Mark Hunt may be the strongest guy (core strength) in the heavyweight division

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  1. trojansc82

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    Just saw this video online. He beats Alistair, Bob Sapp, and a professional strongman in a tug-of-war competition. I know he may not lift the largest amount of weight, but it's really incredible how powerful he is.

    Here is part 1 of the video:




    Part 2:

     
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    Can't wait to get home and watch this on Youtube, heard about this!
     
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    they way Overeem got worked by Sapp made me lose a lot of hespect
     
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    He got his ass kicked in the arm wrestling though.
     
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    Bobu Sappu whopped everybody's ass in arm wrestling.He even beat Reem.
     
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    bob sapp y u no go for kimura in mma matches!?!?!?.
     
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    Yeah I guess I should be more specific and say he has the most core strength. The way he was able to work everyone on the rope was unreal.
     
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    He gets paid to look good while being punched in the face long enough for people to believe he is in a real fight.
     
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    Cool Vids
     
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    That event really suited Mark Hunt's bodytype and relative shortness, compared to someone like Overeem.

    Notice the way he basically sits down, making it very difficult to move him because he's putting all his weight into it.

    Relying on pure muscle strength, as Overeem did, would work against any Sherdogger but was never going to work here, especially when competing against guys who were stronger than him.

    Watch how easily Bob Sapp beats Mark in the arm wrestling event, yet loses to a guy much smaller than him in the final.

    Love watching Hunt fight though!!
     
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    Hunt is a beast. Can't wait for his fight.
     
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    Wow hunts a beast. I'm shocked he beat sapp and that strongman. They need Pudz on this tv show.
     
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    Well it helps that he's as low to the ground as he is.
     
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    It's called having better shoes.

    On the rope strength is only a small part of the equation, leverage technique and traction are the best asset you can have.
    If you watch closely you'll see his opponents' shoes slide on the floor but not his, that's traction.
     
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    To make it competitive, he'd need to agree to only use one hand.......
     
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    bob sapp prob got some $ to throw the arm wrestling event against the japanese dude
     
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    haha this is awesome, thank you TS
     
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    theyre wearing the same shoes fool!
     

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