Mark
Hunt
10-9-1( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #8 Heavyweight

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 21 fights.
Record: 10-9-1
Summary: Resilience, ability to adapt, power

Fighter Info

Nickname: Super Samoan
From: South Auckland New Zealand
Fights Out Of: Sydney Australia
Age: 41
Height: 5' 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 265 lb ( 120 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
741
44% Successful
327
Types of Successful Strikes
0
327
84% Standing
276
16
35
Striking Defense
53
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
13
54% Successful
7
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
8
1
Takedown Defense
68
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Mark Hunt
May 9, 2015
113
33
6
0
0
0
5
0
R5 KO/TKO
Mark Hunt
Nov 15, 2014
21
10
0
1
0
0
0
1
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Mark Hunt
Sep 20, 2014
32
20
0
1
0
0
0
1
R2 KO/TKO
DRAW
Mark Hunt
Dec 6, 2013
103
97
2
0
0
0
1
3
R5 Decision - Majority
Loss
Mark Hunt
May 25, 2013
74
29
1
0
0
0
2
0
R3 KO/TKO
Win
Mark Hunt
Mar 2, 2013
24
47
0
1
1
0
3
2
R3 KO/TKO
Win
Mark Hunt
Feb 25, 2012
10
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Mark Hunt
Sep 24, 2011
19
47
2
2
0
1
2
4
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Mark Hunt
Feb 26, 2011
14
9
0
1
0
0
0
1
R2 KO/TKO
Loss
Mark Hunt
Sep 25, 2010
2
0
1
0
0
2
0
0
R1 Submission
Loss
Mark Hunt
DREAM 9: Featherweight Grand Prix 2009 2nd Round
May 26, 2009
5
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
R1 Submission
Loss
Melvin Manhoef
Mark Hunt
Dynamite!! 2008
Dec 31, 2008
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Mark Hunt
DREAM 5: Lightweight Grand Prix 2008 Final Round
Jul 21, 2008
0
3
0
1
2
0
0
1
R1 Submission
Fedor Emelianenko
Mark Hunt
PRIDE Shockwave 2006
Dec 31, 2006
7
6
2
0
2
2
2
3
R1 Submission
Loss
Mark Hunt
PRIDE Critical Countdown Absolute
Jul 1, 2006
1
0
1
0
1
0
1
0
R1 Submission
Win
Mark Hunt
PRIDE Total Elimination Absolute
May 5, 2006
86
45
1
1
0
1
3
2
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Mark Hunt
Yosuke Nishijima
PRIDE 31: Unbreakable
Feb 26, 2006
113
43
1
0
1
0
3
0
R3 KO/TKO
Win
Mark Hunt
PRIDE Shockwave 2005
Dec 31, 2005
50
33
0
0
0
0
0
2
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Mark Hunt
PRIDE Shockwave 2004
Dec 31, 2004
76
31
0
7
0
2
0
6
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Mark Hunt
PRIDE 28: High Octane
Oct 31, 2004
8
20
0
1
0
1
0
1
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Hidehiko Yoshida
Mark Hunt
PRIDE Critical Countdown 2004
Jun 20, 2004
1
11
0
0
2
0
0
0
R1 Submission

Biography

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

• Seven MMA wins by KO

 

• 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.

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