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What's a "Super Samoan" like you doing in a place like this? Former PRIDE attraction turned Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight contender Mark Hunt has returned to "The Land of the Rising Sun" for a super-sized showdown against bearded interloper Roy Nelson. They'll do the deed this Saturday (Sept. 20, 2014) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 52 in Saitama, Japan, live on UFC Fight Pass (results here). But before that, they exchanged glances at the "Hunt vs. Nelson" media day (abo read news >>

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Heavyweights Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson headline this weekend's tip to Saitama, Japan. The Line Up Bantamweight Alex Caceres vs. Masanori Kanehara Featherweight Katsunori Kikuno vs. Sam Sicilia Welterweight Hyun Gyu Lim vs. Takenori Sato Bantamweight Michinori Tanaka vs. Kyung Ho Kang Lightweight Kazuki Tokudome vs. Johnny Case Featherweight Maximo Blanco vs. Dan Hooker The Odds Alex Caceres -280 Masanori Kanehara +220 Katsunori Kikuno -155 Sam Sicilia +125 Hyun Gyu Lim -550 Takenori Sato +400 Kyu read news >>

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In 2014, the UFC’s heavyweight division remains enthusiastically unknowable. Andrei Arlovski, whom many had stamped for the glue factory after his fourth straight loss in early 2011 to Sergei Kharitonov, is both a gradual and sudden UFC contender, depending on your point of view. He’s gone 8-1-(1) since that twilight spiral when people kept folding him up like a dinner tray. And in his second stint in the UFC, people -- oddsmakers, matchmakers, air-breathers -- keep waiting for him to get smashe read news >>

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Headlined by a heavyweight clash between Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson, UFC Fight Night 52 should deliver some fireworks on Saturday. In addition to the main attraction, the fight card also features an important lightweight bout between Myles Jury and former Pride FC champion Takanori Gomi. While none of the fighters mentioned above have to worry about job security right now, some on the UFC Fight Night 52 card will. Here are the competitors sitting on the hot seat heading into Saturday's fights. Yos 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 Roy Nelson, who looks to out-brawl Mark Hunt this Saturday night (Sept. 20, 2014) at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan Pudgy power puncher, Roy Nelson, takes on a K-1 kickboxing veteran, Mark Hunt, 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. Roy Nelson has been remark read news >>

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UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson doesn't think former Pride champion Fedor Emelianenko or current UFC titleholder Cain Velasquez qualifies as the best heavyweight fighter ever—but it's nothing personal, because he doesn't think anyone else does either. Speaking with FOX Sports, "Big Country" explained why the term "greatest of all time" shouldn't apply to heavyweight mixed martial artists: I don't think there's actually a greatest heavyweight. I think with every heavyweight there's a style that makes read news >>

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For the first time in 18 months the octagon touches down in “The Land of the Rising Sun” as UFC Fight Night 52 takes place Saturday from Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The UFC Fight Pass-streamed event will see Mark Hunt (9-8-1 MMA, 4-2-1 UFC) (...) read news >>

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No, not even Fedor Emelianenko. For all intents and purposes, Fedor Emelianenko is widely-considered to be the greatest mixed martial arts (MMA) heavyweight fighter of all time. Just ask this UFC champion. The former PRIDE FC heavyweight titleholder ran roughshod over the competition during his reign as division champion from 2003 -2006. In the midst of his dominating run, Fedor was riding a 27-fight win streak, before hitting a rough patch and dropping three straight under the Strikeforce banne read news >>

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What the the great fight in Pride FC history? Plus, on the latest Great MMA Debate podcast, Roy Nelson and Myles Jury stop by to talk about their upcoming fights at Saturday's UFC Japan. read news >>

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On paper, Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson resembles a heavyweight death match between an armed nuclear warhead and The Hulk. With chins made from an outer-space, extraterrestrial metal, Hunt and Nelson each hold the ingredients to combine for one of the best heavyweight tilts we've ever seen. As each knockout artist comes into UFC Fight Night 52 this Saturday securely positioned within the division's top 10, the victor may very well reap the spoils. A decisive finish for Hunt or Nelson could propel eit read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is feeling charitable ahead of its upcoming UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which takes place this Saturday night (Sept. 20, 2014) on UFC Fight Pass from inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Oh, and I guess now is a good time to mention the main card starts at 3:30 a.m. ET. To get fight fans amped up for this weekend's brouhaha in the "Land of the Rising Sun," UFC has released a pair of free fight videos featurin read news >>

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