The UFC 144 event will be held on pay per view this Saturday in Saitama, Japan. The event will include a heavyweight bout between Mark Hunt and Cheick Kongo.
Mark "the Super Samoan" Hunt is a 5'10", 265 pound fighter coming out of Australia. He has a 7-7 record in his career in MMA. He was a kickboxer prior to moving into MMA competitions. Hunt had a 30-13 record as a kickboxer and also competed in the 2001 K-1 World Grand Prix.
The UFC 144 pay per view event in Saitama, Japan will feature two fighters that have competed in both the welterweight and middleweight classes. These two competitors are Yoshihiro Akiyama and Jake Shields. Akiyama currently has a 13-4 record with two fights declared as no contest fights. Shields has a record of26-6-1.