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Hunt Big in Japan Again with KO of Nelson

SAITAMA, September 20 – The war ended early at Saitama Super Arena Saturday night, and this one belonged to Mark Hunt. Facing off with fellow heavyweight knockout artist Roy Nelson in an eagerly-anticipated clash of top ten contenders, “The Super Samoan” struck often, eventually denting the steel chin of Nelson en route to a second-round knockout victory that reaffirmed the resurgent 40-year-old as one of the most dangerous punchers in the sport.And he did it in the same country as some of his biggest fights in PRIDE and K-1, making the victory even sweeter.Two of the divis ... Read the Full Article Here

Kang, Tanaka Steal the Show in Prelim War

SAITAMA, September 20 – Bantamweights Kyung Ho Kang and Michinori Tanaka thrilled fans at the Saitama Super Arena for three rounds Saturday, with Kang pulling off a razor-thin split decision in UFC Fight Night prelim action that could have easily gone the other way.Scores were 29-28 twice, and 28-29 for Busan, South Korea’s Kang, now 13-7 with 1 NC; Tanaka falls to 10-1.Kang stunned Tanaka with a punch in the first exchange to open the fight, and as Tanaka looked to regroup, he got rocked again. In the ensuing scramble that hit the mat, Kang got into the mount position and then too ... Read the Full Article Here

Fury Puts Out The Fireball Kid in One

SAITAMA, September 20 – In the biggest fight of his career, unbeaten Myles Jury delivered his best performance yet, knocking out former PRIDE lightweight champion Takanori Gomi in the first round of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night co-main event at Saitama Super Arena. Jury looked to be frustrating Gomi with his activity and movement as the fight opened, but “The Fireball Kid” continued to match forward, assuming he would eventually catch the Michigan native. But in the second minute, Jury put an end to such thoughts, nailing Gomi with a right hand that put the Tokyo produc ... Read the Full Article Here

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