Mark Hunt is no stranger to dishing out punishment, nor is he a stranger to the receiving end of that equation.
The same rings true for his upcoming UFC Fight Night 84 opponent, Frank Mir, who also has a penchant for bone-crushing antics inside the Octagon.
When the pair collide in a pivotal heavyweight tilt inside Brisbane Entertainment Centre on March 20, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia, “Super Samoan” will remind everyone why he fears no man.
The New Zealand knockout artist tells Submission Radio exactly how he’s approaching his main event with Mir:
“You’re not gonna live forever. You’re gonna die like everyone else. But to be honest, no I don’t care what happens to me. I mean, I don’t really care what happens to Mark Hunt. I mean, we’re all destined to die, that’s for sure. So if I die doing what I love to do, that’s fine. So be it, I’m happy. I think Frank Mir is gonna be trying to take me down and I’m gonna be knocking him out. So I think after he realizes that he can’t take me down, then he’ll end up being knocked out, like the rest of them (laughs).”
Hunt was always one mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter with a good sense of humor.
But even the most lighthearted attitude won’t change the dangers he faces each time he sets foot into the Octagon. With more of an emphasis being placed on fighter safety in UFC, it bears mentioning that Hunt has endured some wicked amounts of damage over the course of his five-year stay with ZUFFA.
As many times as he’s thrilled us with one-punch knockouts, the former Pride FC competitor has had his lights shut off multiple times by Stipe Miocic, current champion Fabricio Werdum, and ex-titleholder Junior dos Santos.
However, Hunt recently ….View full article
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