Time to bring UFC home

By Tamati Tiananga

It's the fastest growing fight sport in the world, this weekend, NZ fighters Mark Hunt, James Te Huna and Dylan Andrews will all be taking the stage at the Octagon in Brisbane, Australia.

UFC attracts millions of views and spectators.

The event was first staged in the United States and has since has gained a foothold in Europe, with tournaments already being held in Australia.

The event is expected to attract spectators from around Australia and around the world, with many NZers crossing the ditch to attend.

New Zealanders Mark Hunt, James Te Huna and Dylan Andrews are already part of UFC's growing stable of fighters.

Te Huna is a light-heavyweight and will face Mauricio "Shogun" Rua.

Hunt is headlining the event against Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva. 

While Dylan Andrews is set to face Clint Lester.