Hard-hitting heavyweight contenders Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva appear to be on a collision course as Combate (via MMA Fighting) reports that "Super Samoan" and "Bigfoot" have verbally agreed to meet in the center of the Octagon on Dec. 21, 2013.
The bout is scheduled to headline a yet-to-be announced Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) "Fight Night" event, which is set to take place in Australia and could potentially equate to five rounds of heavy-hitting action.
Both men are coming off devastating losses as "Bigfoot" was knocked out for the second time by current 265-pound champion Cain Velasquez in the main event at UFC 160 in the very first round this past May.
In the co-headliner of the Memorial Day Weekend event, Junior dos Santos proved that not only is he a precise striker with his hands, but also with his feet, by knocking out Hunt with a spinning back kick that floored the former K-1 striker and eventually lead to the knockout (KO).
The loss ended Hunt's memorable Octagon run which included four consecutive wins in a span of a 13 months.
Meanwhile, "Bigfoot's" second loss to Velasquez shot him down the heavyweight ranks and he now faces an uphill climb should he ever want to vie for the gold again. A win over a longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran like Hunt would certainly be a step in the right direction.
"Bigfoot" vs."Super Samoan," who ya' got?