Curtis Blaydes: I Want Anyone in The Top Five UFC Rankings

Curtis Blaydes is ready to step up after defeating Mark Hunt at UFC 221. Last night (Feb. 10), Blaydes took on Hunt inside Perth Arena in Perth, Australia. Early on, Blaydes was rocked and dropped. He weathered the storm and put on a wrestling clinic. …

Curtis Blaydes is ready to step up after defeating Mark Hunt at UFC 221. Last night (Feb. 10), Blaydes took on Hunt inside Perth Arena in Perth, Australia. Early on, Blaydes was rocked and dropped. He weathered the storm and put on a wrestling clinic. Blaydes earned the unanimous decision win. Speaking to the media […]

Curtis Blaydes vs. Mark Hunt Full Fight Video Highlights

In the co-main event of last night’s (Sat. February 10, 2018) UFC 221 pay-per-view (PPV) card heavyweights Curtis Blaydes and Mark Hunt went to war inside of the Octagon. Hunt came into the fight off a big win over Derrick Lewis who he finished in the fourth round of their June meeting last year. He […]

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In the co-main event of last night’s (Sat. February 10, 2018) UFC 221 pay-per-view (PPV) card heavyweights Curtis Blaydes and Mark Hunt went to war inside of the Octagon.

Hunt came into the fight off a big win over Derrick Lewis who he finished in the fourth round of their June meeting last year. He previously suffered a vicious knockout loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC 209 in March of last year in the third round.

Blaydes had been on a three-fight winning streak since suffering the first and only loss of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career to Francis Ngannou in April of 2016. A win over Hunt would be a massive win for the young American’s career.

“Razor” really utilized his reach right out the gate but got caught ate in the first round by Hunt who nearly had the fight finished. Blaydes was able to rally and take Hunt down until the end of the round. From then on out in the rest of the fight Blaydes continuously took Hunt down and was able to grind out a unanimous decision win over “The Super Samoan.”

You can check out the fight video highlights below:

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Twitter Reacts To Yoel Romero’s Crushing KO Of Luke Rockhold

UFC 221 emanated tonight (Saturday, February 10, 2018) from the Perth Arena in Perth, Australia. The main event saw Luke Rockhold vie for the interim middleweight title against Yoel Romero. Romero came in overweight and was thus ineligible to win the title. The two middleweight titans engaged in a tense, back-and-forth battle. Rockhold took the […]

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UFC 221 emanated tonight (Saturday, February 10, 2018) from the Perth Arena in Perth, Australia. The main event saw Luke Rockhold vie for the interim middleweight title against Yoel Romero. Romero came in overweight and was thus ineligible to win the title.

The two middleweight titans engaged in a tense, back-and-forth battle. Rockhold took the first with his volume of kicks while Romero took the second with a flurry of power punches that had Rockhold on the ropes. The former champ survived the second frame, but Romero would net himself yet another unlikely third-round stoppage. He floored Rockhold with a massive overhand left and one follow-up shot left Rockhold completely unable to defend himself. Romero would be the interim middleweight champion had he made weight yesterday.

The co-main event saw local hero Mark Hunt look to turn back heavyweight prospect Curtis Blaydes. He had his moments, particularly in the first round, but Blaydes’ wrestling proved too much for the New Zealander. “Razor” Blaydes took a clear-cut unanimous decision in the co-headliner.

See how Twitter reacted to these explosive bouts below:

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UFC 221 Post-Fight Press Conference

Although it faced the difficult problems of hometown champion Robert Whittaker withdrawing from the event and his replacement Yoel Romero missing weight before the main event, last night’s (Sat., February 10, 2018) UFC 221 still took place from the Perth Arena in Perth, Australia. In the headliner, Yoel Romero knocked out former champion Luke Rockhold cold […]

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Although it faced the difficult problems of hometown champion Robert Whittaker withdrawing from the event and his replacement Yoel Romero missing weight before the main event, last night’s (Sat., February 10, 2018) UFC 221 still took place from the Perth Arena in Perth, Australia.

In the headliner, Yoel Romero knocked out former champion Luke Rockhold cold in the third round of their interim title bout where Romero could not win the belt because he missed weight by almost three pounds.

The co-main event featured rising heavyweight Curtis Blaydes securing his biggest-ever win over local fan favorite Mark Hunt after some early trouble.

Watch the UFC 221 post-fight presser streaming live right after the main card here:

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Curtis Blaydes Survives & Controls Mark Hunt

Curtis Blaydes had the perfect plan to survive the early blitz of Mark Hunt. The co-main event of UFC 221 featured a heavyweight battle between Hunt and Blaydes. Perth, Australia was treated to the clash inside Perth Arena. The Australian fans were fully behind Hunt. Blaydes looked to keep his distance early. He landed a […]

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Curtis Blaydes had the perfect plan to survive the early blitz of Mark Hunt.

The co-main event of UFC 221 featured a heavyweight battle between Hunt and Blaydes. Perth, Australia was treated to the clash inside Perth Arena. The Australian fans were fully behind Hunt.

Blaydes looked to keep his distance early. He landed a leg kick and kept faking shots. Hunt tried fighting off the takedown, but couldn’t do it. Luckily for him, he got back to his feet quickly. Hunt stunned Blaydes with a right hand. He charged forward and Blaydes went down from another shot. Blaydes was able to take down his opponent and almost moved to full mount. Hunt got back to his feet, but was taken back down. The round ended with Blaydes taking Hunt’s back.

Blaydes wasted little time shooting in at the start of round two. Hunt was able to separate. Hunt thwarted a takedown attempt. Blaydes timed a takedown perfectly. He landed some elbows on the ground. The round ended with Blaydes in control.

Blaydes took Hunt down immediately in the final frame. Hunt got up, but was slammed back down. He went to mount and attacked the right arm, but the submission wasn’t there. As quickly as Hunt got up, he was right back down. Hunt was able to reverse the position and they separated. It didn’t last as Hunt had no answer for the takedowns. The final horn sounded and the decision was clear.

Final Result: Curtis Blaydes def. Mark Hunt via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-27)

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Pic: Mark Hunt Is Surprisingly Svelte Heading Into UFC Return

Fan favorite UFC slugger Mark Hunt was largely at odds with his employer throughout the majority of 2017, but “The Super Samoan” will nevertheless make his octagon return when he faces prospect Curtis Blaydes in the co-main event of February 10’s UFC221 from Perth, Australia. It’s a dangerous fight for the longtime veteran Hunt, who’s […]

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Fan favorite UFC slugger Mark Hunt was largely at odds with his employer throughout the majority of 2017, but “The Super Samoan” will nevertheless make his octagon return when he faces prospect Curtis Blaydes in the co-main event of February 10’s UFC221 from Perth, Australia.

It’s a dangerous fight for the longtime veteran Hunt, who’s coming off of an impressive fourth-round stoppage of Derrick Lewis in Auckland, New Zealand last June. Still embroiled in a messy lawsuit against the UFC, Brock Lesnar, and Dana White about his UFC 200 loss to Lesnar, Hunt has quietly racked up a 3-1(1) record in his last five UFC bouts and still remains in some semblance of contention in the shallow heavyweight landscape.

And apparently he knows it, as a photo of Hunt recently surfaced from UFC on BT Sport that featured “The Super Samoan” looking incredibly in-shape and svelte for the normally hefty brawler. Check it out right here:

Hunt will have his work cut out for him, who has won all of his UFC bouts except his octagon debut against currently rising title contender Francis Ngannou. A TKO win over Adam Milstead was overturned to a no contest after Blaydes tested positive for marijuana.

Regardless, Hunt is back and looks to be taking “Razor” very seriously.

Will it be enough to send another potential rising star packing?

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