Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva vs. Mark Hunt II in the Works for UFC 193 in Australia

Hunter Homistek@HunterAHomistekCorrespondent IAugust 19, 2015

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 07:  (This digital image has been converted to black & white) Mark Hunt punches Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva in their heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on December 7, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)
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It looks like the UFC wants to run back one of greatest heavyweight scraps in the sport's history. 

According to a report from MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani, the promotion is targeting a rematch between Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva and Mark Hunt for UFC 193 in Melbourne, Australia. 

The UFC is sparing no expenses for this Nov. 14 card (Nov. 15 in Australia due to time difference), bringing these massive fighters to an equally massive venue in Australia's Etihad Stadium, which seats almost 54,000 fans. If the success of their first fight serves as any indication, Silva and Hunt will have the stadium rocking early and often. 

Their previous encounter at UFC Fight Night 33 ended in a majority draw after each man found success throughout the fight. The rock 'em, sock 'em affair saw each man earn a knockdown, and both fighters repeatedly scored with massive blows that would've ended lesser men throughout the 25-minute tilt. 

In all, it was unquestionably one of the greatest, most competitive fights in heavyweight history, and it's one UFC commentator Jon Anik points to as one of his favorite moments in his professional career. 

The fact that the first fight was so incredible—and the fact that it was deemed a tie—makes the rematch incredibly compelling. 

The two men's trajectories since that fight also add to the intrigue. 

Both fighters are 1-2 since UFC Fight Night 33, losing twice and winning once via knockout. 

After the testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) ban, which occurred in February 2014Silva needed surgery to ensure his future health. He also failed a post-fight drug test immediately after his bout with Hunt, forcing him to forfeit his Fight of the Night bonus. 

With that in mind, it's likely we'll see a much different fight the second time around, as each man has shown a decreased ability to absorb punishment since their first encounter. 

The good news is when the cage door closes, there will be no more questions, only answers. Bigfoot and Hunt will pen their responses with punches, kicks, knees and elbows to the delight of millions across the globe. 

Stay tuned to Bleacher Report for an official announcement regarding this much-anticipated rematch. 

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