Mark Hunt Scouting Report

Mark Hunt Scouting Report

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Mark Hunt Scouting Report

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – MARCH 20: Mark Hunt stalks around the ring after knocking out Frank Mir during their UFC Heavyweight Bout at UFC Brisbane on March 20, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

 

Mark Hunt Scouting Report

Vitals

5’10” 265 lbs (Heavyweight)
74″ reach, Orthodox
Mar 23, 1974

Record

13-14-1, 1 NC (UFC: 8-8-1, 1 NC)

Current Streak

3 straight losses

Training

Multiple K-1 kickboxing championships
Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Championships Held

None

 

Strengths

– world-class kickboxer
– knockout power in hands & feet
– one-punch knockout (and walk off) power
– lands more strikes than he absorbs
– very quick on his feet covering distance
– very strong/powerful
– decent ground striker
– decent striking defense
– solid takedown defense
– can take a beating
– great chin
– getting in better physical shape

 

Weaknesses

– very old for a fighter
– has taken a lot of damage over his career
– extremely susceptible to submissions
– undersized for a heavyweight
– not in great physical condition (although better than in the past)
– doesn’t look for submissions
– can be knocked out

 

Synopsis

We all have written off the Super Samoan in the past, so we won’t dare do that again.

 

 

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