Retired UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt has continually been a person of the shortest heavyweights to contend in MMA, standing just 5’10”, nevertheless someway the New Zealander still wanted to slash bodyweight in buy to make the 265-pound limit.
That wasn’t a necessity for his heavyweight boxing match against previous Rugby star Paul Gallen, exactly where Hunt lumbered to the cage at a super-thick 280 kilos. Following six rounds of back-and-forth motion at Bankwest Stadium, the “Super Samoan” dropped by way of unanimous conclusion.
Gallen enhanced to 10–1 as a pugilist whilst Hunt dropped to -2-1.
Hunt, who turns 47 in March, parted ways with UFC right after dropping 3 straight. Whilst he teased a return to opposition in Japan, not a lot has been noticed or listened to from the heavyweight Kiwi in the final two a long time, outside the house of his UFC lawsuit.
As for Gallen, he desires to shut down an additional UFC superstar.
“I’ve acquired very little but regard for Rob – I know him moderately very well – but I’m just heading to conquer him,” Gallen explained about former middleweight winner Robert Whittaker (by using MMA Junkie). “I’m going to defeat him like I beat Mark. I’m heading to prepare really hard and prepare for it. I’m going to have a superior sport prepare. I’m just likely to get in there and smash him.”
Unwanted fat opportunity of that going on so long as “The Reaper” stays under agreement to UFC.