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Jury KO's Gomi in 92 seconds, puts UFC on high-alert

 Myles "Fury" Jury defeated Takanori "Fireball" Gomi to improve his UFC record to a sparkling 6-0. After the fight, long-standing UFC commentator, Mike Goldberg said, "They call him the future, he might be the now". Coming from Goldberg, a UFC staple who has seen everything, that is quite the endorsement.  UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson,...
Via The GM's Perspective
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fighters of the Week

  Luke Irwin: 1. Mark Hunt: If Roy was content to just throw, which he stupidly was, then Hunt was going to make him pay. He did. 2. Myles Jury: Is now 6-0 in the UFC after handing hometown guy Takanori Gomi his first-ever knockout loss. 3. Melvin Manhoef: Hit the off switch on Doug Marshall, and in the process, earns himself a Bellator middleweight title shot. 4. Thabiso Mchunu...
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7 days 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

Morning Matchmaker: Should Mark Hunt get a title shot next?

Mark Hunt laid out Roy Nelson with a one-punch knockout. Is he ready for a UFC heavyweight title shot? Myles Jury became the first man to knock out Takanori Gomi. How far does that move him up the lightweight contender list? Yoshihiro Akiyama returned after more than two years to dominate Amir Sadollah. Where does he go from here? We'll try to answer all those questions and more...
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9 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...
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9 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

UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs Nelson Results

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 […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Roller Coaster Career Hits High Mark for Hunt

It took this mixed martial artist exactly 10 years and two months to collect his 10th professional victory. Who is Mark Hunt (pictured)? If this were MMA Jeopardy, Hunt would stump most fans trying to figure out the question. It’s hard to believe someone as popular and respected as Hunt owns a meager 10-8-1 résumé. The slugger finally notched double-digits in the win column with...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 52 Bonuses

Following this morning’s UFC Fight Night 52 event in Japan the recipients of the $50,000 bonus awards were announced. A 15 minute preliminary scrap between Kyung Ho Kang and Michinori Tanaka earned ‘Fight Of The Night’ honors, with Kang eventually winning the fight by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28). As you might expect, Mark Hunt was awarded a ‘Performance Of The Night’...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunt, Case, Kang and Tanaka Score Bonuses at UFC Fight Night 52

After a spectacular night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Mark Hunt (pictured), Johnny Case, Kyung Ho Kang and Michinori Tanaka each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday at “UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson.” UFC Fight Night 52 took place inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Fight of the Night: Kyung Ho Kang vs. Michinori Tanaka...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson Results

Main Card (UFC Fight Pass) Weight class Method Round Time Notes Heavyweight Mark Hunt def. Roy Nelson KO (punch) 2 3:00 Lightweight Myles Jury def. Takanori Gomi TKO (punches) 1 1:32 Welterweight Yoshihiro Akiyama def. Amir Sadollah Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Women’s Bantamweight Miesha Tate def. Rin Nakai Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt knocks out Roy Nelson with walk off finish in the 2nd round

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...
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11 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...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson’ Live Post-Fight Press Conference Video

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...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs Nelson quick results

While you are likely sleeping, the UFC is putting on a fantastic card streaming live on UFC Fight Pass from the Saitama Super Arena in Japan. After a sensational preliminary card, the exciting six fight main card is about to get underway, and you can follow all the action right here. Check out the UFC Fight Night 52 results as they happen below: Main Card Mark Hunt vs Roy Nelson...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs Nelson prelims results

The UFC returns to Japan in the wee hours of the morning here in the states, but do not fret for we have got you covered with all the news and results you need to know. UFC Fight Night 52 is headlined by a heavyweight slobberknocker featuring two of the heaviest handed strikers in the division as Roy Nelson takes on Mark Hunt. Prior to that sensational main event, the UFC has put...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson’ Live Results

“UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson” will be jumping off Saturday inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. UFC Fight Pass streams the entire show live starting at 12:30AM ET/9:30PM PT. The main card begins at 3:30AM ET/12:30AM PT. A heavyweight shootout between Roy Nelson and Mark Hunt headlines the festivities. Lightweights Takanori Gomi and Myles Jury serve as the co-main...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson Staff Picks

  Last Event Winner: Luke Irwin (6-5) Lucas Bourdon: 9-4 .692 Ben Kohn: 120-55 .686 TC Engel: 83-46 .643 Josh Hall: 35-21 .625 Luke Irwin: 193-118 .621 Earl Montclair: 96-65 .596 Nolan Howell: 108-85 .560 Naomi Kamornick: 6-5 .545 Dan Galvan: 5-6 .455 Heavyweight Bout: Mark Hunt (9-8-1) vs. Roy Nelson (20-9) Luke Irwin: By now it’s been proven that Roy has zero interest in working...
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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...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson’ Complete Betting Odds

Roy Nelson (pictured) and Mark Hunt are neck-and-neck heading into Saturday’s scrap at UFC Fight Night 52. Just how close are the heavyweights from a gambling standpoint? You can literally flip a coin. After enjoying a slight lead at -145 earlier in the week, Hunt is now even with Nelson at -115. Will it be “Big Country” or “The Super Samoan”? Whoever you choose, make...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson’ Live Weigh-In Results

All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson” event will be tipping the scale today inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 3AM ET/Midnight PT. Please click HERE if you would like to stream today’s weight competition. Mark Hunt returns to Japan to face Roy Nelson...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson’ Live Weigh-Ins Video at 3AM ET/Midnight PT

The official weigh-ins for “UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson” take place today inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 3AM ET/Midnight PT. Please click HERE for the official weigh-in results. A heavyweight shootout between Roy Nelson (pictured) and Mark Hunt headlines the show. Lightweights Takanori...
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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...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson predictions

The UFC takes a long road trip this weekend. UFC Fight Night 52 will take place at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on Saturday, September 20. The event kicks off with a six-fight preliminary card at 12:30 a.m. eastern on UFC Fight Pass and closing the night (morning) off with a six-fight main card also on Fight Pass at 3:00 a.m. eastern. The co-main event features Myles...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson, Mark Hunt looking to impress in upcoming slug-fest

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...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss
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