Hunt wants half of Lesnar’s fight purse

Mark Hunt wants half of the money Brock Lesnar made from UFC 200 after the star's potential doping violation came to light on Friday.

The 39-year-old has been notified by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) of a potential doping violation stemming from one of his tests prior to UFC 200 on July 9.

Lesnar beat Hunt by unanimous decision in last weekend's heavyweight bout and the WWE superstar made a record £1.9million from the one event.

The American had not competed in the UFC since December 2011 prior to his fight with Hunt. 

And Hunt is furious after the news of a possible violation as he believes the rules were bent to allow Lesnar to compete in the first place

"When they gave him the exemption to come back I wasn’t too happy about it but they assured me they were all over him," Hunt said.

"I saw Brock made millions for this fight, more than anyone ever. I wanna know what they are gonna do to Brock now.

"When you don’t make weight they give twenty percent of your purse to the other fighter. If you get caught cheating you should lose all of it. I’ve told Dana [White] I want half of Brock’s purse.

"They say they are trying to clean up the sport, but it doesn’t feel like it. The UFC is basically saying if you cheat you won’t be penalised.

"This is the third time I’ve had to fight a cheater in my career. The other two times I didn’t ask for compensation, but this is the third time and I’m sick of them getting away with cheating.

"I’ve told Dana that I want a release from the UFC if they don’t sort this out."

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