Mark Hunt can lastly get again to doing what he does greatest.
After the UFC heavyweight obtained clearance from medical doctors to maintain competing in response to his removing from November’s UFC Combat Night time 121 as a result of medical causes, the promotion confirmed the 43-year-old was wholesome sufficient to renew his profession within the cage in an announcement launched to MMA Combating’s Ariel Helwani on Thursday:
After a full medical evaluation on the Lou Ruvo Middle for Mind Well being in Las Vegas, UFC confirms that heavyweight athlete Mark Hunt has been cleared to compete.
Hunt was unexpectedly pulled from his date with Marcin Tybura earlier this fall after itemizing the in poor health results of his prolonged preventing profession in a chunk he penned for PlayersVoice. The knockout artist wasted little time claiming he’d been yanked from the invoice in Sydney for suing the UFC in relation to Brock Lesnar’s failed drug exams surrounding their bout at UFC 200 – allegations president Dana White denied shortly thereafter.
Cooler heads appeared to have prevailed when Hunt opted to fly to Vegas for exams, along with his supervisor revealing he’d been issued a clear invoice of well being earlier this week.
As for who he’d wish to face in his return to motion, Hunt has reportedly set his sights on a rematch with Fabricio Werdum at UFC 221 in Perth, Australia. He most lately competed in Auckland, New Zealand, at UFC Combat Night time 110, the place he completed Derrick Lewis by fourth-round TKO.
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