Mark Hunt vs Frank Mir Full fight Brisbane Australia
The much-beloved UFC heavyweight The Super Samoan Mark Hunt had yet another walk-off KO victory in his last fight at UFC Fight Night 85. As the former UFC heavyweight Champion Frank Mir fell victim in the first round of their fight in Brisbane Australia. He fights again in the co-main event at UFC 200 against yet another former heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar on July 9 Live on Pay-Per-View.
With two Wiley veteran inside the UFC octagon, it was always going to be a searching process. As both fighters sought a way to get inside their opponent’s defence. Mir is, of course, the former UFC heavyweight champion. A decorated Brazilian Jiu-jitsu black belt one of the best submission artists in the sport, period. In a sport packed with killers, it’s a set of skills which has seen him rise to the highest of highs.
His opponent Mark Hunt is an iconic fighter for many fans of the sport. A former K1 kickboxing champion who turned to the sport of mixed martial arts. He became knock for his brutal one-punch knockouts and calm demeanour inside the cage.
The Walkoff Knockout
I this fight both men prodded and poked with nothing of significance landing until three minutes in the first round. This is when Mark Hunt landed one of his trademark punches that instantly stopped Mir in his tracks. And in typical Hunto San fashion, he casually walked off, a sign that his work was done.
See if the veteran K1 and Pride Fighting Championships fighters can get win against the returning Lesnar. In what is sure to be one of the biggest clashes in terms of size inside the octagon. But first of all, we get to see him here against Mir who had commented pre-fight that he would not let go of a submission. So in quite a typical style of Mark Hunt, he ensured there was no need to worry about the submission by separating Frank Mir from his senses, earning him a shot at the other former champion.