ROY NELSON RUMORS & GOSSIP
In the battle of the old, fat guys (meant in the most respectful way possible), Mark Hunt outslugged Roy Nelson both in the Octagon and at the bank. Before we go any further, we should note that most international events don’t release fighter pay info, so none of the following salary data for the event is […]
UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs Nelson Sept 20, 2014 Saitama Super Arena Saitama, Japan (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report) Fight Card (UFC Fight Pass – 3:00 am Eastern) Heavyweights (five rounds) Mark Hunt - 264 lbs (9-8-1, #8 ranked heavyweight) vs Roy Nelson - 260 lbs (20-9) - Hunt wins via KO (punch) – Round 2 - PERFORMANCE OF THE NIGHT […]
There was little question going into Saturday night's main event from Japan that the two hardest hitters in the heavyweight division were squaring off when Mark Hunt took on Roy Nelson. Maybe the better inquiry, however, was which one of them could withstand the punishment doled out by the other?
As it turns out, Mark Hunt had the magic punch to finally put Roy Nelson's...
Mark Hunt won the battle of the heavyweight tonight at UFC Fight Night 52, sending Roy Nelson face first to the canvas with a big uppercut mid-way through the second round.
We’re underway the in the main event. Hunt lands a big right in the first exchange. Hunt comes up short with another big right. Then Nelson goes for a takedown, but can’t get finish it. Nelson throws...
Now that “UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson” is officially in the books, make sure to stream tonight’s post-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com.
The presser is scheduled to start at approximately 6AM ET/3AM PT.
Roy Nelson (pictured), Mark Hunt, Takanori Gomi, Myles Jury and the card’s other featured fighters who won’t require medical attention are also...
UFC Fight Night 52 takes place on ‘Fight Pass’ on Saturday morning and we’ve got our predictions for all the fights for you below.
Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson
When you’ve got two heavyweights that hit as hard as Hunt and Nelson do while showing a blatant disregard for their own personal safety it’s fair to assume that either man has a good chance of winning...
Whether you’re an insomniac with a sub-par cable package or simply count yourself as an MMA-junkie, the sport’s leading promotion will offer a temporary solution to your problems in the early hours of Saturday when UFC Fight Night 52 in Saitama, Japan begins at midnight on the east coast. Featuring a main event between two of the division’s oldest competitors, heavyweight veterans...
Following a pair of unanimous-decision losses to fifth-ranked Stipe Miocic and former heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier in 2013, Roy Nelson entered his bout against fellow veteran Minotauro Nogueira on April 11th in desperate need of a win in order to stave-off a future filled with prelim-card appearances and a ticket out of the UFC. On the wrong side of 35 and out of favor with...
Roy Nelson Vitals 6’0″ 255.5 lbs (Heavyweight) 73″ reach, Orthodox June 20, 1976 Record 20-9 (UFC: 7-5) Current Streak 1 straight win Training Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships Held IFL Heavyweight Grand Prix Winner: 2007 IFL Heavyweight Champion: 2007-2008 (two successful title defenses) The Ultimate Fighter 10 Heavyweight Winner: 2009 Strengths - best […]
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UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs Nelson Sept 20, 2014 Saitama Super Arena Saitama, Japan (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report) (number in brackets is the betting odds: ‘-’ denotes the favorite – lines from BestFightOdds) Fight Card (UFC Fight Pass – 3:00 am Eastern) Heavyweights (five rounds) Mark Hunt (9-8-1, #8 ranked heavyweight) vs Roy Nelson (20-9) […]