UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson Fight Card

July 3, 2014
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UFC-Fight-Night-52-Japan-posterUFC Fight Night 52
Hunt vs. Nelson
Date: September 20, 2014
Venue: Saitama Super Arena
Location: Saitama, Japan


Fighter Awards & Bonuses ($50,000 each)
– Performance of the Night: Mark Hunt
– Performance of the Night: Johnny Case
– Fight of The Night: Kyung Ho Kang and Michinori Tanaka

UFC Fight Night 52 ARTICLES

UFC Fight Night 52 VIDEOS


Main Bouts (UFC Fight Pass)
Mark Hunt def. Roy Nelson by KO (Punch) at 3:00, R2
Myles Jury def. Takanori Gomi by TKO (Strikes) at 1:32, R1
Yoshihiro Akiyama def. Amir Sadollah by Unan Dec (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Miesha Tate def. Rin Nakai by Unan Dec (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Kiichi Kunimoto def. Richard Walsh by Split Dec (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Kyoji Horiguchi def. Jon Delos Reyes by TKO (Strikes) at 3:48, R1

Preliminary Bouts (UFC Fight Pass)
Masanori Kanehara def. Alex Caceres by Unan Dec (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Katsunori Kikuno def. Sam Sicilia by Sub (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:38, R2
Hyun Gyu Lim def. Takenori Sato by TKO (Elbows) at 1:18, R1
Kyung Ho Kang def. Michinori Tanaka by Split Dec (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Johnny Case def. Kazuki Tokudome by Sub (Guillotine) at 2:34, R2
Maximo Blanco def. Daniel Hooker by Unan Dec (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)


UFC Fight Night Hunt vs. Nelson Start Times
Prelims on UFC Fight Pass: 12:30 a.m. ET/ 9:30 p.m. PT
Main Card on UFC Fight Pass: 3 a.m. ET / 12 a.m. PT

  • Mshogun

    Shogun is back!!

  • brad king

    Wow who has the bigger right hand is the only question now!

  • Dragon Kid

    Rather see hunt vs Nelson on ppv

  • snapdad

    this fight could have gotten a lot of ppv ratings or even a lot of viewers on free tv. but instead they put it on fight pass. what a waste of a good fight. I for one, refuse to subscribe to this garbage.

    • TheCerealKiller

      Exactly, they are trying to force you pay the $10 and forget it comes out of your account every month.

      • snapdad

        I love how the ufc talks fight pass up like you’re getting something special. all fight pass is, is making u pay for stuff that u use to get for free. in the past u never had to pay for ufc fight nights, prelims, TUF, ect. I thought the ufc was trying to become a mainstream sport, but I don’t see the NFL, NHL, or NBA doing this.

        • Lucas Freire

          The numbers are growing, they are right to get the most out of it. They’re getting a raise in popularity consistently while getting more money. There isn’t only of formula of success in business.

        • shakejunt

          umm… they’re doing more free events than ever.

          and mlb/nfl/etc all have their own channels…

      • shakejunt

        it’s 10 dollars… that’s like 2 beers at a bar or 1 deli sandwich.

        they certainly do want you to just continue paying, but let’s not act like that extra 10 is gonna break the bank. plus, once you have the subscription you can stop complaining about not having it.

  • BobLemons

    This could co main a massive PPV. Not many implications for this one, but it should be a hell of a fight.

  • TheCerealKiller

    Fcuk this UFC Fight Pass Bull $hit! Nobody has their man cave huge TV connected to their computer. Not paying for a computer room experience.

    • shakejunt

      plenty of people have that setup.

  • FritzVonLoeffel

    they should let chael fight wandy in japan. they dont give a crap of drug use in japan. they just want to see a good fight, so do i.
    besides that they should hunt or nelson put in the cage with bigfoot and the other one should fight someone out of a lighter weightclass…. like dan henderson….
    i know, this doesnt fit to the ufc fight philosophy but in my opinion these changes would make this whole fightcard mindblowing….

    • Lucas Freire

      It’d be great if every retired fighter started fighting in a “for retired fighters” organization in Japan!

  • Lucas Freire

    I’m with Hunt on this one. A right hand as hand as Nelson’s, but he doesn’t have only a right overhand to throw.

  • ceplenski4@cox.net

    UFC Fight pass ?? Really I feel like boycotting UFC all together. I spend enough on PPV 60 bucks now this BS.. Fine put the crapping card on fight pass.. But this is a good one.. geetin pissed.

  • thinking_man

    Watched nearly every UFC PPV for all of history with the only exceptions being during the blackout era and single digits. Fight Pass pretty much cured me of this, and I have missed the last four UFC’s catching only highlights and results. The events are pretty watered down these days and it appears they intend to continue to put fights the diehard fans are drawn to on fight pass. My cable bill is way down as a result.

  • dandogood

    Looks like a good card for Fox sports one.

  • goldengate1

    The UFC greed is out of control. Dana White makes a million a week yet he can’t wait to inform the world that Barao “isn’t getting a fuking dime” for not being able to fight. Barao didn’t miss weight, he got injured trying to make weight. Great way to treat your champion who White claimed was maybe the best p4p only days earlier. I will never buy a ppv or fightpass again.

    • Kyle

      You on the other hand, humanitarian that you are, pay all of your contract employees regardless if they do the contracted work. How many contracted employees did you say you had?

      • r

        Apples and Oranges Kyle. Not everyone gets to have a monopoly like the UFC. If you pay for UFC, you should sit in the corner sucking your thumb with a dunce cap on.