The UFC confirmed today that No.6 heavyweight Mark Hunt (13-11-1, 1 NC) will return to Australia to take on No.10 challenger Marcin Tybura (16-2-0) at UFC Fight Night Sydney Nov. 19 (Nov. 18 in North America).
Hunt, 43, is still enjoying a recent TKO win over Derrick Lewis UFC Fight Night 110, which earned a Fight-of-the-Night award.
Tybura, 31, is on a three-fight win streak, decisioning Andre Arlovski at UFC Fight Night 111. The fight is a chance for Tybura to leapfrog up the rankings with an impressive victory.
UFC Fight Night Sydney (also called UFC Fight Night 121) is scheduled for Nov. 19 (Nov. 18 in North America) at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney. It is the fifth UFC event for the city.
Announced bouts include:
Mark Hunt (13-11-1, 1NC) vs. Marcin Tybura (16-2-0)
Tai Tuivasa (5-0-0) vs Rashad Coulter (8-2-0)
More bouts are expected to be announced.