Round 1 - Referee Steve Mazzagatti oversees the night's co-main event. Building feels like a headliner. Hunt takes the center and dos Santos circles outside. Early low kick from Hunt. Right hand scores for dos Santos, but Hunt rolls with it. Hunt again kicks at the leg. Hunt throwing heavy to open. Left hand lands, and dos Santos moves away. Huge overhand scores for dos Santos, and hunt drops but somehow gets back up. Hunt still banging. Patient work for dos Santos. He doesn't want to get clipped. He's moving in and eats a left hand. The nose of dos Santos is reddened. Hunt is landing with some success. Final minute. Punches traded. Hunt moves in with a spinning strikes, and dos Santos counters and narrowly avoids taking it flush. Another huge right for dos Santos, followed by a left. Hunt doesn't budge. Round ends, and MMAjunkie.com gives dos Santos the first, 10-9.
Round 2 - Hunt moves in to open and lands a big right. He kicks the leg, as well. Bodyshot for dos Santos, followed by a strike to the head. Hunt still holding the center, stalking. Hunt jabbing while dos Santos throwing big power shots. Hunt scores with a right. Hunt throws but eats a right hand. THe timing is on for dos Santos, but he's still wary of Hunt's power. Jabs working for dos Santos. Spinning kick to body for dos Santos. Hunt gets inside for a right hand. Jabs again for dos Santos. Hunt lands a big left hand. Agains the fence, dos Santos looks to be hurt. He pulls free. On the restart, he scores a takedown, and the crowd lets out a massive boo. Short elbows for dos Santos from the top. Side control for dos Santos, and he scores a few more elbows. They get up as the round ends, and MMAjunkie.com gives it again for dos Santos, 10-9.
Round 3 - Huge applause to start the third. Hunt again stalks from the center. He misses a huge right hand, while dos Santos scores one of his own shortly after. Hunt scores with a short left, but dos Santos scampers away. hun can't keep up with dos Santos in terms of speed, but his power is still there. Hunt misses a kick to the legs. It's dos Santos circling, looking to move in and out. He lands a crisp jab. Short elbow scored for dos Santos. Hunt still pressing, looking for the one big shot. Kick to the leg for dos Santos. He fakes a takedown and punches up top. Hunt swing and misses. Uppercut scores for dos Santos. Hunt looks a little frustrated. Left hand wobbles Hunt. He's tagged again by dos Santos. Hunt somehow stays on his feet. Crowd chants "Cigano!" Hunt's face bloodied. Spinning high kick lands or dos Santos, and Hunt slowly wobbles to the floor. It's followed by massive dos Santos punches, and this fight is over. Incredible finish. Junior dos Santos def. Mark Hunt via knockout (strikes) - Round 3, 4:18