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Twitter reacts to Mark Hunt’s farewell fight in the UFC and his loss to Justin Willis

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Samoan UFC heavyweight star Mark Hunt laced his gloves for the last time in UFC today as he took on Justin Willis at the Adelaide Entertainment Center in Adelaide, Australia.

Today was Hunt’s last fight under his UFC contract and he ended his eight-year run in the biggest Mixed Martial Arts promotional company in the world. However, he didn’t get the result he quite wanted as he ended up losing his heavyweight division bout to American Justin Willis by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 142.

Twitter reacts to Mark Hunt's farewell fight in the UFC and his loss to Justin Willis - Hunt

None-the-less he had a great career in the UFC and he has fought everyone and known for not ducking anyone inside the Octagon. Although he has not retired from the world of Mixed Martial Arts as Hunt made it clear at the post-fight presser, telling fans that he’ll see them “somewhere else” going forward.

Mark Hunt looked good in the fights round as he landed some hard low kicks and nice punches. But Justin Willis managed to turn the tide in round two, showcasing a lightning quick left jab that left Hunt frustrated. The third round started out in the similar fashion as Willis continued popping his jabs and frustrated Hunt all night long.

Hunt said he was proud of what he had achieved in his UFC career.

The UFC is the number one organisation for mixed martial arts at the moment so I’m just glad that I’ve been competing at my age,” he said before the fight.

I came in a long time ago. I was 16 years old in my first fight as a Muay Thai fighter, now I’m 44. I’ve been contracted for 23 years in professional fighting so I must be pretty good at it. I’m proud of that.

Twitter poured their farewell and reacted to his loss in his final fight in the UFC.

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