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MARK Hunt has reacted furiously to Brock Lesnar’s USADA flagging for potential doping, saying the “f***ing cheat” should lose his $2.5 million purse and threatening to quit the UFC if promotion bosses don’t take action.

Hunt, who lost a unanimous decision to Lesnar at UFC 200 in the former heavyweight champion’s first fight in the Octagon for five years, pulled no punches in an exclusive interview with FOX Sports News (listen above).

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Still, the previous owners, Zuffa, grew the MMA promotion to its current apex. So, fight fans may be uncertain as to how things will or will not change under the mixed new ownership’s direction.

Only will time will tell for sure how the UFC may change, but Elias Cepeda says there are at least six things we can either expect or should look for in the coming years, after the UFC’s most recent sale.

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Now almost officially passed over for a title shot, Ronaldo Souza’s manager is fuming over the UFC’s decision to give Dan Henderson a rematch with champ Michael Bisping.

In a text message to MMAjunkie, Souza’s longtime rep, Gilberto Faria, said promoting Henderson as Bisping’s first title defense “makes no sense” because “out of the last nine fights, (Henderson) lost six.”

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Back in the Octagon for the first time since 2011, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar may have answered the questions he had about himself after two bouts with diverticulitis shortened his first stint in MMA, as he returned with a unanimous three-round unanimous decision over Mark Hunt in Saturday’s UFC 200 co-main event at T-Mobile Arena.

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In a lot of ways, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was in a no win situation Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena when he faced middleweight icon Anderson Silva, who took their UFC 200 fight on two days’ notice following the removal of Jon Jones due to a potential Anti-Doping violation. Cormier did secure the three-round unanimous decision victory in the non-title bout though, even if the 41-year-old Silva won the crowd with his gutsy effort.

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The morning after his removal from Saturday’s UFC 200 main event against Daniel Cormier due to a potential anti-doping violation, interim UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones addressed the media at MGM Grand, and was clearly contrite for the situation while also denying any wrongdoing.

“I want to start by apologizing to all the fans who came out to support me for UFC 200, the UFC and the Fertittas for not being able to perform, all the staff of UFC, and I want to apologize to Daniel Cormier,” he said. “The fight meant a lot to him and a lot to me, and I want to apologize sincerely. I’m really sorry about this happening.

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Two hours after he heard that Jon Jones had been removed from Saturday’s UFC 200 main event against Daniel Cormier on Wednesday night, former middleweight champion Anderson Silva was on the phone to his manager, Ed Soares, letting him know that he was ready to step in to face the current light heavyweight king.

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