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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...


Mar 5, 2017 11:46 am

After KO of Mark Hunt, Alistair Overeem picks his ideal next opponents

Last night, in the first bout of the UFC 209 main card, former Strikeforce, Dream and K-1 champ Alistair Overeem separated himself from a failed UFC heavyweight title shot against Stipe Miocic by dominating Mark Hunt to a crushing, third-round knockout. He earned this knockout with a beautifully timed knee and several followup punches. “I...

Mar 5, 2017 9:48 am

Mark Hunt releases statement on UFC 209 loss, injury

Last night, in the first bout of the UFC 209 main card, heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt stepped into the Octagon for the first time since July against a fellow Pride veteran in Alistair Overeem. Though Hunt was not without his moments in this anticipated battle, he ultimately came up short, as he was clocked by an...

Mar 5, 2017 7:00 am

The MMA community reacts to Alistair Overeem’s crushing KO of Mark Hunt

Last night, the UFC touched down in glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada with the stacked UFC 209. This action-packed card was crammed to the edges with exciting moments. Perhaps the most exciting moment of the entire card, however, occurred in the first fight of the pay-per-view, when former Strikeforce, Dream and K-1 heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem...

Mar 4, 2017 7:33 pm

UFC 209 Results: Alistair Overeem KO’s Mark Hunt (Highlights)

A key heavyweight bout between former title challengers Alistair Overeem and Mark Hunt took place on tonight’s UFC 209 main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Hunt lands a massive leg kick to start. He presses forward and misses with a left hand but connects with another leg kick. Overeem returns fire with...

Mar 3, 2017 10:37 am

Alistair Overeem responds to Mark Hunt’s ‘cheater’ comments

Ahead of UFC 209 this weekend, fan favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt has been very open about the fact that if Alistair Overeem fails a drug test, he plans to sue him personally. Recently, at the UFC 209 Media Day earlier this week, Hunt made a comment as Overeem walked past him that he was a...

Mar 3, 2017 9:07 am

Mark Hunt: “Cheater” Alistair Overem is ‘like the rest of these guys’

Heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt has been one of the most vocal advocates for a cleaner sport. Following Hunt’s UFC 200 loss to Brock Lesnar, which was overturned to a no contest after Lesnar failed a pair of drug tests, Hunt went on to call for the UFC to put a provision in contracts protecting fighters...

Mar 3, 2017 8:01 am

Mark Hunt continues verbal onslaught of Brock Lesnar

It has now been nearly eight months since former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt stepped into the Octagon together at UFC 200. In that fight, Lesnar was awarded a unanimous decision win after using his wrestling to take Hunt down repeatedly throughout the course of the three round scrap. Ultimately...

Mar 2, 2017 8:44 pm

Mark Hunt on UFC 209 fight: “I was forced to be here”

This Saturday, fan favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt will step into the Octagon in hopes of returning to the win column after his controversial UFC 200 loss to Brock Lesnar. Ahead of that fight, Lesnar was granted an exemption from the first three months of random USADA testing. This raised quite a few questions leading up...

Mar 1, 2017 10:28 am

UFC files to have Mark Hunt’s lawsuit thrown out in court

The UFC is looking to have Mark Hunt’s lawsuit against the company and UFC President Dana White thrown out in court. Following the announcement of Brock Lesnar’s failed USADA drug test, Hunt made it known that he wanted to be compensated for fighting another cheating opponent in his UFC career. Hunt first asked for half...

Feb 24, 2017 10:17 am

Derrick Lewis explains Mark Hunt callout

This past weekend, streaking heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis picked up arguably the biggest win of his professional career when he defeated Travis Browne via 2nd round TKO after weathering an early storm from ‘Hapa’. In the wake of the fight, Lewis has been looking for a fight with heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt, who is currently...

Jan 25, 2017 9:21 am

Mark Hunt forced to call police after social media user threatens his kids

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt is currently gearing up for his UFC 209 rematch with Alistair Overeem on March 4th in Paradise, Nevada, however he has had to take some time to contact police after threats were made against his kids on social media. Mark Hunt called the user out in a social media post: https://www.facebook.com/therealmarkhunt/photos/a.562722910439410.1073741828.281586808553023/1391220504256309/?type=3&theater...

Jan 21, 2017 10:31 am

Mark Hunt: I didn’t know Brock Lesnar was using PEDs before UFC 200

Leading up to UFC 200, where former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar made his highly anticipated return to the Octagon after 5 years away from the Octagon, there was quite a bit of controversy regarding Lesnar’s USADA exemption that saw him evade the first several months of random USADA drug testing leading up to the...

Jan 20, 2017 10:32 am

Don Frye blasts Mark Hunt for steroid lawsuit: you know what you signed up for

In July of 2016, Mark Hunt was tasked with welcoming former UFC heavyweight champion and long time pro wrestling star Brock Lesnar back to the Octagon. Though many expected Hunt to level his returning foe, he was ultimately outwrestled for three, gruelling rounds, giving up a unanimous decision as a result. In the days after...

Jan 17, 2017 10:26 am

Mark Hunt: UFC “forced” me to take fight with Alistair Overeem

Fan favorite UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt’s recent spat with the UFC brass over the past 6 months has certainly been a public one. After Hunt’s UFC 200 scrap with Brock Lesnar, Hunt was extremely critical of the promotion for allowing Lesnar to fight despite being granted an exemption from the first several months of random...

Jan 11, 2017 2:04 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 15 // Juan Archuleta | Ray Borg | Mark Hunt & Christina Denning

BJPENN.COM Radio is back tonight at 8:30PM ET/5:30PM PT with Juan Archuleta and Ray Borg! 8:15PM ET- Kicking off tonights show we are joined by Jaun “The Spaniard” Archuleta @jarch141 . Juan is is making waves as an up-and-comer who is clearly UFC bound. A champion of three weight classes in King Of The Cage,...

Jan 11, 2017 5:59 am

Mark Hunt files civil suit against UFC, Dana White and Brock Lesnar

Last July, on the main card of UFC 200, Mark Hunt was given the tough job of welcoming Brock Lesnar back to the Octagon. In the end, Hunt was unable to thwart the former heavyweight champion’s long-discussed comeback plans, instead coming up short on the judges’ scorecards after being out-wrestled for three rounds. In the...

Jan 5, 2017 9:43 am

Mark Hunt plans to sue Alistair Overeem personally if he fails drug test

Last month, the UFC announced a thrilling heavyweight matchup between former UFC heavyweight title challenger Alistair Overeem and heavyweight MMA legend Mark Hunt for UFC 209 on March 4th. While the MMA community was quick to express their excitement over the matchup, Hunt was quick to shut down the reports as he explained that the...

Dec 23, 2016 9:48 am

Not so fast! Mark Hunt maintains fight with Overeem is not official

Over the course of this week, reports have continued to surface that fan favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt will be fighting MMA veteran Alistair Overeem at UFC 209. Despite that, Hunt has continued to maintain that he will not be fighting until the UFC agrees to put a clause in his contract protecting him from fighting...

Dec 22, 2016 9:42 am

UFC officially announces Alistair Overeem vs. Mark Hunt

It looks like Alistair Overeem vs. Mark Hunt is a done deal as the UFC has announced the bout on their UFC 209 website. The heavyweight bout is the first fight to be announced by the promotion for the UFC 209 event taking place on March 4 in Las Vegas, Nevada. It will be a...

Dec 20, 2016 6:35 pm

BREAKING! Mark Hunt set to return at UFC 209 in March

Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Mark Hunt will return to the octagon this March when he squares off with former Strikeforce Heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem at UFC 209 in Las Vegas. Mark Hunt was last seen in action at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event where he suffered a unanimous decision loss to former UFC heavyweight...

Dec 17, 2016 7:59 am

Mark Hunt reacts to Brock Lesnar’s one year suspension

Earlier this week, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar received his punishment from the Nevada State Athletic Commission for his pair of failed drug tests surrounding his UFC 200 fight with Mark Hunt back in July. After it was announced in June that Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon to fight Hunt at UFC...

Nov 3, 2016 5:28 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Mark Hunt to file a lawsuit against the UFC and Brock Lesnar

It is no secret that Mark Hunt is livid with the UFC and Brock Lesnar. USADA notified the UFC that Lesnar was flagged for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation after he fought Hunt at UFC 200 in July. Lesnar tested positive for the banned substance clomiphene, which is an estrogen blocker often used to counterbalance...

Nov 3, 2016 9:55 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mark Hunt reveals he has turned down 2 fights since UFC 200

Heavyweight MMA veteran Mark Hunt has remained adamant that following his UFC 200 loss to Brock Lesnar, who failed both a random out-of-competition drug test before the fight, as well as a fight night drug test, he will not step into the Octagon until the UFC remedies the situation. While Hunt initially requested 50% of...

Nov 3, 2016 9:36 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mark Hunt: “Enough’s enough, I want an even playing field”

Going into UFC 200 back in July, fan favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt was very open about the fact that he believed there was a possibility his opponent, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, could be going into the fight on PEDs. When the UFC announced that Lesnar and Hunt would be fighting at UFC 200...