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  1. No Cain Velasquez at UFC 180 means more fancy footworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 |

    ... with its rich history in combat sports, just became a neutral site for an interim title between New Zealander Mark Hunt and the Brazilian Werdum. As great as Hunt-Werdum is -- and it is a damn good substitute, especially with that placeholder gold ...


  2. Mark Hunt 'tries to knock you out all the time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 |

    Mark Hunt's knockout power has been acknowledged, but opponent Fabrico Werdum believes the New Zealand fighter has a weakness on the ground as they eye a UFC interim heavyweight title fight in Mexico City next month. With champion Cain Velasquez ruled out of his title defence with a knee injury, Werdum now faces a double mission to claim the crown with Kiwi star Hunt rushed in for what is essentially an eliminator fight on November 15. "I watch Mark Hunt fight for a long time, since his K-1 days.


  3. UFC 180 Free Fight: Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson Full VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | BloodyElbow

    As Cain Velasquez dropped off his UFC 180 title defense against Fabricio Werdum due to a knee injury, Mark Hunt was tapped to step in on short notice to face off for the interim heavyweight title. To promote the change in match up, Zuffa has released Hunt's last bout, a highly impressive walk-off knockout win against Roy Nelson back when they faced off in Japan.


  4. Relive Mark Hunt's Glorious Knockout of Roy NelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | BloodyElbow

    I know, Cain Velasquez blowing his knee out sucks. But on the plus side, we get Mark Hunt in a title fight without even needing a hashtag campaign to do so.


  5. Werdum 'Really Disappointed' in Velasquez Injury, Still Focused on UFC TitleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Sherdog

    ... from his training camp in Jiquipilco, Mexico, "Vai Cavalo" explained how he was notified that he will instead meet Mark Hunt for the UFC interim heavyweight belt on Nov. 15 in Mexico City. "I trained in the morning and was resting after lunch when ...


  6. How's Taste My Tweet Tweet? Best Hair in MMA, Fashion, and Twitter BeefRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | BloodyElbow

    ... of military service "Never thought I would write a book about my life,but dam I'm actually excited about it." -Mark Hunt "Guys I'm trying to help mayhem,but I'm not near him,and he's not responding to my messages. All I can do now is help him after ...


  7. Rampage Jackson: Dana White Lied About UFC EarningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... severely limits the opportunities for fighters to draw from any outside resources. Current heavyweight contender Mark Hunt recently tweeted that UFC champions were the only fighters making big money. He deemed the rest of the roster payouts as ...


  8. 5 UFC Fighters Gaining in PopularityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... a certain level of appeal and interest that most others fighters fail to meet. That's exactly what heavy-hitting Mark Hunt has done in a UFC division jam-packed with more athletically inclined specimens and vastly well-rounded contenders. His ...


  9. Confident Hunt claims he'll be heavyweight champRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 |

    CONFIDENT: Kiwi UFC star Mark Hunt says he isn't scared of any possible opponent and believes he will win the heavyweight title. New Zealand UFC star Mark Hunt says his power and experience means no opponent intimidates him and believes he's a better fighter now than when he won the world kickboxing title in 2001.


  10. Mark Hunt rises in UFC world rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 |

    Hunt went from six to five on the list following his huge knockout victory over American Roy Nelson in Japan late last month, and has now risen another place in the latest rankings update, swapping places with American Stipe Miocic. Miocic, who has fashioned an impressive 12-1 record, has not fought since April, but a date with No 2 ranked Junior Dos Santos in December that will not only affect the rankings, but also sort out a challengers order to take on champion Cain Valasquez of the US. 1 comment

  11. MMA Retrospective: Examining the Career of 'The Axe Murderer' Wanderlei SilvaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... longevity. In short, they do not create true courage. To fight heavyweights like Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic and Mark Hunt - when you are a middleweight in the Pride ring, where kicks, stomps and knees to the head of a downed opponent are legal - ...


  12. At 38 years old, heavyweight Sean McCorkle calls it a careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 |

    ... year." McCorkle is best known for his short stint in the UFC in late-2010/early-2011. In his UFC debut he upset Mark Hunt at UFC 119 in Indianapolis. The win, coupled with his boisterous personality on social media, prompted the UFC to book him in a ...


  13. Mark Hunt: 'UFC Fighters Get Paid Average Unless You Are The Champ'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | BleacherReport

    Mark Hunt's "average" payouts from the UFC have landed him at No. 17 on the top 20 list of highest-paid athletes in New Zealand.


  14. New Zealand Herald claims Mark Hunt is rich, but 'average' UFC heavyweight insists no, he's notRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | MMA Mania

    Hunt recently signed a new six-fight deal with UFC worth about US$350,000 per fight, win, lose or draw. Given the brutal nature of the sport, Hunt only fights twice a year bringing his annual income to about $890,000.


  15. Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier: Actual Full Fight Video HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Cage Potato

    Remember last week when we went apeshit over MMA sites purporting to have full-fight video highlights but not actually delivering? In case you don't remember, loads of sites posted "full fight video highlights" of the fight between Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson. The only problem was the highlights were missing the most important part: The knockout.


  16. UFC 178 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Yoel RomeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... we end up seeing Romero face next, then? Find out right here! Last week, I discussed the awkward situation that Mark Hunt finds himself in from a matchmaking perspective. Romero, unfortunately, is in the same spot. Set to jump up a few places in the ...


  17. Who is the Super Samoan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 |

    MARK Hunt might just be the world's heaviest puncher. But what do you know about his real-life Cinderella Man story? IRISHMAN Conor McGregor has romped to a brutal first-round victory in his UFC bout with American Dustin Poirier in Las Vegas.


  18. Kiwi heavyweight Mark Hunt-ing for UFC titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 |

    EYEING THE PRIZE: Mark Hunt wants to fight American Josh Barnett, possibly in Sydney, to help his UFC heavyweight title chances. Mark Hunt has called out American Josh Barnett as he eyes a way forward in the UFC's heavyweight division.


  19. Jury KO's Gomi in 92 seconds, puts UFC on high-alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 |

    ... fight with Ronda Rousey and Johnny "Hollywood" Case won his UFC debut, picking up a $50,000 bonus in the process. Mark Hunt and Roy "Big Country" Nelson headlined a colossal battle between two men who can throw fists with the best of them. Hunt ...


  20. Hunt jumps gun in challenge to Josh BarnettRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Northern Territory News

    Heavy hitter Mark Hunt has jumped in the rankings while Demetrious Johnson tops arguably the best card of the year this weekend. MARK Hunt admits he may have made a mistake calling out Josh Barnett for a Sydney fight - with the American slugger this week dropping below him in the official UFC heavyweight rankings.