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The Hit List: The Top 5 UFC Moments From This Weekend

We've had an action-packed weekend of MMA, with not one but two stellar UFC cards. A new world champion was crowned, and two heavyweights took part in an epic clash. One old favorite got a new lease his career's life, and another retired from the sport. And, we saw a shockingly good debut from an exciting Olympic gold medalist prospect. It was hard to choose, but read on below for...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Matt Mitrione Earns TKO in First Round After Pounding Gabriel Gonzaga

Matt Mitrione has not had  fight go past the first round since he lost to Roy Nelson back in December 2012. Since than he has scored three knockouts via punches in four fights. So heading in to Saturday's fight against Gabriel Gonzaga many wondered if this would be another first round knock out or if this time there would be a second round.After being on the receiving end of this...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo of CM Punk Training with Rener Gracie

Here is a photo of CM Punk training with Rener Gracie, Roy Nelson and King Mo in Las Vegas: The post Photo of CM Punk Training with Rener Gracie appeared first on All Wrestling News.
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt Focusing On Weight Cut For Title Fight At UFC 180

Mark Hunt was recently handed the opportunity of a lifetime when Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta asked him if he’d step in at short notice for an interim heavyweight title fight against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180. Hunt, who knocked out Roy Nelson just a month ago, says he immediately said yes when asked about the fight, but confesses that since he hadn’t been anticipating getting...
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October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson stars in hilariously bad trailer for Scorpion King 4

In 2002, a mediocre movie titled “The Scorpion King” was released featuring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson starring in a prequel to “The Mummy” film. Twelve years later, the franchise is somehow still kicking, with it’s fourth iteration set to be released in January. So how is this related in any way to mixed martial arts? Well, the franchise decided to continue utilizing...
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October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson and 'Bigfoot' Silva star in new 'Scorpion King 4' trailer

Before Brad Pitt was knocking out Edward Norton in 'Fight Club' or rolling around in tanks in his new movie 'Fury', he was cheesing it up on soap operas like 'Another World' and 'Dallas'.  Matthew McConaughey once starred in really, really awful sequel to 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre'. The moral of this story? You've got to crawl before you can walk. That's the philosophy to stick...
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October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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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October 01, 2014  |  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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September 22, 2014  |  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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September 22, 2014  |  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) – […]
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September 21, 2014  |  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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September 21, 2014  |  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 […]
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September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Making the Grade: Passes/Fails from UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson

Mark Hunt flattened Roy Nelson (literally?), Myles Jury rather stunningly knocked out Takanori Gomi and Yoshihiro Akiyama made his triumphant return to the Octagon. You already know the results from UFC Fight Night on Fight Pass: Hunt vs. Nelson on Saturday from Japan. We here at Haymaker are more interested in looking past the wins and losses. Here's what we took away from the card...
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September 21, 2014  |  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 […]
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September 21, 2014  |  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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September 20, 2014  |  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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September 20, 2014  |  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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September 20, 2014  |  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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September 20, 2014  |  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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September 20, 2014  |  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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September 20, 2014  |  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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September 19, 2014  |  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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September 19, 2014  |  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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September 19, 2014  |  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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September 19, 2014  |  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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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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