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Mark Hunt is a slight favorite against Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night 52 in Tokyo, Japan on Saturday. There are six fights on the main card and six on the preliminary card. All 12 bouts will be shown on UFC Fight Pass. Keep in mind that since this event takes place in Japan that the fights will have an early start time on Saturday. While many of the fights on the card will feature Japanese fighters, that is not the case with the main event as Hunt faces Nelson.
Here is a look at the full card with a focus on Nelson vs. Hunt.
UFC Fight Night 52 Main Card
Mark Hunt -156 vs. Roy Nelson (rounds 1.5 over -170)
Mark Hunt only has a record of 9-8-1 in his career but he has fought a lot of very good fighters including Wanderlei Silva, Fedor Emelianenko, Gegard Mousasi, Josh Barnett and Alistair Overeem not to mention Stefan Struve, Cheick Kongo and Ben Rothwell. Hunt also faced Junior dos Santos in UFC 160 and lost a tough fight. Hunt bounced back and fought to a draw against Bigfoot Silva at UFC Fight Night 33. He broke his hand in that fight and hasn’t fought since.
Roy Nelson comes in with a record of 20-9. He is coming off a win against Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC Fight Night 39. When Nelson wins he usually wins by knockout or submission as only twice in his career as he won a bout by decision.