‘Aquaman’ Jason Momoa Performs Haka For UFC Heavyweight Mark Hunt

UFC Heavyweight knockout artist Mark Hunt has his very own Justice League cheering him on for his upcoming fight.

Hunt, 43, was training at the Heartbreak Conditioning gym in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia when his team surprised him with a stirring haka. Among the athletes performing the traditional Maori war dance was “Justice League” and “Game of Thrones” star Jason Momoa.

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Momoa, 37, surprised the “Super Samoan” with a visit at the MMA gym earlier this week. The fighters bent a knee following the haka in a show of unison for Hunt. “Blown away is a understatement,” the UFC fighter captioned a second Instagram video.

“I’m extremely humbled to be a part of the heartbreak family and thank you all so much for the prayer and haka today I’m speechless.”

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Hunt is a MMA hero in his native New Zealand and Australia. He famously, in MMA circles, refused to let the UFC buyout his contract after amassing a lacklustre 5-7 record in MMA. He insisted on fighting on and won his next four fights straight. His near-Cinderella story culminated in a bout for the UFC Interim Heavyweight championship in front of a sold out crowd in Mexico.

The “Super Samoan” will attempt to recover from a loss when he tackles surging Heavyweight contender and winner of six straight fights Derrick Lewis.

 

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