Hunt unimpressed with Lesnar’s punishment

Mark Hunt has voiced his displeasure towards, what he considers to be, a lenient punishment on Brock Lesnar. 

Lesnar was banned from fighting in the UFC for a year and was fined $250,000 after he tested positive for banned substances during an out-of-competition test and on the night he fought Hunt at UFC 200 in July. 

Lesnar, who defeated Hunt via unanimous decision, tested positive for clomiphene, an anti-estrogen agent, and hydroxy-clomiphene, which is a metabolite of chomiphene.

Even though Lesnar’s victory was overturned to a no contest, Hunt believes that the 39-year-old should have been hit with a harsher penalty for his actions. 

“It’s not harsh enough considering he gets the same [punishment] as Jon Jones and Jones didn’t fight,” Hunt told MMAFighting. “Would that penalty have sufficed if I had died or been maimed?”

Hunt is already preparing to take legal action against the UFC and has hired a lawyer to represent him since a clause in his contract states that this type of scenario would never happen to him again. 

While Hunt is waiting for a response from the promotion, he confirmed that he would be willing to go through with his plans to file a lawsuit. 

“I am still waiting on UFC,” he said. “Will they allow my clause or [will] we get into a lawsuit so the whole world can watch?”