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Mark Hunt Cleared To Fly To U.S., UFC 160 Fight With Junior Dos Santos A Go

Mark Hunt will make his way to Las Vegas and Saturday’s UFC 160 card after all, as “The Super Samoan” was granted his visa to travel to the U.S. late last week.

Hunt had been stuck in New Zealand awaiting clearance to fly from the country. He set a self-imposed deadline for obtaining his visa early last week, but the UFC continued to work hard to help get him on a plane.

Hunt will be trying to move his way closer to a potential UFC heavyweight title fight when he faces former champion Junior dos Santos in the co-main event.

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Fight Cards

UFC 211: Miocic vs. dos Santos 2

Event Date: May 13, 2017
Broadcast: PPV, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 179: MacDonald vs. Daley

Event Date: May 19, 2017
Broadcast: Spike

UFC Fight Night 109: Gustafsson vs. Teixeira

Event Date: May 28, 2017
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 212: Aldo vs. Holloway

Event Date: June 3, 2017
Broadcast: PPV, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 110: Lewis vs. Hunt

Event Date: June 11, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

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Event Date: June 17, 2017
Broadcast: TBD