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UFC 209: Mark Hunt Posts he Broke His Tibia, Sources Later Clarify Injury Not so Serious

Kelsey Mowatt

UFC 209

Initially, outlets were reporting that  Mark Hunt could be sidelined for a while, as the heavyweight reported he broke his tibia at UFC 209, but apparently that’s not the case.

Hunt came out firing a steady stream of kicks on Saturday night, but in round one, Overeem checked one and a huge cut was opened on his right shin. Overeem proceeded to finish the entertaining fight in round three, as he took Hunt out with knees to the head.

After the devastating loss, Hunt reported this on Instagram:

Since then, however, sources close to Hunt’s camp have informed MMA Fighting that the fighter did not break his tibia after all.

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