Mark Richard Hunt, often known as “The Super Samoan”, is a renowned mixed martial artist and kickboxer from New Zealand.
Hunt’s career took off when he joined Muay Thai, which was followed by a move to Sydney where he started training with Alex Tui. This kick-started his career in kickboxing.
In his early years, Hunt was generally seen by promoters as a wrestler. In his maiden K1 tournament, Hunt surprised everyone and clinched his first K1 Championship title.
He later earned a UFC contract and fought in many unforgettable matches. Hunt gained fans for his rigorous style and full victories. He also enjoyed a short but successful stint in professional wrestling.
His career has seen him earn numerous awards – many of which have been for his mysterious ability to knock out his opponents.