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Mark Hunt has always been the people's favorite. On November 16 in Mexico City, he could become the people's champ when he takes on Fabricio Werdum for the interim UFC heavyweight title. It's been a rollercoaster ride to get here for "The Super Samoan," so read on for a look back at his five defining UFC moments.
UFC 127 - Chris Tuchscherer
February 27, 2011
Result: Hunt KO2
A former K-1 Grand Prix champion in 2001, Mark Hunt made the move to mixed martial arts in 2004, quickly becoming a star in Japan's PRIDE and Dream promotions as he fought the likes of Mirko Cro Cop, Wanderlei Silva, Josh Barnett, Fedor Emelianenko, Alistair Overeem, and Gegard Mousasi. And though he emerged from his time in Japan with a 5-6 record, Hunt's appeal never waned, simply because he was willing to fight all comers at anytime.
On November 16, number one contender Fabricio Werdum faces Mark Hunt for the interim UFC heavyweight title in Mexico City. Yet despite Werdum's current success, his road to UFC 180 has been a long and winding one. Read on for a look at his five defining moments.
Sao Paulo – Two of the greatest Brazilian fighters of all time will lead the search for the next generation of Brazilian mixed martial artists, as the UFC and Globo announce that Anderson Silva and "Shogun" Rua will coach the fourth season of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil.