Mark Hunt has a novel punishment in mind for Brock Lesnar
Mark Hunt told everyone Brock Lesnar was "juiced to the gills" but was assured the UFC heavyweight was clean. USADA's latest test results say otherwise.
When the UFC came to Hunt about a huge fight at their showpiece event of 2016, he was excited. Amid the thrill of getting the biggest fight of his career, one issue gnawed - was Lesnar clean?
The WWE star was taking his fight UFC fight in five years and was exempt from the usual, stringent USADA tests. The anti-doping agency sought to make up for that exemption by testing Lesnar multiple times over a two-month period. The first three tests came back negative. The fourth...
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Lesnar defeated Hunt by unanimous decision and was reportedly paid $2.5m by the UFC. Hunt received $700,000 but now he wants more. A lot more. The Kiwi told MarkHunt.tv:
"When they gave him the exemption to come back I wasn’t too happy about it but they assured me they were all over him...
"I saw Brock made millions for this fight, more than anyone ever. I wanna know what they are gonna do to Brock now.
"When you don’t make weight they give twenty percent of your purse to the other fighter. If you get caught cheating you should lose all of it. I’ve told Dana [White] I want half of Brock’s purse."
Hunt claims he has now fought three drug cheats in recent years and is sick to his stomach of it. He continued:
"They say they are trying to clean up the sport, but it doesn’t feel like it. The UFC is basically saying if you cheat you won’t be penalised.
"This is the third time I’ve had to fight a cheater in my career. The other two times I didn’t ask for compensation, but this is the third time and I’m sick of them getting away with cheating."
"I’ve told Dana that I want a release from the UFC if they don’t sort this out," Hunt concluded.