It may not have been the epic beatdown many were expecting, as Mark Hunt's knockout power was neutralized by the comebacking Brock Lesnar's slow and methodical, yet effective ground game. And it all worked to the advantage of “The Beast,” as he won the match unanimously in three rounds. But with Lesnar having potentially run afoul of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), the “Super Samoan” is reportedly dead-set on demanding his opponent’s purse should he be found guilty of doping.

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“The Beast” gets flagged for potential violation

Lesnar’s return to UFC action five years after his last mixed martial arts fight was a successful one, but prior to that, he was flagged by USADA officials for an unspecified potential doping violation. This originated from an out-of-competition sample taken on June 28, or about a week and a half before UFC 200.

In the run-up to UFC 200, Hunt had made comments to the press, suggesting that current WWE competitor Lesnar was “juiced to the gills,” and complaining that UFC was giving the 39-year-old former UFC heavyweight champion preferential treatment. USADA requires that newly-unretired athletes give a four-month notice for their first fight, a requirement that was apparently waived for Lesnar.

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Hunt won’t be satisfied anymore with half of Lesnar’s UFC 200 payday

The 42-year-old Hunt said that he told UFC President Dana White that he wants half of Lesnar's UFC 200 purse, given that competitors caught “cheating” should lose all of their pay for a given event. But he had quickly followed up on that in a subsequent tweet, saying that he “changed (his) mind,” and that “cheaters shouldn’t get [expletive]” if caught.

Although it's common for UFC fighters to talk smack against each other outside of official interviews and press conferences, Hunt appears dead-serious on his demands, and his attempts at getting White's attention. So serious, in fact, that he may ask for his release from the promotion if he doesn't get his way.

“I’ve told Dana that I want a release from the UFC if they don’t sort this out,” he said.

“They say they are trying to clean up the sport, but it doesn’t feel like it. The UFC is basically saying if you cheat you won’t be penalized.”

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