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  1. 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 ...


  2. 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 ...


  3. 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.


  4. Confident Hunt claims he'll be heavyweight champRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 |

    ... Hunt is celebrating his rise to No 4 on the UFC heavyweight rankings following his knockout demolition of Roy Nelson in Japan last month and believes his increased professionalism has taken his game to new levels. Hunt is keen to keep active and ...


  5. Mark Hunt rises in UFC world rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 |

    Hunt went from six to five on the list following his huge knockout victory over American Roy Nelson in Japan late last month, and has now risen another place in the latest rankings update, swapping places with American Stipe Miocic. Miocic, who has fashioned an impressive 12-1 record, has not fought since April, but a date with No 2 ranked Junior Dos Santos in December that will not only affect the rankings, but also sort out a challengers order to take on champion Cain Valasquez of the US. 1 comment

  6. UFC: Hunt moves up another spot in rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | The New Zealand Herald

    The rankings are updated weekly and Hunt, who last appeared in the cage when he knocked out Roy Nelson in the main event of UFC Fight Night 52 in Japan last month, has switched places with American Stipe Miocic who drops to No 5. In the UFC, champions aren't ranked, just the contenders, which effectively means Hunt is perceived as the world's fifth-best heavyweight behind titleholder Cain Velasquez and top fighters Fabricio Werdum, Junior dos Santos and Travis Browne. Meanwhile, the UFC recently confirmed that Englishman Ross Pearson will meet Al Iaquinta in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 55 in Sydney on November 8. Hunt had asked for a bout at the show across the Tasman in his adopted hometown following his victory over Nelson.


  7. Minotauro Nogueira: Frank Mir needs a UFC win and I need to stop 'choking'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | MMA Mania

    ... easy fight. If he wants to test his skills, I'll give him a tough task." Nogueira (34-9-1, 1 NC) was starched by Roy Nelson earlier this year in Abu Dhabi ( video ), evening his UFC record at 5-5. One of those losses includes a technical knockout ...


  8. 'Choking' after two losses, 'Minotauro' Nogueira promises to give Frank Mir a hard fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | BloodyElbow

    ... n. After losing his second fight against Mir, "Minotauro" won one time and lost his last two bouts, being KO'd by Roy Nelson in his last appearance on April, at UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Nelson.


  9. Mark Hunt: 'UFC Fighters Get Paid Average Unless You Are The Champ'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | BleacherReport

    ... rmer heavyweight champ Junior Dos Santos. His last outing ended with a spectacular second-round knockout win over Roy Nelson.


  10. Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier: Actual Full Fight Video HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Cage Potato

    Remember last week when we went apeshit over MMA sites purporting to have full-fight video highlights but not actually delivering? In case you don't remember, loads of sites posted "full fight video highlights" of the fight between Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson. The only problem was the highlights were missing the most important part: The knockout.


  11. Kiwi heavyweight Mark Hunt-ing for UFC titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 |

    ... Hunt, the Sydney-based Kiwi Samoan, is hot property after his stunning second round knockout of American Roy Nelson in Tokyo last weekend. He's desperate for a title shot with champion Cain Velasque but he's equally desperate to keep busy after most ...


  12. Hunt jumps gun in challenge to Josh BarnettRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Northern Territory News

    ... week dropping below him in the official UFC heavyweight rankings. After a stunning knockout win over American Roy Nelson, Hunt has elevated his standing from No. 7 to No.5. Barnett, meanwhile, drops from No. 4 to No. 6 after nine months of ...


  13. Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson: UFC, fans pull an all-nighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 |

    ... Japan. PRIDE was acquired by the UFC and largely dissolved in 2007, now the Japanese fans starve for action. The Roy Nelson vs Mark Hunt matchup was no accident, Heavyweights have always been of particular interest to the Japanese fan and these two ...


  14. Mark Hunt interested in Josh Barnett rematch in November, 'Warmaster' open to tussleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | BloodyElbow

    Following his KO victory against Roy Nelson , Mark Hunt is pushing for a quick turnaround in Sydney this coming November. The opponent that he has in mind for the event is 'The Warmaster' Josh Barnett , whom he faced eight years ago in PRIDE.


  15. UFC Fight Night 52: Mark Hunt is something special and 3 other things we learnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 |

    ... in the cage and got just that with one of the most remarkable KO finishes in its history. Saturday's victory over Roy Nelson , was a spectacular case in point. A meeting of two of the biggest hitters in the heavyweight division, The Super Samoan ... 1 comment

  16. UFC Fight Night Japan Judo Chop: Salvos of the Super SamoanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | BloodyElbow

    It's heavyweight week on Bloody Elbow! Striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the finer details that led to Mark Hunt's knockout victory over Roy Nelson in Japan, only the second stoppage loss in Nelson's decade of MMA experience. That's right! Just as the promo text says , it's heavyweight week here on BE.


  17. UFC Rankings for Each Weight Division Following UFC Fight Night 52Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | BleacherReport

    Now, Hunt is a Top 10 heavyweight who became the first fighter to knock Roy Nelson out in a UFC bout on Saturday. The victory put Hunt back in the running for a title shot in the heavyweight division and proved he's not even close to being done at 40 years old.


  18. Mark Hunt Deserves a Title Shot Against UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain VelasquezRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | BleacherReport

    ... flat on his face. Truly sublime. At the Saitama Super Arena in Japan Hunt, he sent his American counterpart Roy Nelson flailing to the mat with a brutal right uppercut and then stepped over his prone body without once changing expression. With that ...


  19. Rising star 'Super Samoan' puzzles UFC bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 |

    UFC boss Dana White admits resurgent Kiwi Mark Hunt's future is troubling him and is seeking urgent talks with his organisation's matchmaker to plan a path forward for the big-hitting heavyweight. Hunt increased his claims for a title shot with his second round knockout of American cult hero Roy Nelson in Tokyo last Saturday, a result that lifted his ranking one place to No 5 when the listings were adjusted today.


  20. UFC: Hunt moves up in rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The New Zealand Herald

    Mark Hunt's knockout victory over Roy Nelson on Saturday has pushed him to No 5 in the UFC's heavyweight rankings. Hunt floored the durable Nelson in the second round of their main event bout at UFC Fight Night 52 at the Saitama Super Arena with a well-timed uppercut.