UFC Adelaide saw Stipe Miocic rebound from his loss to Junior Dos Santos with a dominating TKO performance over Mark Hunt on Saturday, May 10.
Miocic used his reach and footwork to out strike and out work Hunt over five rounds, until finishing him with some vicious strikes at the end of the fifth.
With this win, you would expect Miocic to be back in the heavyweight title picture, with a possible rematch with dos Santos or a bout with #3 ranked Travis Browne.
UFC Adelaide Main Card (Fight Pass)
Heavyweight: Stipe Miocic def. Mark Hunt via TKO (punches) (2:47/Round 5)
Middleweight: Robert Whittaker def. Brad Tavares via KO (punches) (0:44/Round 1)
Light Heavyweight: Sean O’Connell def. Anthony Perosh via TKO (punches) (0:56/Round 1)
Lightweight: James Vick def. Jake Matthews via Submission (guillotine choke) (4:53/Round 1)
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Featherweight: Dan Hooker def. Hatsu Hioki via KO (head kick and punches) (4:13/Round 2)
Welterweight: Kyle Noke def. Jonavin Webb via Decision (split) (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)
Middleweight: Sam Alvey def. Dan Kelly via TKO (punches) (0:49/Round 1)
Women’s Strawweight: Bec Rawlings def. Lisa Ellis via Submission (rear-naked choke) (4:09/Round 1)
Middleweight: Brad Scott def. Dylan Andrews via Submission (guillotine choke) (4:54/Round 2)
Women’s Strawweight: Alex Chambers def. Kailin Curran via Submission (armbar) (3:15/Round 3)
Welterweight: Brendan O’Reilly def. Vik Grujic via Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Flyweight: Ben Nguyen def. Alptekin Özkılıç via TKO (punches) (4:59/Round 1)
$50,000 Performance Bonuses: Robert Whittaker, James Vick, Dan Hooker, and Alex Chambers