Undergone tests in AU, Mark Hunt remains unsure why he was pulled from fight

The issues between UFC President Dana White and UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt are both longstanding and well known.

The latest chapter in the pair’s ongoing beef occurred when Hunt admitted to having symptoms of brain injury in an op-ed…

MY TEAM CONTACTED HIS MANAGEMENT WITHIN THE FIRST WEEK OF LEARNING ABOUT THESE SYMPTOMS AND OFFERED TO FLY HIM TO LAS VEGAS FIRST CLASS TO VISIT THE LOU RUVO BRAIN CENTER — WHICH IS THE BEST IN THE WORLD FOR BRAIN RESEARCH — TO GET MORE TESTS DONE,” WHITE SAID IN THIS LETTER. “AND YOU KNOW WHAT? HE ABSOLUTELY REFUSED.”

“HOW CAN I PUT A GUY WITH THESE SYMPTOMS HE SAID HE’S EXPERIENCING IMMEDIATELY BACK IN THE OCTAGON WITHOUT ADDITIONAL TESTS? I DEFINITELY WASN’T GOING TO DO THAT. SO I DID THE ONLY THING I COULD DO — WHICH IS TO PULL HIM OFF AN EVENT THAT WOULD HAVE HIM FIGHTING JUST NINE WEEKS AFTER WRITING HIS PIECE SO HE CAN HAVE THE PROPER TIME TO SEE A SPECIALIST.”

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