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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 2 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 2 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 2 days

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Jon Jones in 2015: Prognosticating the UFC Champ's Upcoming Schedule

Bleacherreport.com  -  Chances are, Jon Jones will never have another 2011.To say that year was a good one for the UFC light heavyweight champion is a drastic understatement. Simply put, Jones’ 2011 may well go down as the greatest individual year any MMA fighter has ever had.Jones won four straight fights during that calendar turn, capturing the 205-pound title and defeating three former light heavyweight champi 3 days

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UFC Fight Night 52 Preliminary Card Predictions

Bleacherreport.com  -  Get ready for a late/early one folks. The UFC is back in Japan on Saturday, and if you are in America, you will be catching the fights late.UFC Fight Night 52, headlined by Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson, should be a good one. There are great matchups throughout the card that should deliver on the entertainment.As for the prelim predictions, I have been pulling up the nose lately, boosting my reco 3 days

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Is the UFC Making a Concerted Effort as of Late to Stack PPVs?

Bleacherreport.com  -  The Ultimate Fighting Championship has had quite the hard time fighting off its critics this year. One of the main reasons that many have taken to their pitchforks and torches is the perception that the UFC is not presenting the best fight cards possible to the mixed martial arts community.However, the promotion has recently put together some events that should quell the words of their detractors 3 days

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The 10 Greatest Feuds in UFC and MMA History

Bleacherreport.com  -  For some people MMA competition is enough. Two tough guys, one cage, something has to give.But for many, dare I suggest most, simply inserting two people into the UFC Octagon is not, in and of itself, particularly compelling. We've seen it—dozens, hundreds, even thousands of times.It takes more than just organizing an athletic contest to get our attention. We need context, story or high sta 3 days

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Rousey on 'Cyborg': 'She's Trying to Dope as Long as Possible' Before UFC Return

Bleacherreport.com  -  UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey still welcomes a superfight with Invicta FC women's featherweight titleholder Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino—she's just waiting for a contract to sign. Speaking to the Brazilian media in Rio de Janeiro yesterday, the Rowdy one continued to criticize her most hated adversary for just about every reason imaginable, per Guilherme Cruz of MMA 4 days

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