zuffa LLCThe first fight was an instant classic, but Mark Hunt had no interest in another war as he...
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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 […]
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm tussle at weigh-in

UFC 193, which is headlined by the UFC women’s bantamweight title fight between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm and the UFC women’s strawweight title fight between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Valerie Letourneau, airs live on pay-per-view from Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia at 10 p.m. ET. Four prelim bouts will air live on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, and the event’s first four...
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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...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 193 ‘Embedded’ Vlog Series (Episode 4)

On Episode 4 of UFC 193 Embedded, heavyweight Mark Hunt plots his Super Samoan performance on the streets of Melbourne. Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey explains alien astronauts and ustronauts, as her challenger Holly Holm hangs tough in a hot tub. Then both women head to Federation Square for open workouts alongside women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk...
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UFC 193 Embedded Episode 4

Watch more behind the scenes action with the stars of Saturday night’s event in the latest episode of UFC 193 Embedded, including Ronda Rousey, Holly Holm and Mark Hunt.
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UFC 193 Open Workout Interviews

Below you’ll find a collection of UFC 193 pre-fight interviews from yesterdays open workouts in Melbourne, Australia ahead of the pay-per-view event this Saturday night. — Ronda Rousey: Holly Holm: Joanna Jedrzejczyk: Valerie Letourneau: Mark Hunt: Antonio Silva:
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UFC 193 Embedded Episode 2

The second episode UFC 193 Embedded shines the spotlight on some of the other fighters on Saturday night’s card including Antonio Silva, Mark Hunt, Joanna Jędrzejczyk and Valerie Letourneau, though Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm do also make an appearance near the end of the video. —
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Iranian wrestler Amir Aliakbari could be the next great MMA prospect

For most of his adult life, Amir Aliakbari has been a proud representative of his home country of Iran on the national wrestling stage as one of the top Greco-Roman grapplers on the planet, but now he's embarking on a new career as a mixed martial artist and from the sound of things, he's poised to be just as successful.Aliakbari, 27, will make his debut this weekend in Thailand...
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October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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

Mark Hunt has always packed a punch, now he's also hoping to do so with a much more trim form. Mitch Viquez/Zuffa LLC Zuffa LLCIt 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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,”...
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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. initially reported the fight. 'Bigfoot...
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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,"...
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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...
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...
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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...
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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...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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