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UFC 200: Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt discussion and play-by-play

Bloody Elbow brings you live results and round-by-round coverage of the UFC 200 co-main event between former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and Mark Hunt.

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Join us tonight on Bloody Elbow for live results, discussion, play-by-play and round scoring for the pay-per-view portion of UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. This post is dedicated solely to the night's co-main event, a heavyweight tussle between former champion Brock Lesnar and the heavy-handed Mark Hunt. It's the first time since 2011 that Lesnar has competed in MMA. Brock's fight purse for tonight is a UFC record $2.5 million.

UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes live results, discussion, play by play (first 3 PPV main card bouts)

Upon the completion of Lesnar vs. Hunt, Bloody Elbow will have a play-by-play post for the night's main event, a women's bantamweight title fight between reigning champion Miesha Tate and Amanda Nunes.

UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes, Lesnar vs. Hunt full fight highlights, results, analysis, bonuses, interviews, and more


Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt

R1: We're treated to the cliche "feel-out period" for the first 90 seconds of the contest. Lesnar surprisingly lands two outside low kicks. Hunt chops out his lead leg with a low kick. Lesnar coils up and slingshots across the cage in pursuit of a double leg, getting deep on Hunt's hips. Hunt gets away with a fence grab while defending but ends up with his back on the cage and a wide base.

Lesnar switches from a double to a high-crotch to finish the takedown, landing in side mount. Lesnar cradles the far-side leg, then tries to isolate the far-side arm. Hunt senses it and rolls into turtle, leaving himself open for a few clubbing lefts from Lesnar. Now it's a spearing knee to the ribs from Lesnar in side control. Lesnar amplifies his attack with more punches and it allows Hunt to escape back to his feet but Lesnar chases him down and plants him on his back again. 10-9 Lesnar.

R2: Hunt walks Lesnar into a corner with a low level and an uppercut cocked. Hunt darts forward to glance with a right upstairs. Now a half-blocked lead hook from Hunt. Lesnar twice finds himself cornered and shoots a defensive takedown, and both are easily sidestepped by Hunt. Another glancing right hand to the head from Hunt.

Lesnar tries to duck under the next punch but Hunt spins out of range. Hunt is looking to sight in his left hook but allowing Lesnar to circle out without cutting him off. Lesnar shoots a takedown and Hunt stuffs it with an under-hook. 10-9 Hunt.

R3: Lesnar, again backed into a corner, shoots a double leg, but this time he turns the corner and yanks Hunt's hips off the cage to finish it. Full mount for Lesnar with short lefts to the face. Hunt goes onto his right hip but Lesnar's base is way too heavy. Lesnar lands a volley of lefts to the face.

Full mount with double grapevines for Lesnar, and he starts thudding endless right hands to the head of Hunt. Though Hunt does his best to block or deflect most of the shots, Lesnar just bases down and unleashes more heavy rights. Lesnar goes back to half guard to land a few left forearms. 10-8 Lesnar. I have it 29-27 Lesnar.

  • Brock Lesnar defeats Mark Hunt by unanimous decision (29-27 x3)