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

Bleacherreport.com  -  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.Fans can only hope the UFC Fight Night 52 card from Saitama, Japan, and headlined by Roy "Big Country" Nelson and Mark "Super Samoan" Hunt follows suit.Both Nelson and 11 days

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Miesha Tate Embracing History and Pressure at UFC Fight Night 52

Bleacherreport.com  -  Miesha Tate is no stranger to big moments.The former Strikeforce bantamweight champion turned UFC contender has been involved in some of the biggest fights to ever hit the women's mixed martial arts landscape over the past couple of years, and "Cupcake" has seen her profile ascend because of it. The Washington native's rivalry with nemesis Ronda Rousey was at one time the hottest thing rolling in 11 days

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5 UFC Stars Who Will Take a Step Back in 2015

Bleacherreport.com  -  Every year, the UFC sees a handful of fighters take flight and soar.Whether through an inevitable title shot, an illustrious winning streak or plain old good fights, these standouts often rebirth a division.However, MMA is not for the faint of heart. As fast as these fighters rise, the quicker they fall.This isn't the case 100 percent of the time, but more often than not, some of the promotion's 11 days

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Alistair Overeem and 4 UFC Fighters Most in Need of a Victory

Bleacherreport.com  -  All fighters age. Sometimes, even those in their prime lose a step or are unable to compete with today’s blend of diverse mixed martial artists. In fact, the following men—Alistair Overeem, Dan Henderson, Frank Mir, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua—represent a group of fighters who at multiple points experienced greatness in the forms of championshi 11 days

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UFC Fight Night 52: Bleacher Report Staff Main Card Picks

Bleacherreport.com  -  UFC Fight Night 52 is set for this Saturday, September 20. The show will be hosted at the Saitama Super Arena in Japan, which means the North American audience will have to stay up late—or get up early—to catch the action on Fight Pass. The start time is 12:30 a.m. ET, with the main card kicking off at 3 a.m. The card features a total of 12 bouts, split evenly over the prelims an 11 days

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

Bleacherreport.com  -  Looks like UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt really let himself go in between fights, something he could regret Friday in Japan. "The Super Samoan" tipped the scales at a hefty 284 pounds at the end of the day Thursday, so therefore, he would've been forced to shed 18 pounds by Friday's 3 a.m. ET weigh-ins, according to Yahoo Sports. The UFC heavyweight limit is 265 pounds, though 266 pounds is 11 days

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Alistair Overeem vs. Stefan Struve Set for UFC on Fox 13

Bleacherreport.com  -  It will be a quick turnaround for Alistair Overeem, who is coming off a shocking TKO loss to Ben Rothwell, when he steps back into the Octagon on December 13 at UFC on Fox 13 to take on fellow ranked heavyweight Stefan Struve, according to the UFC's official Twitter account.It has been a slippery slope for the former Strikeforce heavyweight champ since defeating Brock Lesnar in his UFC debut near 11 days

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UFC Fight Night 52 Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

Bleacherreport.com  -  The UFC returns to Japan this weekend for UFC Fight Night 52.Headlining the six-fight main card is a Top 10 heavyweight tilt between No. 6-ranked Mark Hunt and No. 8-ranked Roy Nelson. It could be one of the most fun heavyweight fights of 2014, but it is not the only exciting fight on the card.No. 9-ranked lightweight contender Myles Jury takes on Takanori Gomi in the co-main event. And let's not 11 days

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