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UFC Adelaide: Assault and battery on Mark Hunt

By Zach Arnold | May 9, 2015

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UFC’s event in Australia may have been internet-only viewing but those who watched it found themselves saying they wanted to take a shower after watching the fight.

Stipe Miocic violently battered Mark Hunt with over 350 blows in a heavyweight fight. Look at Hunt’s face:

As Brent Brookhouse astutely pointed out, we have UFC fighters on the receiving end of these kinds of beatings while getting locked into Reebok sponsorship deals that may pay $5,000 or less.

This latest beating for Hunt in the UFC cage comes after the last pummeling he endured in Australia 17 months ago from Bigfoot Silva. Silva would fail a drug test after that fight. After gaining some political traction for MMA regulation in Australia, tonight’s scenario was a worst-case scenario for the portrayal of the company’s image in Australia.

It got worse. Here’s UFC fighter Robert Whittaker:

Is that a first?

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2 Responses to “UFC Adelaide: Assault and battery on Mark Hunt”

  1. rst says:

    He doesn’t look too bad.
    A Black eye. I cant tell if he’ll a little swollen or if thats just 265 pound Mark Hunt.
    Maybe it would have helped if he showed up looking like he put any effort into getting into shape instead of huffing and puffing by the end of the first round.
    Hell of a tough guy, but thats not always enough to earn the W.


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