Mark Hunt
Super Samoan
13 - 11 - 1
New Zealand
City
South Auckland
Promotion
Weight
265
Height
5'10"
Wins
13
Losses
11
Draws
1
  • KO/TKO
    13/11
    85%
  • Submissions
    13/0
    0%
  • Decisions
    13/2
    15%

TRAINING: Conditioning in the morning, padwork or wrestling in the afternoon.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting in MMA in 2004. I achieved my dream of winning the K-1 World Grand Prix championship and was looking for a new challenge. PRIDE made me an offer and I jumped to MMA.

What ranks and titles have you held? 2001 K-1 World Grand Prix Champion, 2001 K-1 World Grand Prix in Fukuoka Repechage B Champion, 2001 K-1 World Grand Prix Preliminary Melbourne Champion, 2000 K-1 Oceania Grand Prix Champion, 1999 WKBF Australian Super Heavyweight Champion.

Do you have any heroes? Bruce Lee, Mike Tyson

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s an opportunity to fight on the big stage again. I’m going to try to make something happen and become world champion.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

What was your job before you started fighting? Laborer / Construction worker

If any, list ranks in any martial arts styles: None

Favorite grappling technique: Americana

Favorite striking technique: Punching combinations

Career

• Nine MMA wins by KO

• Has won 7 of his last 13 (7-4-1, 1 NC)

• Deceiving pro MMA record – has fought world-class competition for much of his career since entering PRIDE organization in 2004 with submission loss to Hidehiko Yoshida.

• Defeated Wanderlei Silva, Mirko Cro Cop, Tsuyoshi Kohsaka, and Dan Bobish.

• Also faced Josh Barnett, Fedor Emelianenko, Alistair Overeem, Melvin Manhoef, and Gegard Mousasi in MMA bouts.

• 30-13 (13 knockouts) kickboxing record

• Has defeated Rony Sefo, Stefan Leko, Jerome LeBanner, Mike Bernardo, and Gary Goodridge in K-1 bouts. Also faced Mirko Cro Cop, Ernesto Hoost, and Semmy Schilt in K-1.

• 0-1-1 pro boxing record

Fight History – Pro

Result Fighter Event Method/Referee R Time
win Derrick Lewis UFC Fight Night 110 – Hunt vs. Lewis
Jun / 10 / 2017
TKO (Punches)
Marc Goddard
4 3:51
loss Alistair Overeem UFC 209 – Woodley vs. Thompson 2
Mar / 04 / 2017
KO (Knee)
Marc Goddard
3 1:44
NC Brock Lesnar UFC 200 – Tate vs. Nunes
Jul / 09 / 2016
No Contest (Overturned by Nevada Athletic Commission)
Dan Miragliotta
3 5:00
win Frank Mir UFC Fight Night 85 – Hunt vs. Mir
Mar / 19 / 2016
KO (Punch)
Marc Goddard
1 3:01
win Antonio Silva UFC 193 – Rousey vs. Holm
Nov / 14 / 2015
TKO (Punches)
John Sharp
1 3:41
loss Stipe Miocic UFC Fight Night 65 – Miocic vs. Hunt
May / 10 / 2015
TKO (Punches)
John Sharp
5 2:47
loss Fabricio Werdum UFC 180 – Werdum vs. Hunt
Nov / 15 / 2014
TKO (Knee and Punches)
Herb Dean
2 2:27
win Roy Nelson UFC Fight Night 52 – Hunt vs. Nelson
Sep / 20 / 2014
KO (Punch)
Leon Roberts
2 3:00
draw Antonio Silva UFC Fight Night 33 – Hunt vs. Bigfoot
Dec / 07 / 2013
Draw (Majority)
Steve Perceval
5 5:00
loss Junior dos Santos UFC 160 – Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2
May / 25 / 2013
KO (Spinning Hook Kick)
Steve Mazzagatti
3 4:18
win Stefan Struve UFC on Fuel TV 8 – Silva vs. Stann
Mar / 03 / 2013
TKO (Punches)
Herb Dean
3 1:44
win Cheick Kongo UFC 144 – Edgar vs. Henderson
Feb / 26 / 2012
TKO (Punches)
Herb Dean
1 2:11
win Ben Rothwell UFC 135 – Jones vs. Rampage
Sep / 24 / 2011
Decision (Unanimous)
Adam Martinez
3 5:00
win Chris Tuchscherer UFC 127 – Penn vs. Fitch
Feb / 27 / 2011
KO (Punch)
John Sharp
2 1:41
loss Sean McCorkle UFC 119 – Mir vs. Cro Cop
Sep / 25 / 2010
Submission (Straight Armbar)
Josh Rosenthal
1 1:03
loss Gegard Mousasi Dream 9 – Featherweight Grand Prix 2009 Second Round
May / 26 / 2009
Submission (Straight Armbar)
Kenichi Serizawa
1 1:19
loss Melvin Manhoef K-1 – Dynamite!! Power of Courage 2008
Dec / 31 / 2008
KO (Punches)
Samio Kimura
1 0:18
loss Alistair Overeem Dream 5 – Lightweight Grand Prix 2008 Final
Jul / 21 / 2008
Submission (Keylock)
N/A
1 1:11
loss Fedor Emelianenko Pride FC – Shockwave 2006
Dec / 31 / 2006
Submission (Kimura)
N/A
1 8:16
loss Josh Barnett Pride FC – Critical Countdown Absolute
Jul / 01 / 2006
Submission (Kimura)
N/A
1 2:02
win Tsuyoshi Kosaka Pride FC – Total Elimination Absolute
May / 05 / 2006
TKO (Punches)
N/A
2 4:15
win Yosuke Nishijima Pride 31 – Dreamers
Feb / 26 / 2006
KO (Punch)
N/A
3 1:18
win Mirko Filipovic Pride FC – Shockwave 2005
Dec / 31 / 2005
Decision (Split)
N/A
3 5:00
win Wanderlei Silva Pride – Shockwave 2004
Dec / 31 / 2004
Decision (Split)
N/A
3 5:00
win Dan Bobish Pride 28 – High Octane
Oct / 31 / 2004
TKO (Kick to the Body)
N/A
1 6:23
loss Hidehiko Yoshida Pride FC – Critical Countdown 2004
Jun / 20 / 2004
Submission (Armbar)
N/A
1 5:25

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