Being away from the gym is unfortunate for UFC 160. That fight happened over a month ago and the infection, which looks to be about the size of a golf ball, is still lingering. However, things are looking better for Hunt: The latest photo he tweeted shows a leg that’s far less grisly than we saw in the previous picture).heavy hitter Mark Hunt, who suffered a serious staph infection on his left leg after his epic battle with former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos at
Well I'm on the mend doctor said thank u to The Lord http://t.co/PnP19HtmoX
— mark richard hunt (@markhunt1974) June 30, 2013
Although, he still needs to recover for an undetermined period, Hunt was hoping to avoid the hospital and still must meet with a plastic surgeon tomorrow.
“Well, troops, just wanted [you] guys to know the skin [graft] didn’t survive, and I think I will be back in hospital next week,” Hunt wrote on Facebook. “It’s a bummer, really, because the Hill Song Conference is starting next Tuesday. I hope I don’t have to go [to the] hospital, but we will see. I see [a] plastic surgeon Tuesday. Didn’t realize how bad this is, man. Anyway, troops, [I] will keep [you] guys informed.”
We’ll make sure to keep you up to date on his progress. Stay tuned for more on.