Hunt still plagued by staph infection


Following a loss to Junior Dos Santos at UFC 160, Mark Hunt ended up in the hospital fighting a staph infection in an infected hematoma on his leg. Unfortunately for him, Hunt has continued to deal with the infection and not quite out of the woods:

The hard-hitting heavyweight recently announced that he could end up back in the hospital due to a lingering staph infection which he contracted during his UFC 160 loss to Junior Dos Santos.

“Well troops, just wanted [you] guys to know the skin [graft] didn’t survive, and I think I will be back in hospital next week,” Hunt wrote on Facebook. “It’s a bummer, really, because the Hill Song Conference is starting next Tuesday. I hope I don’t have to go [to the] hospital, but we will see. I see [a] plastic surgeon Tuesday. Didn’t realize how bad this is, man. Anyway, troops, [I] will keep [you] guys informed.”

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absolutesperry site profile image  

6/29/13 5:54 PM by absolutesperry

The saddest part of all of this was finding out he's Hillsong....No wonder he's hanging around the fight game still because he's got to give a % of his earnings to those dodgy fucks so he's family is still damn hungry.You don't know about this deaf god lol!

CindyO site profile image  

6/29/13 12:51 PM by CindyO

Oh wow, that's unfortunate. Its a good thing he has insurance:)   Cindy

Enemies site profile image  

6/29/13 12:26 AM by Enemies only because I'm feeling especially helpful today...

Lenny site profile image  

6/28/13 9:49 PM by Lenny

I believe someone asked for the Randleman pic. I'm amazed at anyone recovering from something like this, and really wishing Hunto the best!!...that leg looks terrible.

mrspeakershere site profile image  

6/28/13 8:48 PM by mrspeakershere

I'm not a doctor, but I wonder if this is harder for someone of higher weight? Not sure if that has anything to do with it but best of luck getting better Hunt. <3

Mark Hunts Pet Monkey site profile image  

6/28/13 4:45 PM by Mark Hunts Pet Monkey

Get well Mark!

Willy the Coyote site profile image  

6/28/13 4:33 PM by Willy the Coyote

Damn! Hopefully Mark kicks this infection's ass and gets back into the cage ASAP. One of the most exciting fighters out there.

robbie380 site profile image  

6/28/13 4:21 PM by robbie380

Get some maggots in that wound.  They will clean it up in no time.  I'm serious.

Akston site profile image  

6/28/13 3:59 PM by Akston


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6/28/13 3:56 PM by UGCTT_xxzygotexx

Fuuuuuuuu...Looks nasty, hoping for a speedy recovery!