The 2001 K-1 World Grand Prix champion Mark Hunt entered this fight with a professional mma record of 10-9-1 (70% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.5 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Cain Velasquez). ‘The Super Samoan’ Hunt fought twice last year beating Roy Nelson (=Hunt vs Nelson) but then he lost to Fabricio Werdum (=Werdum vs Hunt).
His opponent, the 32-year-old Stipe Miocic (9 years younger than Hunt), has an official record of 12-2-0 (75% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class. He fought three times in 2014 winning over Gabriel Gonzaga (=Gonzaga vs Miocic) and Fabio Maldonado (=Miocic vs Maldonado) but then he was defeated by Junior dos Santos (=dos Santos vs Miocic). Hunt vs Miocic is the main event of UFC Fight Night 65. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 65: Miocic vs Hunt
Where: Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, Australia
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
UFC Fight Night 65 fight card (main card)
Mark Hunt vs Stipe Miocic
Brad Tavares vs Robert Whittaker
Anthony Perosh vs Sean O’Connell
James Vick vs Jake Matthews
Hunt’s previous fight: Fabricio Werdum vs Mark Hunt
Miocic’s previous fight: Junior dos Santos vs Stipe Miocic
Hunt’s next fight: Mark Hunt vs Antonio Silva 2
Miocic’s next fight: Andrei Arlovski vs Stipe Miocic