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Monday 05.20.2013 5:54pm ET | View Full Article
Mark Hunt Fuel TV 8 HighlightsMark Hunt earned his shot at ex-UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos by demolishing Stefan Struve at UFC on Fuel TV 8. Watch the full fight video.
Monday 05.20.2013 1:55pm ET | View Full Article
UFC commentators Kenny Florian and Joe Rogan preview the two heavyweight bouts atop the UFC 160 fight card: Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva and Junior dos Santos vs. Mark Hunt.
Monday 05.20.2013 9:04am ET | View Full Article
Event: UFC 160: "Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2"Date: Sat., May 25, 2013, at 10 p.m. ET on pay-per-viewLocation: MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada
265 lbs.: UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio Silva
Pay-per-view main card (10 p.m. ET):
265 lbs.: Junior dos Santos vs. Mark Hunt205 lbs.: James Te Huna vs. Glover Teixeira155 lbs.: T.J. Grant vs. Gray Maynard155 lbs...
Monday 05.20.2013 8:50am ET | View Full Article
("Do I *look* like I want to try on some slim-fit jeans today, you son of a bitch?!?" / Photo via FightDay)
After being hassled by The Man for two weeks due to a decade-old arrest, UFC heavyweight slugger Mark Hunt has successfully obtained his visa to travel to the United States for UFC 160 on May 25th, and will be departing from New Zealand sometime today. The UFC confirmed the news yesterda...
Monday 05.20.2013 1:15am ET | View Full Article
Sunday 05.19.2013 9:54pm ET | View Full Article
Mark Hunt will be fighting Junior dos Santos next Saturday night.
The heavyweight fighter will "likely" fly out tonight after getting his visa, the UFC confirmed to MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani.Hunt's travel nightmare began around two weeks ago when he was stopped twice going to the airport because of a 2002 arrest. The UFC was even targeting Roy Nelson as a possible replacement if Hunt wouldn't...
Sunday 05.19.2013 8:15pm ET | View Full Article
Sunday 05.19.2013 7:00pm ET | View Full Article
Antonio Silva's massive upset win over Alistair Overeem a few months ago significantly changed the landscape of the heavyweight division. UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez now fights Bigfoot in a rematch of their one-sided slaughter last May. Overeem was due to face Junior Dos Santos at UFC 160, but an injury to Overeem means that Mark Hunt is within touching distance of a title shot....
Sunday 05.19.2013 6:30pm ET | View Full Article
Crisis averted. Time Crisis not averted. That game was badass. It made a generation of kids believe that in order to evade bullets you only needed to slam your foot on a pedal. Any pedal. It's impractical because cities don't have pedals sporadically spread throughout the streets. If they did, hospitals would be filled with idiots that get injured from tripping over them. Entire websites would ...
Sunday 05.19.2013 6:04pm ET | View Full Article
With one short tweet, Mark Hunt appears to have alleviated the concerns of UFC brass and fans alike.
Sunday 05.19.2013 5:00pm ET | View Full Article
Mark Hunt's short national nightmare apparently is over. The heavyweight, slated for the co-main event this Saturday at UFC 160 in Las Vegas, had been stuck in Australia due to a visa issue – but now has the problem cleared up.
Sunday 05.19.2013 4:56pm ET | View Full Article
It came down to the absolute last minute, but it seems Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Mark Hunt has finally been granted a work visa and will fight Junior dos Santos at UFC 160 on Saturday night (May 25, 2013).
On what was reportedly the final day for Hunt to get his visa and make his way to the United States, "The Super Samoan" has come through just six days before the event a...
Sunday 05.19.2013 4:48pm ET | View Full Article
It's been widely published that Mark Hunt has been struggling to enter the U.S. to get to Nevada for his upcoming fight against former Heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos at UFC 160. A 2002 arrest lead to the United States denying Hunt his work visa for his upcoming fight. Throughout the difficult both Hunt and the UFC remained calm about the situation saying that it was only a matter of time ...
Saturday 05.18.2013 7:45pm ET | View Full Article
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight Mark Hunt is still in New Zealand, unable to clear United States Customs and board a plane bound for Las Vegas, Nevada, to fight Junior dos Santos next weekend in the co-main event of UFC 160, which takes place at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
"Super Samoan" has attempted numerous times and has been frustratingly turned back because of an old arrest tha...
Friday 05.17.2013 6:36pm ET | View Full Article
Dallas Winston and Zombie Prophet of Bloody Elbow present a round up of the best MMA and UFC videos on YouTube. Today's list features: Fabricio Werdum talks TUF Brazil 2 and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira with MMA Prime TV, Uncle Creepy breaks down Junior dos Santos vs. Mark Hunt, UFC on FX 8 open workouts with Vitor Belfort, Luke Rockhold, Chris Camozzi and Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza, "Ultimate Fail Compe...
Friday 05.17.2013 5:38pm ET | View Full Article
Mark Hunt may not have his visa yet, but the Nevada State Athletic Commission granted him a license to fight Junior dos Santos at UFC 160 next weekend.
Hunt, who is still stuck in New Zealand awaiting a visa to fly to Las Vegas, told the commission on Friday that he is hopeful his visa will come soon."I'm still waiting." he said. "I think I should be getting one on Monday. Hopefully Monday...
Friday 05.17.2013 9:08am ET | View Full Article
Welcome, Maniacs, to the forty-fourth edition of "This Week in MMAmania.com." MMAmania is a gigantic and glorious place and we pump out a ridiculous amount of content. If you don't refresh this site every 60 minutes, you might just miss something amazing.
Have no fears, that's what this weekly article is all about! We'll recap the best of all things MMAmania, whether it be a great comment, a Fan...
Thursday 05.16.2013 9:03pm ET | View Full Article
He's done it before, and he's confident he can do it again.
Junior dos Santos was able to hand current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez his first career loss two years ago, knocking him out on prime time television at the inaugural UFC on FOX 1 event in Anaheim, California, ending his reign before it ever began with one well-placed punch to the dome.
Wednesday 05.15.2013 4:24pm ET | View Full Article
The UFC has asked Roy Nelson to fight Junior dos Santos at UFC 160 if Mark Hunt is unable to get his visa issues worked out.
Wednesday 05.15.2013 4:00pm ET | View Full Article
(This shit again? Oh, yes. This shit again. / Photo via Getty Images)
Twitter rallies, brutal victories and even celebrity endorsements could not get Mark Hunt what he deserved — a clear path to the UFC heavyweight title. When Hunt was booked for UFC 160 against former champion Junior Dos Santos, however, it looked like the New Zealander's violent campaign had finally paid off.
Dana White sai...