1. UFC on Fox 13: 5 Fights for Alistair Overeem

    Alistair Overeem was able to get the job done Saturday at UFC on Fox 13. The former Strikeforce champion was in need of a win to avoid going 2-4 in the Octagon...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 11,399 reads 25 comments

  2. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker: November 2014 Edition

    There is an art to matchmaking in combat sports. While some fights come together with natural ease, most bouts are formed through a hectic process of evaluation...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 14,047 reads 27 comments

  3. Roy Nelson and 3 UFC Fighters Who've Lost a Lot of Steam Lately

    Only a handful of UFC fighters are capable of putting impressive streaks together, stringing win after win along as they make their trek toward the top of the divisional mountain...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 3 months ago 21,330 reads 64 comments

  4. Roy Nelson Loses Already-Slim Chance at UFC Gold Against Mark Hunt

    Roy Nelson had a chance to launch himself into UFC title contention at UFC Fight Night 52. He really did. Taking on sixth-ranked heavyweight Mark Hunt, Nelson found himself facing an almost perfect foe...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 4 months ago 20,843 reads 33 comments

  5. Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson: What We Learned from Heavyweight Tilt

    The venue was Saitama Super Arena. No, it wasn't a Pride show—it was UFC Fight Night 52, and it took place in the early hours of Saturday morning. The card was headlined by Pride throwback Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson ...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 4 months ago 26,948 reads 73 comments

  6. UFC Fight Night 52: Results and Recap from Saitama, Japan

    UFC Fight Night 52 delivered in the wee hours of the morning. From the undercard to the main card, the card from the land of the rising sun gave fans of MMA action throughout...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 29,803 reads 9 comments

  7. UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson Fight Card, Live Stream and Predictions

    When two big, destructive, top-10 ranked heavyweights headline a UFC card, there's a special buzz surrounding the event. We saw it at UFC Fight Night 51 when Andrei Arlovski shockingly stopped Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva in Brazil...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 4 months ago 5,059 reads 2 comments

  8. Report: Mark Hunt Had to Cut 18 Pounds to Make Heavyweight Limit for UFC FN 52

    Looks like UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt really let himself go in between fights, something he could regret Friday in Japan...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 4 months ago 8,453 reads 14 comments

  9. Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson: Keys to Victory for Both Fighters

    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...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 4 months ago 2,433 reads 3 comments

  10. Mark Hunt Plans to Trade with Roy Nelson 'Until the Wheels Fall Off' at FN52

    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...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 5,054 reads 20 comments

  11. Roy Nelson vs. Mark Hunt: Novelty Fight or Real Implications?

    Roy Nelson vs. Mark Hunt will happen at UFC Fight Night 52 in Saitama , Japan, this Saturday, Sept. 20. Isn't that just fantastic? Roy Nelson vs. Mark Hunt...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 4 months ago 13,719 reads 35 comments

  12. Roy Nelson: There's No Such Thing as the Greatest Heavyweight Ever

    UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson doesn't think former Pride champion Fedor Emelianenko or current UFC titleholder Cain Velasquez qualifies as the best heavyweight fighter ever ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 4 months ago 8,699 reads 49 comments

  13. Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    On paper, Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson resembles a heavyweight death match between an armed nuclear warhead and The Hulk...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 months ago 4,929 reads 39 comments

  14. UFC Fight Night 51: 3 Fights for Bigfoot Silva to Take Next

    They always say you can't go home. Unfortunately for Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva, he was the case study for such a fact Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 51...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 4 months ago 10,858 reads 40 comments

  15. Mark Hunt Cites Hunger as the Cause for His 'Unemployment' Tweet

    Hunger can create confusion, and apparently Mark Hunt's empty stomach got the better of him. On Tuesday morning, the heavy-handed knockout artist baffled the MMA community when he took to social media to announce that he was now unemployed...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 months ago 6,314 reads 9 comments

  16. 8 Fighters with the Most Fan-Friendly Styles

    Whether you’re of the brand who only tunes in when Anderson Silva steps into the cage or the type that watches every single MMA event regardless of the shape of the cage, ...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 6 months ago 312 reads 38 comments

  17. Tim Kennedy, Josh Koscheck, Roy Nelson Rip NSAC over Handling of Sonnen, Belfort

    Several notable UFC fighters believe that the Nevada State Athletic Commission was far too lenient in the sanctions it handed down to Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen at Wednesday's hearing...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 6 months ago 16,732 reads 73 comments

  18. Roy Nelson vs. Mark Hunt: An Early Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Later this year, the UFC will be going back to Japan for UFC Fight Night 52, and they're going to bring a great main event with them...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 8 months ago 10,059 reads 26 comments

  19. Slugfest Alert: Roy Nelson vs. Mark Hunt Targeted for End of the Year

    Brace yourselves, fight fans. According to a report on UFC Tonight (h/t to Damon Martin of FOX Sports ), the UFC is in the market for a heavyweight barnburner ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 months ago 8,803 reads 60 comments

  20. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker April 2014 Edition

    There is an art to matchmaking in combat sports. While some fights come together with natural ease, most bouts are formed through a hectic process of evaluation...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 9 months ago 3,004 reads 7 comments

  21. Roy Nelson Confirms He Suffered Broken Hand in 'Big Nog' Knockout

    Roy Nelson has built a career off having an iron chin and brick-heavy hands that can—and have—settled the opposition in one clean shot...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 12,276 reads 11 comments

  22. UFC Fight Night 39: 5 Key Takeaways from Abu Dhabi

    UFC Fight Night 39 took place in Abu Dhabi . The stage was built specifically for the event, and it was capped off with a big knockout win from Roy Nelson. The eight-fight card delivered quality action for an afternoon card...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 10 months ago 6,911 reads 6 comments

  23. Roy Nelson Still Draws Line in Sand for UFC Heavyweight Division

    Roy Nelson may never be regarded among the UFC's heavyweight elite, but at 37 years old he's still the perfect man to guard the door...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 10 months ago 26,660 reads 53 comments

  24. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Roy Nelson: Twitter Reacts to Main Event

    Roy Nelson knocked Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira out cold in the main event of UFC Fight Night 39. It was not a shocking result, but it was certainly a sad one...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 10 months ago 15,527 reads 10 comments

  25. UFC Fight Night 39: Minotauro Nogueira's Legacy Is Indestructible

    On a steamy night in Abu Dhabi , Minotauro Nogueira tried to eat a Roy Nelson right hand. Many before him have as well; most have been roughly as successful as Nogueira was...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 10 months ago 7,394 reads 38 comments