Mark Hunt to headline UFC Fight Night in Sydney vs. Marcin Tybura

’s career just keeps on trucking.

Hunt, coming off a hard-fought win in his last fight, will return to face in the main event of the upcoming UFC Fight Night event in the Australian capital city of Sydney.

Polish website first reported the match, which MMAjunkie subsequently confirmed with multiple UFC officials. A formal announcement is expected early next week.

The event, which takes place Nov. 19 at Qudos Bank Arena, marks the 11th time the UFC has headed to Australia and fourth to Sidney. Due to the time change, the card airs on Nov. 18 in the U.S. on FS1.

Hunt (13-11-1 MMA, 8-5-1 UFC) earned a  over Derrick Lewis in June at UFC Fight Night 110 in Auckland, New Zealand. In the immediate aftermath of the fight, Hunt, 43, hinted at the possibility of retirement but wasn’t certain.

“Anybody above me is good,” Hunt said of who he wanted to face next. “I stepped down for Derrick because he was No. 6, but anyone above me, I’ll take. I’ve only got a few more fights left, so for me, if it ended here tonight, so be it. I’ve had a good run. I’ve had a lot of fun, traveled the world. But it looks like it’s still continuing.”

Indeed it is, and Tybura (16-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) is an interesting choice of opponent considering Hunt currently is No. 6 in the , while Tybura sits at No. 10.

Tybura will be coming off of a , where he handed Andre Arlovski his fifth straight loss. It marked Tybura’s third straight victory.

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