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Looks like UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt really let himself go in between fights, something he could regret Friday in Japan. "The Super Samoan" tipped the scales at a hefty 284 pounds at the end of the day Thursday, so therefore, he would've been forced to shed 18 pounds by Friday's 3 a.m. ET weigh-ins, according to Yahoo Sports. The UFC heavyweight limit is 265 pounds, though 266 pounds is acceptable for non-title matchups. Perhaps even more shocking than his weight is the notion that Hunt isn't wo read news >>

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After Yahoo Sports's Kevin Iole reported on Thursday that Mark Hunt still had 19 pounds to cut before Friday's UFC Fight Night 52 weigh-ins, there was fear that he would become the first heavyweight in modern UFC history to miss weight. However, Hunt told MMAFighting.com shortly thereafter that he was confident he wouldn't have any issues. Earlier in the afternoon Hunt said, "I'm good. I'm only a few kilos off now." Less than two hours later he then said, "I am on weight right now, I think." Fig read news >>

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MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) game of UFC Fight Night 52 headliner Mark Hunt, who takes on Roy Nelson this Saturday (Sept. 20, 2014) at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. PRIDE FC veteran, Mark Hunt, and The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 10 winner, Roy Nelson, are set to scrap in the UFC Fight Night 52 main event on Fight Pass this Saturday night (Sept. 20, 2014) at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Hunt has one of the read news >>

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Miesha Tate is the former Strikeforce bantamweight champion, but she knows that she can't underestimate undefeated Japanese fighter Rin Nakai, when Tate steps on her opponent's home turf at UFC Fight Night Japan on Saturday. read news >>

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Veteran heavyweights Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson are set to headline UFC Fight Night 52, which will be hosted by Saitama, Japan, on Saturday. At 40 years old, Hunt has failed to pick up a win in his past two appearances. However, with a draw against Antonio Silva in his most recent outing, Super Samoan remains a contender in the heavyweight division. Following back-to-back losses against Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic, Nelson bounced back in a big way when he met Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in April. read news >>

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Mark Hunt is very realistic about the point he has reached in his career, saying he'll step away and not return when it's time. Mark Hunt may be in a little bit of trouble when it comes to making weight for his main event bout with Roy Nelson, but he's got a clear goal set when it comes to his fighting career. The aging heavyweight seems very aware of his place in the sport and the amount of time he has left to compete at a high level. But, he has set the goal of getting one crack at UFC goal, a read news >>

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With the weigh-ins just hours away, Mark Hunt has nearly 20 pounds to shed if he's to avoid missing the heavyweight limit for his main event bout vs. Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night Japan. It's not often that you have to worry about a fighter failing to make the heavyweight limit, but with approximately 12 hours until the UFC Fight Night Japan weigh-ins, Mark Hunt could be unable to cut to 266 lbs. Yahoo's Kevin Iole reports that Hunt, who started his training camp at 340 lbs, is presently 284 lbs read news >>

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What you see is what you get with Mark Hunt. The storied heavyweight slugger brings a straightforward approach to his action inside the Octagon, and the New Zealand native never makes any bones about what he's showing up to do. The former K-1 World Grand Prix champion's mission once the cage door closes is to settle the opposition in whatever fashion presents itself, and it's a task he's accomplished time and time again—often in brutal fashion. Knocking grown men unconscious is just what Hunt do read news >>

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Just because you're in Japan, doesn't mean you can fight at Super Heavyweight. Perhaps someone forgot to tell Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) headliner Mark Hunt, who is scheduled to fight Roy nelson in the UFC Fight Night 52 main event this Saturday (Sept. 20, 2014) inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, live on UFC Fight Pass. There's just one problem. We're less than 24 hours from the official "Hunt vs. Nelson" weigh ins and the "Super Samoan" is super heavy, to the tune of 19 pou read news >>

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Roy Nelson vs. Mark Hunt will happen at UFC Fight Night 52 in Saitama, Japan this Saturday, Sept. 20. Isn't that just fantastic? Roy Nelson vs. Mark Hunt. This is a dream matchup for fight fans, featuring two big-bellied, goofy, carefree heavyweights who could punch holes through sheet metal (and that's just their jabs!). When looking at this bout on the surface, it's easy to get lost in the fighters' appearances and their reputations as one-shot-stopper knockout artists. Add in their quirks—Roy read news >>

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Unlike most people in MMA, Mark Hunt never wanted to be a fighter. It's a point he makes abundantly clear several times even in a short conversation.Being a fighter is something he believes he was put on this Earth to be, and he's fine with that, and having fun with that, but he makes it clear it was not his decision but simply his fate. He was born with a powerful punch and an inordinate amount of durability. His punch, and ability to take a punch, allowed him to make up ground quickly both in read news >>

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