Mark Hunt vs. Bigfoot Silva May Headline UFC Fight Night Event in Australia

September 3, 2013

Mark Hunt UFC 119-007-478x270A heavyweight clash between Mark Hunt and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva has reportedly been set as the main event for a possible UFC Fight Night event on Dec. 7 in Australia, according to a report by Brazilian site

No venue has been set for the fight, but with the cage banned in both Victoria and Western Australia, Sydney and Brisbane are the leading chances to host the show.

Hunt (9-8) is coming off a knockout loss to former UFC champion Junior dos Santos at UFC 160, which snapped his four-fight winning streak. The New Zealand born fighter was in and out of hospital after the bout with a gaping hole in his leg caused by an infected hematoma.

Silva (18-5) last fought at UFC 160, when he challenged Cain Velasquez for the UFC heavyweight title, losing via TKO in round one.

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