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Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015

UFC Confirms Mark Hunt to Face Stipe Miocic Next

Stipe Miocic

By FCF Staff

Yesterday word surfaced that the UFC was hoping to book a heavyweight bout between Mark Hunt and Stipe Miocic for May 10th, and today the promotion has confirmed the fight is signed.

As expected, the bout will headline a May 10th, Fight Night card in Adelaide, Australia. The card will likely stream on UFC Fight Pass in North America.

Hunt (10-9-1) is looking to rebound from his stoppage loss to Fabricio Werdum in November, and Miocic (12-2) is coming off a decision defeat to Junior dos Santos in December.

Several other bouts have been confirmed for UFC Fight Night 65, including a middleweight bout between Robert Whittaker and Brad Tavares.

Here is the line-up to date for the May 10th event.

Mark Hunt vs. Stipe Miocic
Brad Tavares vs. Robert Whittaker
Anthony Perosh vs. Sean O’Connell
Jake Matthews vs. James Vick
Bec Rawlings vs. Seohee Ham
Dylan Andrews vs. Bradley Scott
Alex Chambers vs. Kailin Curran
Vik Grujic vs. Brendan O’Reilly

posted by FCF Staff @ 3:18 pm
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