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Mark Hunt warns future UFC opponents: ‘If you get popped for steroids, I’m suing your punk-asses’

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When stepping into the cage against Mark Hunt, opponents have plenty to worry about — “Super Samoan” packs dynamite in his hands that has opponents feeling his power for days. And if an opponent chooses to cheat — and ultimately gets busted — the hard-hitting Kiwi will continue the fight ... in the courtroom.

During a recent interview with Fan Sided, Hunt warned all would-be cheaters that if United States Anti Doping Agency (USADA) catches them pissing hot, he will sue them for everything they have.

“If you’re using steroids and cheating, I’m suing you,” Hunt stated. “That’s the message for Curtis. Anyone that I fight that’s cheating, is going to get their punk-asses sued,” declared Hunt.

Hunt is no stranger to legal battles, recently going toe-to-toe with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) after Brock Lesnar was popped by USADA following their 265-pound showdown at UFC 200, which Brock won via unanimous decision (later ruled a “No Contest”).

Hunt is now booked to face off against Curtis Blaydes this Saturday (Feb. 10, 2018) in the co-main event of UFC 221 in Perth, Australia. If everything goes his way, Hunt plans to seek out a higher-ranked opponent ... and he has a few names in mind.

“I have to get past Curtis Blaydes first and then I can ask for someone higher,” Hunt explained. “When I beat Derrick Lewis, I took his spot, I was No. 9 at the time. That’s how that works. If he beats me, he’ll take my spot and if I win, I’ll probably move up. I’m just looking forward to rumbling and fighting, putting on a great show for the fans,” he added.

“I’d like to fight all of them,” Hunt said. “I’ve asked for Fabricio, but I want to fight anyone above me. Francis Ngannou told me he wanted to fight me when we were in Las Vegas. He was like, ‘I want to fight you, I want to fight you.’ So I said, ‘let’s do it, baby.’ I can fight all of these guys. I can rematch with Alistair – if he’s not cheating – I mean, there’s a lot of guys I can fight. I’ll fight all of the top guys. I’ve fought most of them anyways. It’ll be great.

“I need to, first, get by Curtis Blaydes,” he continued. “Then, we’ll see what happens from there.”

A showdown between Hunt and Ngannou — who recently got schooled by Heavyweight king Stipe Miocic — would be a feast for fans, but Blaydes is currently on his own path to making a name for himself in the 265-pound wight class with four straight wins.

Whether or not he can play the role of party-pooper against Hunt remains to be seen.