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  1. UFC 180 odds: Fabricio Werdum opens as -230 favorite over Mark HuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MMA Mania

    ... UFC) racked up four straight victories under the UFC banner to earn his shot at the strap, including wins over Roy Nelson, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and more recently at UFC on FOX 12, Travis Browne. That run was good enough to shoot him up the ...

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  2. UFC 180: Fabricio Werdum doesn't expect Mark Hunt to be an easier fight than Cain VelasquezRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | MMA Mania

    ... Hunt has a huge knockout power, but I will do my best to avoid that. I envision this fight like my fight with Roy Nelson. I will do the right thing to win the title. He's a heavy guy and has a great chin. I have to be careful. I can't say he's an ...

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  3. Mark Hunt 'tries to knock you out all the time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... Hunt has a huge knockout power, but I will do my best to avoid that. I envision this fight like my fight with Roy Nelson. I will do the right thing to win the title. Hunt is coming off a second round knockout of Roy Nelson, dropping the American ...

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  4. UFC 180 Free Fight: Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson Full VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | BloodyElbow

    As Cain Velasquez dropped off his UFC 180 title defense against Fabricio Werdum due to a knee injury, Mark Hunt was tapped to step in on short notice to face off for the interim heavyweight title. To promote the change in match up, Zuffa has released Hunt's last bout, a highly impressive walk-off knockout win against Roy Nelson back when they faced off in Japan.

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  5. Relive Mark Hunt's Glorious Knockout of Roy NelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | BloodyElbow

    ... aru Hunto's title shot, and the promotion of that shot starts now with the release of his impressive victory over Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night Japan.

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  6. UFC 180: Mark Hunt says 'only challenge is making weight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | BloodyElbow

    ... for the Pride FC title, is 10-8-1 in MMA with a 5-2-1 UFC record. He's coming off a one-punch walk away KO of Roy Nelson at UFC Japan in September. Considering that he weighed 302 pounds Tuesday when he got the call, he might want to worry a little, ...

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  7. UFC Full Fight Flashback: Mark Hunt's Knockout of Roy NelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | MMA Weekly

    Mark Hunt is the 4th ranked heavyweight in the world and now he's going for the interim heavyweight title as he faces Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180, stepping in for an injured Cain Velasquez . Take a look back as Mark Hunt faced Roy Nelson , earning the much-coveted Performance of the Night bonus for his knockout win.

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  8. Mark Hunt on UFC 180 interim title fight: 'Only challenge is making weight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | MMAFighting.com

    ... to lose 37 pounds before the weigh-in on Nov. 14. Hunt, who weighed 264 pounds prior to his Sept. 20 win over Roy Nelson in Japan, said he had a bit of trouble making weight prior to the fight but doesn't seem concerned about hitting the 265-pound ...

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  9. Fabricio Werdum on Mark Hunt: 'I can't say he's an easier opponent than Cain Velasquez'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | BloodyElbow

    ... Hunt has a huge knockout power, but I will do my best to avoid that. I envision this fight like my fight with Roy Nelson . I will do the right thing to win the title. "He's a heavy guy and has a great chin. I have to be careful. I can't say he's an ...

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  10. UFC: Hunt to drop weight for title fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    After a swift second-round knockout of the granite-chinned Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night 52 in Japan last month, the 40-year-old asked for a bout at the November 8 card in Hunt's adopted hometown of Sydney. With a new No 4 ranking in the UFC's heavyweight picture, Hunt's drawing power was at an all-time high but he was told he wasn't required for duty.

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  11. Velasquez (knee) out of defense vs. WerdumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | ESPN

    ... fixed and get back to training as soon as I can." Hunt (10-8-1) is coming off a second-round knockout win over Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night on Sept. 20 in Japan. The 40-year-old former professional kickboxer is 1-1-1 in his last three fights, but ...

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  12. Fabricio Werdum: Mark Hunt is not easier than Cain VelasquezRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | MMAFighting.com

    ... since returning to the UFC in 2012, and Hunt enters the bout coming off an epic walk-off knockout victory over Roy Nelson in September. "I watch Mark Hunt fight for a long time, since his K-1 days. He's a nice guy," Werdum said. "He tries to knock ...

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  13. Kiwi UFC star Hunt gets world title shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Stuff.co.nz

    Kiwi UFC star Mark Hunt has received a dream call-up to fight for the interim world heavyweight title in Mexico next month. Hunt, the No 4 ranked heavyweight who comes off a devastating knockout of Roy Nelson in Tokyo last month, will fight No.

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  14. Cain Velasquez injured, Fabricio Werdum vs Mark Hunt to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | MMA Mania

    fresh off a walk-off knockout of Roy Nelson last month at UFC Fight Night 52 in Saitama, Japan ( more details here ) -- will serve as Velasquez's replacement. And it will be a five-round interim Heavyweight title match. "I'm so unbelievably ...

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  15. Cain Velasquez Injured; Fabricio Werdum vs. Mark Hunt for Interim Title at UFC 180Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Cage Pages

    ... who steps in on short notice to replace Velasquez. Hunt is coming off a spectacular knockout victory over Roy Nelson at UFC Japan in September. The Samoan is 5-1-1 in his last seven UFC bouts, placing him as the fourth ranked heavyweight in the UFC. ...

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  16. Cain Velasquez injures knee, out for UFC title defense in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Los Angeles Times

    A knee injury has forced UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez to abandon his scheduled title defense against Fabricio Werdum on Nov. 15. A knee injury has forced UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez to abandon his scheduled title defense against Fabricio Werdum on Nov. 15. Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez suffered a right knee injury in training and is withdrawing from his Nov. 15 Ultimate Fighting Championship title defense against top contender Fabricio Werdum in Mexico City. The UFC will instead stage an interim heavyweight title bout between Brazil's Werdum and Mark Hunt , who's coming off a knockout victory over Roy Nelson in September.

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  17. Anderson Silva on Nogueira retirement: 'It's a question only for Rodrigo'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | BloodyElbow

    ... and Frank Mir . Both fighters have said they'd be up for it, but would the UFC? After his most recent loss to Roy Nelson , back at UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Nelson in April, Dana White said "I don't want to see Nogueira fight ever again. He ...

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  18. UFC Vet Oli Thompson Hopes to Rekindle Career at Light HeavyweightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | MMA Weekly

    ... generally, although it is not always as technical as the lightweight guys. He points to the UFC's Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson as an example of giving the crowd exactly what they want. "You don't get much better value than guys like Mark Hunt and Roy ...

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  19. 5 UFC Fighters Losing Their PopularityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | BleacherReport

    ... is just another fighter. There's always going to be a spot in the world of MMA for a memorable figure like Roy Nelson. As one of the only fighters in the world who looks like he doesn't belong inside of a cage, Big Country has been a heavyweight ...

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  20. Roy Nelson and 3 Fighters Who've Lost a Lot of Steam LatelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | BleacherReport

    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. Anderson Silva was caught with his hands down against Chris Weidman at UFC 162 as we all saw his impeccable 17-fight win streak come to a screeching halt.

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