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Mark Hunt vs Antonio Silva to Headline the UFC’s Return to Australia


UFC officials have confirmed the previously rumored match up between Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva. The two are set to meet in a five-round bout headlining UFC Fight Night 32, which will mark the promotion’s return to Australia.

Hunt, an Australian local, will be looking to bounce back after a stunning KO loss to Junior dos Santos at UFC 160. He is currently 9-8, but holds a 4-2 record in the UFC.

Silva meanwhile had been riding a two fight winning streak before a defeat to champion Cain Velasquez at UFC 160. He is currently 18-5, and 2-2 in the UFC.

Silva is currently the #4 UFC heavyweight, while Hunt will be looking to regain a foothold in the division.

UFC Fight Night 32 will take place on December 7 at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre. It will air live on FOX Sports 1.

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