Proof That Fighters Play As Themselves In Video Games To Win Titles

Do existing sports stars play as themselves in video games? Do they slam it on 'easy' in order to totally decimate the competition and become dominant champions? Surely the answer is yes. It's what I'd do! The above video, via Mark's Facebook page, shows adopted Australian (read: Kiwi) Mark Hunt beating the crap out of current UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez in EA Sports UFC. This is precisely what I'd be doing if I was in the same position!

Congrations Mark Hunt, you are the new [virtual] Heavyweight Champion of the world.

Mark Hunt is currently preparing for his upcoming bout against Roy 'Big Country' Nelson. He's one of the most popular stars in the sport, and trains out of Sydney, Australia.

But Mark Hunt notoriously avoided training for a majority of his early career — mainly because of his love for Counter-Strike — as he explained when we interviewed him earlier this year.

Back then he wasn't sure if he'd be able to find the time to play EA Sports UFC. Looks like he's made time. Hopefully this won't impact his training for the Big Country fight!


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