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Sep 14, 2017 5:55 am

Mark Hunt is fine with dying as a fighter, but he’s got some conditions

Fighting is a perilous game. Time and time again, we’ve seen premier combat sports athletes decline into physical and mental disrepair, oftentimes until they exist as little more than stuttering stacks of bones, entirely unrecognizable from the seemingly unstoppable behemoths they once were. In a poignant piece written on Wednesday for Players Voice, UFC heavyweight...

Aug 23, 2017 5:12 am

Anti-PED heavyweight Mark Hunt blasts Jon Jones for latest failed drug test

Last night, we learned that Jon Jones had failed a drug test in the buildup to his UFC 214 fight with Daniel Cormier – a fight he won by third-round knockout, which earned him the UFC light heavyweight title. Unsurprisingly, this disappointing news generated grave reactions from many of the game’s top fighters, and from...

Aug 19, 2017 9:06 am

Mark Hunt Trashes ‘Chicken Sh-t’ Fabricio Werdum

Mark Hunt only has three modes: chill, no chill, and absolute destruction. Luckily, his last opponent Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis, didn’t pop for any drugs. Before that, his last four opponents in a row have been fighters who violated the UFC’s anti-doping policies, so it’s easy to understand why Hunt has been more no...

Aug 14, 2017 9:02 am

Mark Hunt bashes Fabricio Werdum for turning down fight

Over the weekend, Lowking.pl reported that the UFC’s November 19 return to Sydney, Australia, would be headlined by a heavyweight showdown between Mark Hunt and Marcin Tybura. This report was later confirmed by MMAJunkie.com, and now, it’s been officially announced by the UFC. #UFCSydney: @markhunt1974 vs @MarcinTybura Sunday, Nov 19 | @qudosbankarena 🎫 👉 https://t.co/T3qpToug8G pic.twitter.com/iaTU5w4x2A — UFC...

Aug 13, 2017 9:11 am

Mark Hunt returns in UFC Sydney main event

On November 19, the UFC will return to sun-soaked Sydney, Australia with UFC Fight Night 121. In the main event, former UFC interim heavyweight title challenger and bona fide MMA legend Mark Hunt will return to action. His opponent will be dangerous Polish prospect Marcin Tybura. This bout was first reported by Lowking.pl, and later confirmed...

Aug 11, 2017 10:11 am

Mark Hunt Bashes ‘Biggest Cheaters in the World’ Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar

It is no secret that “The Super Samoan” Mark Hunt is not a fan of current WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar. The former heavyweight title challenger has ripped “The Beast” for pretty months following their fight in July of 2016. Hunt was defeated by the former UFC heavyweight champion at UFC 200 via unanimous decision. However, that...

Aug 1, 2017 5:57 am

Alexey Oleynik calls out Mark Hunt, Hunt shuts him down and calls out another opponent

On July 8, on the undercard of the anticipated UFC 213, Russian-Ukrainian heavyweight Alexey Oleynik built on the momentum of his dazzling, Ezekiel choke defeat of Viktor Pesta with a slick rear-naked choke defeat of former contender Travis Browne. With this impressive win, Oleynik set himself up for more big opportunities inside the heavyweight top-10,...

Jul 4, 2017 10:19 am

Alistair Overeem fires back at Mark Hunt: “how old are we?”

Earlier this year, on the main card of UFC 209, Alistair Overeem knocked out a fellow veteran striker in Mark Hunt. With this win, Overeem moved to 2-0 over Hunt, having tapped him out back in 2008 under the DREAM banner. Since then, Hunt has had plenty to say about Overeem, calling him a cheater...

Jun 12, 2017 6:43 am

UFC Auckland salary report: Mark Hunt made bank with defeat of Derrick Lewis

Over the weekend, the UFC touched down in Auckland, New Zealand with an exciting, 11-fight card (one fight was cancelled at the last minute). This card was headlined by a heavyweight showdown between Kiwi MMA legend Mark Hunt, and streaking heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis. Hunt won this fight with a fourth-round TKO. The co-main event,...

Jun 11, 2017 3:40 pm

After defeat of Derrick Lewis, Mark Hunt wants to avenge two previous losses

On Saturday night, in the main event of the 11-fight UFC Auckland card, 43-year-old heavyweight legend Mark Hunt stepped into the cage with the much younger Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis. Though Lewis was not without his moments in this fight, Hunt was able to turn back the clock, punishing his exhausted foe to an...

Jun 11, 2017 7:15 am

Athlete outfitting pay for UFC Auckland: Mark Hunt gets $10K

Last night, the UFC touched down in the country of New Zealand for a second time with the exciting UFC Auckland card. In this card’s main event, we saw Kiwi MMA legend Mark Hunt collide with surging American heavyweight contender Derek Lewis. Hunt would win this fight by punishing an exhausted Lewis to a fourth-round...

Jun 11, 2017 6:44 am

Derrick Lewis says that Mark Hunt bout is “probably my last fight”

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to New Zealand, streaking heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis lumbered onto the canvas with a titan of the division in MMA legend Mark Hunt. Though Lewis was able to land some big punches in the second frame, this fight was almost all Hunt, who battered...

Jun 11, 2017 6:30 am

Pros react to Mark Hunt’s TKO defeat of Derrick Lewis, Lewis’ possible retirement

Last night, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 110, streaking heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis stepped into the cage with a verifiable MMA legend in Mark Hunt. Lewis’ goal was to extend his win-streak to a division-best seven-straight, and just maybe, earn himself the next crack at UFC heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic. Regrettably for...

Jun 11, 2017 6:14 am

Travis Browne roasts Derrick Lewis after his loss to Mark Hunt, challenges him to rematch

Last night, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 110, streaking American heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis stepped onto the canvas with a bona fide MMA legend in Mark Hunt. Lewis’ goal was to extend his win-streak to a division-best seven-straight, and just maybe, earn himself the next crack at the UFC heavyweight title. Regrettably...

Jun 10, 2017 10:39 am

Mark Hunt not planning retirement just yet

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt has remained one of the most destructive heavyweights on the UFC roster despite being 43-years old. Ranked #7 on the UFC’s official rankings, Hunt is currently gearing up for his ‘UFC Fight Night: New Zealand’ scrap with #6 ranked heavyweight Derrick Lewis tonight. Ahead of the fight, many question when Hunt...

Jun 6, 2017 8:48 am

Mark Hunt blasts “cheater” Alistair Overeem

Earlier this year, on the main card of UFC 209, heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt stepped into the cage with Alistair Overeem. Unfortunately for Hunt and his fans, this fight did not go according to plan. Instead, Overeem put Hunt away with knees in the third round. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, Hunt expressed...

May 16, 2017 8:22 am

Derrick Lewis is planning for a quick finish against Mark Hunt

On June 12, the UFC will return to beautiful New Zealand with an exciting looking card. This card will be topped by a big main event, as MMA legend Mark Hunt collides with streaking heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis. Hunt, of course, is a hometown hero in New Zealand and Australia. Lewis, then, will represent the visiting team,...

Apr 28, 2017 11:01 am

Mark Hunt a bit disturbed by his action figure with man boobs and penis on display

Mark Hunt has been a notable figure in the world of combat sports for a quite some time. With his many fights in K-1 Kickboxing championships and PRIDE in Japan, “The Super Samoan” has a big Japanese fan base. As a combat sports figure, there are lots of merchandise opportunities that companies seek and there...

Mar 30, 2017 8:13 am

PHOTO | UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt gets massive chest tattoo

When Mark Hunt next steps into the Octagon, he’s going to look a little different than we’re used to. The fan favorite UFC heavyweight has plastered his chest with a massive – and may we say beautifully done – tattoo. This tattoo, which was done by Chris Mata’afa of Monarch Tattoo Studio in Australia, depicts a...

Mar 20, 2017 8:43 am

Derrick Lewis vs. Mark Hunt bout targeted as UFC Fight Night 110 headliner

Shortly after his come from behind, knockout defeat of Travis Browne, streaking heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis made a bold callout of brick-fisted heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt. It sounds as though he will get his wish. According to a report from MMAJunkie.com, a Lewis vs. Hunt bout is being targeted as the headliner for the UFC’s...

Mar 5, 2017 2:26 pm

Mark Hunt and Alistair Overeem made bank at UFC 209

Former UFC heavyweight title challengers Alistair Overeem and Mark Hunt both made bank after throwing down on the main card of last night’s UFC 209 event in Las Vegas. According to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, “The Reem” and “The Super Samoan” each received a purse of $750,000 for their efforts last night. Disclosed UFC 209 fight...

Mar 5, 2017 12:58 pm

Alistair Overeem had to receive an IV prior to UFC 209 fight with Mark Hunt

Former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem had to receive an IV prior to his UFC 209 showdown with fellow knockout artist Mark Hunt. “The Reem” was able to score a devastating third-round knockout victory over “The Super Samoan” on last night’s main card in Las Vegas. However, according to UFC president Dana White fans were...