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Māori Television reports on the UFC, following our Māori fighters like James Te Huna, and other Kiwi fighters including Mark Hunt.

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Home win for Mark Hunt

By Te Rina Kowhai

Kiwi fighter Mark Hunt has defeated American Derrick Lewis in round 4 of the UFC Fight Night 110 at the Spark Arena in Auckland. Te Kāea caught up with Hunt this morning amongst his family and friends before his victorious fight.

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Haka video for Mark "The Super Samoan" Hunt goes viral

By Moana Makapelu Lee

A video of a haka being performed for Mark "The Super Samoan" Hunt has gone viral with over 1.8 million views online. The haka was performed by members of Gold Coast gym Heartbreak Conditioning and Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa to honour Hunt ahead of his UFC clash against Derrick Lewis next month.

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Kaiwhare Kara-France sends clear message to UFC's Dana White

By Tamati Tiananga

MMA fighter Kaiwhare Kara-France says he has earned a spot on the card of the second UFC event in Auckland in June, after demolishing Ze Wu by way of KO on the weekend. Kaiwhare travelled to China last week to take on one of China's best, sending a clear message to UFC's Dana White after he knocked-out Wu in round one.

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Hunt pummelled by Miocic in UFC 65

"The old warhorse got beaten up" - words from Mark Hunt himself on a bruised up selfie posted last night to Facebook following his painful loss to Stipe Miocic in the headliner match for the UFC Fight Night 65 in Adelaide Australia.

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Te Huna to ponder UFC future

By Tamati Tiananga

Despite a dislocation to his left pinky finger before his fight and on-going shoulder problems, James Te Huna is making no excuses for losing his UFC fight against Nate Marquardt on Saturday night.