Mr. Loverman... Dana!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White made headlines earlier this month when he announced the return of his WWE pal and former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, who fights Mark Hunt in the UFC 200 pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event on July 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
But as he told Round 6 (via FOX Sports Asia), he's got just as much love for Lesnar's opponent.
"Listen, until the day that guy doesn't want to throw a punch anymore, he's with me. I love Mark Hunt. And I've told him that. When we were talking through his latest contract I said, ‘Mark I love yah and I want you to end your career with me. I want you to be here for the rest of your career'. I love his style, I love his toughness and I really love his fucking walk-off knockouts. I love everything about him."
Speaking of walk-off knockouts...
Keep in mind Hunt (12-10-1) was offered a buyout of his PRIDE contract after UFC acquired its struggling rival, but the "Super Samoan" refused and insisted they let him fight. Fast-forward to 2016 and the former K-1 kickboxing champion is now a multi-millionaire.
Good thing, too, as he'll need every penny at this clip joint.