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  1. UFC Fighter Mark Hunt Shares Heartbreaking Details of Abuse-Filled ChildhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Rant MMA

    Longtime fan favorite Mark Hunt has released a new memoir titled 'Born To Fight,' in which the UFC heavyweight depicts a horrific childhood under his abusive father, who would allegedly not only brutally beat he and other family members, but also sexually assault his sister. Dad would beat us for any little thing, and with any implement.


  2. Fabricio Werdum vs. Cain Velasquez II: Potential Date, Location and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | BleacherReport

    ... clubs. The Brazilian beat Velasquez for the title at UFC 188 in Mexico City, having won the interim title against Mark Hunt in 2014. While most expected Werdum to move on to other heavyweight contenders, the controversial nature of the win lends ...


  3. Josh Barnett Open to Right Matchup, But Acting Career Could Prevent UFC ReturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Sherdog

    ... was a memorable return to Japan for Barnett, who faced the likes of Mirko Filipovic , Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Mark Hunt during Pride Fighting Championships' heyday.


  4. UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt reveals childhood of horrific abuse, torture in new book 'Born to Fight'Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 30 | MMA Mania

    Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight Mark Hunt has often stated that fighting saved his life . But after taking a peek at a few excerpts from his new memoir, "Born to Fight," it seems "Super Samoan" was fighting since he was a little kid.


  5. Mark Hunt opens up on childhood trauma, abuse and rapeRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 30 | BloodyElbow

    UFC heavyweight fan favourite Mark Hunt reveals the shocking childhood he was forced to endure in the urban area of South Auckland, New Zealand. Given the soft-spoken, humble nature of heavyweight legend Mark Hunt, it's difficult to believe "The Super Samoan" had ever endured such a traumatic childhood.


  6. UFC Fighter Rankings: Uriah Hall in top 10, but still below Gegard MousasiRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 29 | BloodyElbow

    ... so that's good. Heavyweight - UFC Japan winner Josh Barnett moved up two spots to six, bumping Ben Rothwell and Mark Hunt to seven and eight respectively. The man Barnett beat, Roy Nelson , fell one spot to 12 with Antonio Silva taking over the 11 ...


  7. Born into 'something heinous and sinful'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 |

    ... he's still carrying injuries, but has declared himself a certain starter for Sunday's grand final. AUSSIE UFC star Mark Hunt reveals the dark origins which shaped him into one of the world's greatest fighters. WARNING: Graphic content THE possible ...


  8. Miocic believes he was 'not popular enough' for a UFC title shotRead the original story

    Monday Sep 28 | BloodyElbow

    ... those fighters awaiting his opportunity. Some expected him to earn the title shot following a TKO victory against Mark Hunt given that he had compiled a 7-2 record inside the Octagon. However, Miocic believes he knows the reason why he was passed ...


  9. Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson Let It All Hang out in Japan - For Better and WorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 27 | BleacherReport

    ... - isn't going to be irrelevant anytime soon. No matter what happens, future fights against fellow veterans such as Mark Hunt, Andrei Arlovski and even Alistair Overeem will likely always be there for him.


  10. Josh Barnett Remains A Heavyweight Force With Impressive UFC Fight Night 75 Victory Over Roy NelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 27 | Rant MMA

    ... and should be in line for some intriguing future clashes. The prospects of Barnett facing the winner of the Mark Hunt-Antonio Silva UFC 193 rematch or fellow former titlist Andrei Arlovski would be intriguing possibilities. The catch wrestling ace ...


  11. For Uriah Hall, Saitama was a destination and an arrivalRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 27 |

    ... necessarily faze an unsmiling emoticon like Mousasi, who'd seen everyone from Melvin Manhoef (in his prime) to Mark Hunt standing in front of him. The "Dreamcatcher" was a 5-to-1 favorite to beat Hall. And in the first round, that's what he did. He ...


  12. Barnett Praises Nelson After 5-Round Battle, Says 'People Get Hung Up on Wins and Losses'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 27 | Sherdog

    ... However, those setbacks have all come against the cream of the heavyweight division: Barnett, Alistair Overeem , Mark Hunt , Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic . Barnett, who rebounded from a first-round technical knockout loss to Travis Browne at UFC ...


  13. Kiwi UFC fighter Dan 'The Hangman' Hooker ready to go even bigger in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 26 |

    ... (66kg maximum) knocked out Japanese veteran Hatsu Hioki on the undercard of New Zealand heavyweight star Mark Hunt's latest fight. It earned Hooker a whopping $80,000 for "performance of the night". CLEAN-CUT Although Warby's left hook inspired him ...


  14. UFC Fight Night 75 Weigh-in Results: Barnett vs. Nelson Good to GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | MMA Weekly

    ... the last time the UFC held an event at the Saitama Super Arena, last September, Nelson headlined the card opposite Mark Hunt. This time around, he'll be hoping for a much better outcome, as Hunt knocked Nelson out in the second round. Main Card (on ...


  15. UFC Fight Night: Barnett vs. Nelson weigh-in results and live video streamRead the original story

    Friday Sep 25 | BloodyElbow

    Bloody Elbow is the place to discuss the UFC Fight Night: Barnett vs. Nelson weigh-ins from Saitama, Japan on Friday, September 25th at 11 PM ET/8 PM PT. The last time Roy Nelson fought in Japan, he got KO'd by Mark Hunt.


  16. Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson fight to remain relevant at Ufc FN 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 |

    ... bouts have come by submission. He has downed various MMA legends in this manner, such as Gilbert Yvel, Mark Hunt, Alexander Emelianenko, Semmy Schilt and Dan Severn. Barnett is ranked No. 8 by the UFC, and this Saturday night, the "War Master" is ...


  17. Daily Fantasy MMA: DraftKings Picks for UFC Fight Night Barnett vs. Nelson CardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 24 | BleacherReport

    ... March, Alistair Overeem picked apart Nelson for three rounds in a lopsided unanimous-decision loss. Before that, Mark Hunt knocked him out in September 2014. Against Barnett, he'll be at a height and length disadvantage. Barnett stands 6'3" with a ...


  18. Kiwi UFC star Mark Hunt fired up for rematch with 'Bigfoot' Silva in MelbourneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 |

    Mark Hunt says he is ready to punch Antonio Silva's lips in when they clash in a highly-anticipated rematch at UFC 193 in Melbourne on November 14. The heavy-hitting Kiwi and the Brazilian known as "Bigfoot" fought out one of the bloodiest and most brutal mixed martial arts contests of all time at the UFC Fight Night in Brisbane in December, 2013. After five, five-minute rounds, the main event of the night ended, to the disappointment of the crowd, in a majority draw.


  19. Tired of Seeing Rematches, Roy Nelson Wants UFC to Try Heavyweight Tourney FormatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Sherdog

    Roy Nelson has hit a rough patch in his MMA career. The winner of "The Ultimate Fighter 10" has lost four of his last five fights and was stopped for the first time in his 10-year tenure by Mark Hunt last September.


  20. UFC Fight Night 75 complete fighter breakdown, Roy 'Big Country' Nelson editionRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 22 | MMA Mania resident fighter analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts game of UFC Fight Night 75 headliner Roy Nelson, who looks to return to the win column this Saturday night at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Portly knockout artist, Roy Nelson, is set to collide with former Ultimate Fighting Championship Heavyweight champion, Josh Barnett, this Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 75 inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan Almost exactly one year ago, I wrote a fighter breakdown on Nelson ahead of his bout with Mark Hunt, as the two big men headlined a different UFC Fight Night in Japan.