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Yep Roy Nelson Broke His Hand On Big Nog’s Face

It was a very one sided fight this past Friday for Big Country as he took on MMA legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in the main event of UFC Abu Dhabi.  Nelson did not come away damage free however as he has an obvious broken hand from landing one of his very powerful rights.  Roy will need some time to recover and when he comes back it will be a travesty if him and Mark Hunt don’t...
Via Tito Couture
1 day ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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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7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Hybrid Does Some Beach Gymnastics

Heavyweight stud Brendan Schaub takes advantage of his residence in Southern California and gets a little gymnastics workout in on the beach. Schaub has not been booked for his next fight yet but it looks like Mark Hunt will be the next man standing across from him in the cage. Good fight for Schaub as he will have a serious grappling advantage if that bout takes place.  Watch all...
Via Tito Couture
10 days ago  |  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...
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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...
Via 5thRound.com
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Bigfoot Silva And Mark Hunt Are Awesome!

It is difficult to put into words how great the fight was between these two warriors. Both men dished out and absorbed huge shots while continuing to push forward for 25 straight minutes. Actually very happy the fight ended in a draw! Thank you to both men for the war they went through last night. Does anybody even want to see a rematch or can we let these two rest in the history...
Via Tito Couture
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...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt And Antonio Silva Headline UFC Fight Night 33 Bonuses At $50,000 Each

Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva tonight put on one of the greatest heavyweight fights in the history of the UFC. The colossal heavyweights were rewarded with “Fight of the Night” honors as announced a few moments ago by UFC officials. Other honors went to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua for “Knockout of the Night” and no submission of the night honors as no submissions took place on...
Via Between The Ropes
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

Big Foot Silva gives Mark Hunt a kiss after epic fight

Big Foot Silva and Mark Hunt fought to a majority draw on UFC Fight Night in Australia in what will go down as one of the most memorable heavyweight fights of all time. The two traded shots all night yet they somehow made it through all five rounds. That was a major shock — based […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Dana White Awards Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva and Mark Hunt Win Bonuses After Thriller

After their instant classic on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 33, it was a given Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (pictured) and Mark Hunt would score an extra $50,000 apiece for “Fight of the Night” honors. However, UFC president Dana White took the financial incentives a step further by awarding each heavyweight their win bonuses despite the fact their scrap resulted in a majority...
Via 5thRound.com
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Bigfoot Silva and Mark Hunt put on one of the great heavyweight battles

  We just witnessed something so special I’m at a loss for words. Seriously, I don’t know what’s going on. I’m in a daze. I’m dizzy. I feel lost, like I don’t know what to do with myself. I feel like I just did a pile of drugs and I’m on the worst comedown ever. My pits are sweating like thirty minutes later. We just saw one of the greatest fights ever. I don’t even...
Via Fight Hub TV
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Bigfoot’ Live Post-Fight Press Conference Video

Now that “UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Bigfoot” is officially in the books, make sure to stream tonight’s post-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com. The presser is scheduled to start at approximately 12:30AM ET/9:30PM PT. Mark Hunt, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (pictured), James Te Huna and the card’s other featured fighters who won’t...
Via 5thRound.com
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Bigfoot’ Complete Betting Odds

Despite the lack of interest surrounding today’s “UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Bigfoot” event, you can’t complain too much about Octagon action when it’s live and free. If you would like to make the fights a little more interesting, we know just the trick. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Mark Hunt meet in the show’s featured contest, but perhaps the most compelling bout...
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December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

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