Hunt Demands Lesnar's UFC 200 Purse, Tells Him He "Still Hit Like A P*ssy"
Well, on top of all their other problems, the UFC appears to have one pissed off Samoan on their hands. Depending on how they choose to handle the situation, they might not have him on their roster at all.
Following the news that USADA flagged Brock Lesnar for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition test administered on June 28th, just 11 days before his Octagon comeback at UFC 200, UFC heavyweight contender Mark Hunt has been quite vocal on social media. Ultimately, Hunt has chosen to give the UFC an ultimatum — give him half of Lesnar’s reported $2.5 million purse, or grant him a release from his UFC contract.
“I saw Brock made millions for this fight, more than anyone ever.” Hunt said in a recent interview. “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.”
Now, Hunt has decided to go one step further.
Hunt is now demanding the UFC to give him Lesnar’s entire $2.5 million purse, the largest guaranteed purse in UFC history, which is believed to only be a fraction of the total amount Lesnar earned for his first fight in over five years.
“Well I wanted half but have changed my mind,” wrote Hunt in a new tweet posted on Saturday afternoon. “Cheaters shouldn’t get sh*t, I want all of it. Cheaters don’t deserve sh*t.”
In addition to Lesnar, Hunt has faced two other opponents in recent bouts who went on to test positive for banned substances after their fight, as both Frank Mir and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva — both of whom Hunt actually knocked out — would go on to be flagged by USADA.
“They say they are trying to clean up the sport, but it doesn’t feel like it,” Hunt said of the UFC. “The UFC is basically saying if you cheat you won’t be penalized. 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.”
While Hunt altered his demands, he isn’t budging in regards to wanting to be released from the UFC if the issue isn’t resolved to his satisfaction.
“I’ve told Dana that I want a release from the UFC if they don’t sort this out,” said Hunt.
In addition to the ultimatum given to the UFC, Hunt has also taken a number of shots directly at Lesnar on social media.
“For someone who was cheating, he still hits like a p*ssy,” wrote Hunt on his official Twitter page. “Cheating ass b*tch boi. Go stick some more needles in your ass you cheating b*tch.”
Hunt lost to Lesnar via unanimous decision at the landmark UFC 200 event on July 9, dropping to number nine in the official UFC rankings as a result. Depending on the outcome of Lesnar’s ongoing issues with USADA and the UFC, which will also be taken up with the Nevada Athletic Commission, the fight outcome could be changed to a “No Contest” ruling.
- UPDATE: What does this mean for Lesnar’s future in UFC? What was the reaction of UFC to the news? …