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Mark Hunt vs Jr Dos Santos at UFC 160
By Staff Writer

After a week of heavy lobbying by the NZMMA Nation it has now been confirmed that Mark Hunt will square off against Jr Dos Santos at UFC 160 on May 25th.



On Saturday morning, UFC President Dana White confirmed the matchup after a short sparring session of twitter posts regarding the status of the previous scheduled match between Alistair Overeem and Jr Dos Santos.

When Overeem suffered a training injury, Mark Hunt stepped up for the fight with JDS and the New Zealand MMA (NZMMA) Nation began a huge fan assault to support the Super Samoan's bid.



After a short statement by Dana that the fight was turned down by Mark, then a denial by Mark he had EVER turned down a fight, confirmation of the matchup finally came through.

Mark and all his leagues of rabid fans are ecstatic -- and that includes the entire NZMMA Nation.

Thank you Dana White. :) 

Remember, "NZMMA, the more you know, the better it gets!" TM

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 March 2013
 
Super Samoan in UFC Title Hunt
By Staff Writer

New Zealand's Mark Hunt convincingly earned himself a spot in the UFC Heavyweight Title hunt on Saturday Night when he scored  a TKO over Steffen Struve at UFC on FUEL 8 in Japan.


This sweet 'Money Shot' photo is courtesy of Stevie Oliver at Oliver MMA

With this hard earned win over 7-foot tall Struve the 'Super Samoan' should be high on the list of exciting contenders to take on Cain Velasques for the title. 

So no excuses Mr. Dana White, give this people's Heavyweight Champion in New Zealand, Samoa, Japan, Hawaii and Australia his shot at the UFC Heavyweight title.

What a fantastic match-up it would be for Cain versus 'The Super Samoan'! O.M.G., lace-up your boot straps and buckle in for a WAR!!!!

So c'mon Dana White and UFC match-makers -- "Let's get it on!"

Remember, "NZMMA, the more you know, the better it gets." TM

Last Updated on Monday, 04 March 2013
 
Hunt vs Struve clash on UFC in Japan
By Staff Writer

Check your local listings to watc the UFC this weekend in Japan when New Zealand's "People's Heavyweight Champion', Mark Hunt clashes with Steffan Struve.



This match-up of surging contenders will put the winner in line for a shot at Cain Vasquez and the UFC MMA Heavyweight Title!!

So get your munchies and favorite beverages and get in front of the TV for a weekend of killer MMA action!

Remember, "NZMMA, The more you know, the better it gets!" TM

Last Updated on Sunday, 03 March 2013
 
Mark Hunt vs Struve on UFC FUEL 8
By Staff Writer

On 3 March 2013, New Zealand's own Mark Hunt will take on Steffan Struve at UFC FUEL 8 in Tokyo Japan.



This is a match up of opposing physiques and styles that will drive the fight analysts crazy. 

Last Updated on Friday, 01 March 2013
 
Ev Ting - Supremacy Featherweight Champion (Update)
By Staff Writer

NZMMA Sponsored Ev Ting, from Auckland MMA is constantly working to improve by fighting in Legend FC, working his Muay Thai in Thailand and sparring with the best MMA fighters in the Auckland area on a regular basis.



So, FLASH BACK to November 10th when NZMMA sponsored fighter Ev Ting, from Auckland MMA, became the new Supremacy Featherweight Champion!

Ev prevailed over Scott MacGregor by Rear-Naked-Choke in the second round, at WARZONE 10 in Dunedin.

A huge well done to Ev, his trainer Hamish Robertson, and the entire crew at Auckland MMA!

Remember, "NZMMA, The more you know, the better it gets!" TM

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 May 2013
 
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