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Mark Hunt signs new 6 fight deal with the UFC

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt is currently in preparation for his upcoming bout against Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night in Japan on September 20, but he is starting to look towards his final run in the sport over the next few years. Hunt informed UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani that he's not going anywhere yet, but he has set a date for his retirement.  The New Zealand heavy hitter...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
10 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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Undercard Supercast for August 5

  On this episode of the Undercard Supercast, we talk about Jones vs. Sholler vs. Cormier, Mark Hunt’s weirdness, Metamoris, the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s awfulness, Australia, and more! The Undercard Supercast tapes live on YouTube every Tuesday night at 9pm est.
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22 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...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White UFC 175 Video Blog

UFC 175 takes place on Saturday night from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC president Dana White before every UFC pay-per-view comes out with a video blog to promote the show and behind the scenes footage of what he has been up too. In this latest video blog, White hypes up this Saturday’s UFC 175, then goes to New York to appear on the Jim Norton Show with...
Via Between The Ropes
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Nine UFC bouts that need to happen

Image Credit – MMAWeekly Sometimes the UFC reads our minds and puts together great scraps. But sometimes they completely miss the boat on a sick fight. I have compiled a list of fights that need to happen at each weight class that I hope will come together: • After a big win, John Dodson was fired up and ready for another title shot. He has actually a few options seeing as that...
Via Fight Booth
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson may be booked for the UFC’s next visit to Japan in September

Well this is just ****ing perfect. Chalk this up as the number one fight I can’t wait to see in 2014. The most obvious match to make in any division in all of MMA: Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson. This is like a videogame matchup, people. Nothing could ever be better than this. On one hand, you have a man who throughout his K-1 and MMA career has only been knocked out a handful of times...
Via Fight Hub TV
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson Vs Mark Hunt Rumored For Fight In Japan Later This Year

While nothing is set in stone yet, but according to the UFC Tonight show the promotion is currently looking to put together a hard-hitting heavyweight scrap between Roy Nelson and Mark Hunt. Perhaps the most remarkable thing about this match-up is that it hasn’t happened sooner given that these two are amongst the heaviest hitters ever in UFC history and also own two of the most...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Brendan Schaub wants bout with Mark Hunt though Hunt not as receptive

With Mark Hunt‘s hand reportedly healed, his next bout in UFC could be announced in the near future. One man who is campaigning for a bout with Hunt is Brendan Schaub. Unfortunately for Schaub, Hunt apparently isn’t that interested in making that bout a reality. According to mixedmartialarts.com, Schaub took his beef to Twitter and Hunt followed him with both men laying out their...
Via Players View
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Make Room for Mark Hunt

The UFC is set to debut in New Zealand this year and Mark Hunt is on the card but he should be the main event no matter who his opponent is. Guillermo Sida – April 9, 2014 For the first time in its history the UFC will hold an event in New Zealand. The world’s largest mixed martial arts promotion will make its debut on June 28, 2014 at the Auckland Vector Arena. The card will...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Bigfoot Silva failed drug test after fight with Mark Hunt

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva failed his post-fight drug test after his epic brawl with Mark Hunt at UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia two weeks ago. Silva has a testosterone replacement therapy use exemption, but his testosterone levels were so high that he still failed his post-fight test. “Silva is on a medically approved regimen of […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Bigfoot Silva fails post-fight drug test after bout with Mark Hunt

Two things were revealed Tuesday regarding UFC heavyweight Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (pictured). First and foremost, the enormous 265-pounder was issued a therapeutic-use exemption for testosterone replacement therapy for this month’s epic war with Mark Hunt. Secondly, he still flunked his post-fight drug test for elevated levels of testosterone. MMAJunkie.com first reported...
Via 5thRound.com
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

With Hunt on shelf, Bigfoot ready to move past possible rematch

With Mark Hunt recovering from a broken hand, a rematch to 2013's most recent Fight of the Year nominee seems unlikely anytime soon. Hunt broke his left hand in two places during the fierce five-round battle with Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva at last weekend's UFC Fight Night event in Brisbane, Australia. As a result, according to UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani, Silva...
Via Fox Sports
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt & Antonio Silva Must Fight Again

Last Friday, UFC‘s latest trip to Australia was capped off by an epic heavyweight bout between Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva. Hunt and Silva engaged in a five-round non-title main-event that provided a rare example of the positive that can come from having a five-round non-title main-event. Please click here to read this story. The post Mark Hunt & Antonio Silva Must Fight...
Via Players View
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt and Bigfoot’s Bloody Legacy

Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images There is not a single MMA aficionado, fighter or journalist who thought UFC Fight Night 34 would produce the greatest heavyweight fight in history. That is exactly what happened when Mark Hunt and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva delivered a bloody epic that will become a legendary night where years from now, those that were fortunate enough to see...
Via In The Neutral Zone
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Mark Hunt Posts Photo of Broken Hand Following Epic Fight

On Friday night, Mark Hunt and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva took part in arguably the greatest heavyweight contest in UFC history as they fought for five thrilling rounds to the delight of the Aussie crowd. The two fought to a majority draw, a satisfying result considering the effort both put into the contest. Following the match, Hunt received x-rays at the hospital to find his hand...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 33 Results: Hunt and Bigfoot Fight to Majority Draw in ‘Fight of the Year’ Candidate

The UFC returned to Australia on Friday night for a fantastic fight card that culminated in arguably the greatest heavyweight fight in UFC history as Mark Hunt and Antonio Bigfoot Silva fought to a majority draw to the delight of the Aussie crowd. The card also featured a co-main event with Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua, who turned back the clock with a shocking KO in the opening minute...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC’s Silva vs Hunt Fight of The Year; Shogun Rua Monster KO (Videos)

Big Foot Silva and Mark Hunt put on what may be the fight of the year last night at UFC’s Fight Night 33. The two heavyweights stood toe-to-toe for three rounds exchanging thunderous blows. The fight ended in a draw because there were truly no losers after a fight like this one. Also Shogun Rua put forth an amazing performance in a fight that was a must win for him. He showed that...
Via BlackSportsOnline
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 33: Antonio Silva vs Mark Hunt Video Highlights

Last night at UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia with an epic main event featuring heavyweights Antonio Silva and Mark Hunt. The two heavyweights brawled for five rounds with the fight ending in a majority draw (48-47 Hunt, 47-47×2). In the video stream are highlights from the main event. Follow Between The Ropes on Facebook and Twitter. The post UFC Fight Night 33: Antonio Silva...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 33: Mark Hunt vs. Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva Official Scorecard (Pic)

Lost in the awesomeness of Saturday’s instant classic between Mark Hunt and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC Fight Night 33, which has some pundits proclaiming it was the best heavyweight scrap in MMA history, was the fact the shootout ended controversially. Should Silva have left Australia with a win? Did Hunt do enough to get his hand raised? How did the three judges sitting...
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December 07, 2013  |  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

Mark Hunt and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva Meet in Instant Classic at UFC Fight Night 33 (Video Highlight)

Their scrap was on free TV and received very little hoopla, but Mark Hunt (pictured) and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva put on arguably the best heavyweight fight in MMA history on Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 33. Although the bout resulted in a controversial (48-47, 47-47, 47-47) majority draw, nobody is really complaining about the verdict because everyone is still asking themselves...
Via 5thRound.com
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Hunt, Silva and Shogun Win Bonuses at UFC Fight Night 33

After a freebie night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Mark Hunt (pictured), Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Bigfoot.” Hunt and Silva put on one of the most exciting scraps of the year – if not ever – in tonight’s featured attraction...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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