Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum was recently suspended for a period of two years by United States Anti Doping Agency (USADA) after failing an out-of-competition drug test earlier this year.
So when news got around to Mark Hunt, you know the hard-hitting heavyweight would have a thing or three to say about it.
“I’m glad that Fabricio Werdum got caught, that little bitch,” Hunt said during a recent media scrum in Moscow, Russia (via MMA Junkie). “Go back to the favelas. (Expletive) you, you little (expletive). Good job. He was supposed to be here, but that’s what you get for being weak. That’s what you get, Fabricio, for being a weak-minded person. See you later.”
Indeed, Werdum was set to headline UFC Fight Night 136 this weekend (Sat., Sept. 15, 2018) against Aleksei Oleinik, but was forced out of the gig following the failed drug test.
The fight, ironically, ultimately went to Hunt.
Hunt suffered a second-round knockout loss to Werdum at UFC 180 back in November of 2014 (see it), which ultimately earned “Vai Cavalo” the interim title and a title unification fight (and win) against then-champion Cain Velasquez.
So you can understand the reason Hunt is a bit peeved.
“I had to lose 21 kilograms in 3.5 weeks to make that a title fight,” Hunt said. “I got kneed in the head by that little cheater. Then he beats Cain in Mexico. That really upsets me about that guy. Then he wouldn’t fight me – he’s just a cheating little (expletive), man. He’s a little dog, that guy. See you later, Fabricio. Enjoy, mother(expletive).”
Hunt has long been an outspoken person when it comes to banned substances and failed drug tests in mixed marital arts (MMA), having faced multiple fighters who have pissed hot, including Frank Mir, Werdum and, of course, Brock Lesnar.
Still, Hunt says he is happy to be facing a clean fighter in Aleksei this Saturday in Russia, which he says could very well be one of his final fights inside the world-famous Octagon.
To see who else is fighting at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 136: “Hunt vs Oleinik” event click here.