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Mark Hunt reacts to Brock Lesnar suspension, says 'it's not harsh enough'

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Mark Hunt has not been quiet about performance-enhancing drug (PED) use in mixed martial arts (MMA). As a guy who has never tested positive in his entire career, as well as fighting two heavyweights who later popped for PED use, it's hard to blame the veteran's stance. Even after Brock Lesnar, who defeated "Super Samoan" this past July, was suspended one year, fined $250,000 and had his win revoked following a failed drug test for UFC 200, Hunt remains adamant that the punishment isn't enough.

"It's not harsh enough considering he gets the same [punishment] as Jon Jones and Jones didn't fight," said Hunt to MMA Fighting. "Would that penalty have sufficed if I had died or been maimed?"

While Hunt may be right, faulty foot cream may have saved Lesnar from a more devastating penalty. Instead, the professional wrestler will be allowed to reenter the Octagon after just one year on the sidelines. Considering Lesnar made a ridiculous $2.5 million to lay-and-prey Hunt at UFC 200, this seems like a fair trade off.

"I am still waiting on UFC," added Hunt. "Will they allow my clause or [will] we get into a lawsuit so the whole world can watch?"

Stick with Mania as more news pertaining to Hunt vs. UFC becomes available.

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