UFC Announces Mark Hunt – Curtis Blaydes Bout
By FCF Staff
The heavyweight bout will be part of the February 10th card, which will take place in Perth, Australia.
The 43 year-old Hunt (13-11-1) will be fighting for the first time since June, when he stopped Derrick Lewis. That victory, followed Hunt’s KO defeat to Alistair Overeem in March.
Blaydes (8-1) recently recorded a TKO win over Alexey Oleynik to move his UFC record to 3-1, with 1 no-contest.
The experienced wrestler is ranked #9 in the UFC’s heavyweight division, and the feared striker Hunt, is sitting in the #5 spot.
UFC 221 will be headlined by a middleweight bout between champion Robert Whittaker and Luke Rockhold.