UFC's Mark Hunt: 'I'm better than ever before'
By: Elias Cepeda, Yahoo! Sports
"UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt (10-8) has lost only once in his last seven outings, and positioned himself for a shot at the world title at 40 years of age. The "Super Samoan" originally made his name as a world K-1 kickboxing champion, nearly 15 years ago, but he says he's much better now than he's ever been before.
“'I’m a way better fighter now,' he said in a recent interview.
“'I’m dedicating far more time to the sport, to my training, my preparation, than I ever did back then...This is the second sport that I’ve reached the top. I was the only guy from outside Europe to have won a KI and now I’m going to be the first guy from this part of the world to win a UFC title.'
"Hunt last fought and won via KO in late September against Roy Nelson. UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (13-1) defends his belt Nov. 15 against Fabricio Werdum (18-5-1), in Mexico City."
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