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Weekend in Violence 3 Stars: Holm, Hunt & Joanna Champion deliver the violence in Melbourne

UFC 193 was a record breaking event for the world’s leading mixed martial arts promotion on multiple levels this past weekend in Melbourne. Below, we take a look at the three stars that shined the most violently. 1. Holly Holm Holly Holm dethroned the reigning, defending Queen of MMA and she did it with viciously sweet and calculated violence. This was no fluke victory. Holm executed...
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#UFC193: Mark Hunt Drops Bigfoot Silva For The First Round TKO

If you have not watched Mark Hunt before you have missed a guy that can throw some seriously heavy blows. Prior to Saturday night's fight with Bigfoot Silva six of his ten wins had come by KO or TKO via punches. After his fight against Silva you can make it seven of his 11 wins.When you can make a big man like Silva crumble like he does here you have to be throwing some seriously...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt clubs Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva by TKO in the first round

SAITAMA, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 20: Mark Hunt celebrates after his win over Roy Nelson in their heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside the Saitama Arena on September 20, 2014 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Mitch Viquez/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) Mitch Viquez/Zuffa LLCThe first fight was an instant classic, but Mark Hunt had no interest in another war as he...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt TKO’s Antonio Silva In First Round At UFC 193

Mark Hunt produced a definitive finish in his rematch with Antonio Silva tonight at UFC 193, with a right hand behind the ear delivering a first round TKO victory. Round One: Hunt lands an early leg kick. He’s taken the center of the Octagon for now. Silva with a low front kick attempt. Hunt targets […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mark Hunt got in best shape of career with AKA: Thailand training camp

In order to try and snap a two-fight losing streak, UFC heavyweight contender Mark Hunt took his training camp for Saturday's rematch against Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva to AKA: Thailand. The kickboxer has spent his camp preparing under the tutelage of retired UFC welterweight Mike Swick and others at the Southeast Asia MMA facility, with a focus on improving the big man's conditioning...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt details nightmarish childhood in new memoir

UFC heavyweight contender Mark Hunt's new memoir Born to Fight reveals and details what he says was a horribly abusive childhood. Journalist Stephen Lacey writes about that in a new feature on Hunt in New Zealand publication, Stuff. Hunt recalls being hog-tied before being whipped by an apple branch until the skin was ripped from his back. 'That meant no school for three weeks...
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September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Adelaide: Stipe Miocic Takes Down Mark Hunt In Five Rounds

It took 22 minutes and 47 seconds for Stipe Miocic to do it, but that’s no reflection on the performance of the No. 4 heavyweight contender, who dominated Mark Hunt from start to finish in their UFC Fight Night main event at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, Australia on Sunday, ultimately halting the gutsy knockout artist in the fifth round. The victory was the...
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 65 Weigh-In Results For Miocic vs. Hunt, Other Main Card Fights

The wait for UFC Fight Night 65 in Australia is almost over following Friday night’s weigh-in. The most anticipated fight leading up to this event is the heavyweight bout between Stipe Miocic and Mark Hunt. Both men weighed in at more than 240 pounds. Here are the official main card weigh-in results. Heavyweight: Stipe Miocic (243 pounds) vs. Mark Hunt (266 pounds)Middleweight...
May 08, 2015  |  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 the Pride...
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January 01, 2014  |  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...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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