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"Big Country" suggests UFC matchmakers have given Velasquez the same opponents over his last five fights in order to preserve him as division champion. Roy Nelson has said some pretty interesting things during his tenure with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Just ask Dana White. But the most recent comments he gave to FOX Sports aimed at current heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, might top them all. Aside from suggesting that UFC is protecting Cain as champ by pairing him up against the read news >>

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Roy Nelson is hours away from having to survive Mark Hunt's overhand right, but he's still got time to dig at UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. According to Nelson, Velasquez has been sheltered, presumably by the UFC, in order to protect him from, well, Nelson. "I think Cain Velasquez has only fought the same guy over and over the last couple of years, because they don't want to change (the champion)," Nelson told FOX Sports. Velasquez hasn't competed since finishing his trilogy with form read news >>

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Few men pack the punch of a Mark Hunt or a Roy Nelson. In a matter of hours, they will lob their sledgehammer hands at one another in one of the year’s most anticipated heavyweight battles. read news >>

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All that fretting about Mark Hunt's weight ended up being much ado about nothing, as both he and Roy Nelson successfully cleared the heavyweight limit at Friday's UFC Fight Night 52 weigh-ins in Japan. Hunt tipped the scales at a hulking 264 pounds, while Nelson came in at a slightly trimmer 260 pounds ahead of the pair's Saturday night main event, which will take place in Japan's legendary Saitama Super Arena and air live on UFC Fight Pass. "One thing I respect about Mark, and Mark respects abo read news >>

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Look at the look at each other. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its weigh in event earlier today (Fri., Sept. 19, 2014) at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan for those fighters competing at the UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" event, which is scheduled to take place tomorrow morning live on Fight Pass. For complete UFC Fight Night 52 weigh in results and video click here. The staredowns were nothing to write home about, as is usually the case, but you can at least get a loo read news >>

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Few men pack the punch of a Mark Hunt or a Roy Nelson. In a matter of hours, they will lob their sledgehammer hands at one another in one of the year’s most anticipated heavyweight battles. 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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TOKYO – Roy Nelson knows fans can’t wait to see what happens when he and fellow heavyweight slugger Mark Hunt step into the octagon on Saturday at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Once again UFC Heavyweight Roy Nelson shows that he's willing to play with fire, ie make semi-tasteless racially charged comments, to promote his fighting career. Oh boy. Here we go again. Roy Nelson, talking to Fox Sports in advance of his UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson headlining fight with Mark Hunt Saturday in Japan, joked that "I can put 'White Pride' on my chest. He has his 'Brown Pride' on his chest. Wait, that isn't the same thing, is it?" The joke would be a lot funnier if such a larg 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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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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