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Gunnar Nelson on brink of breakout performance

With the world of mixed martial arts still buzzing from last weekend’s action at UFC 178 and the updated rankings that followed, the sport’s leading promotion will redirect the spotlight this weekend with it’s second trip to Sweden and a main event featuring a welterweight clash between the increasingly-dangerous Gunnar Nelson and 170-pound fixture Rick Story at UFC Fight Night...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

GIFS of Doom: Hunt blasts Nelson in Saitama

As advertised, the UFC Fight Night 52 headliner between heavyweight KO artists Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson ended fairly quickly and in ultraviolent fashion. At the 3-minute marker of the 2nd round of this five round scheduled tilt, Hunt hit the third UFC walkoff KO of his legendary career. Watch ‘The Super Samoan’ faceplant ‘Big County’ in .gif form below.  
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson UFC Fight Purse Breakdown

Roy Nelson * denotes an estimated purse Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event TUF: Heavyweight Finale - Dec 5/09 – W (Schaub) – $41,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus, $25,000 Knockout of the Night bonus) UFC Fight Night: Florian vs Gomi - Mar 31/10 – W (Struve) – […]
Via MMA Manifesto
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Next Fights for Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson?

  We at Fight At The Night have decided to explore the most possible, most appropriate and most interesting next fights for both Hunt and Nelson  in the aftermath of their bout in Tokyo, Japan. Mark Hunt Hunt did at UFC Fight Night 52 what very few fighters have done before – finish Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson on the feet. It would come as little surprise to those who’ve...
Via Fight Of The Night
10 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs Nelson Pick ‘Em Results

    Congratulations to Jesse Calderon for winning our UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs Nelson Pick ‘Em Contest. Next Pick ‘Em action will be for the stacked card that is UFC 178: Johnson vs Cariaso on Sept 27th.  Thanks for playing!   Consensus Picks Roy Nelson – 57% Myles Jury – 89% Yoshirio Akiyama – 53% Miesha Tate – 94% Kiichi […]
Via MMA Manifesto
10 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox: Hunt vs Nelson Fighter Purses & Attendance

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 […]
Via MMA Manifesto
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt KO’s Roy Nelson At UFC Fight Night 52

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. Round One: 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...
Via Fight Of The Night
11 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 52 Predictions

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. — Main Card: 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...
Via Fight Of The Night
12 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 52 offers intriguing main card

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...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs Nelson Fight Card

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) […]
Via MMA Manifesto
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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