Archive: UFC Fight Night 52

Sep 24, 2014 12:06 pm

3 Broken Noses At Fight Night 52?

Last weekend’s UFC Fight Night 52 event may have resulted in several nose fractures. UFC Fight Night 52 took place in Japan, last Friday from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. According to a report from MixedMartialArts.com, up to three UFC fighters are being sidelined for potential fractures to their nose. Here’s the full...

Sep 20, 2014 2:10 am

UFC FN 52 Results: Jury Makes Quick Work of Gomi, Gets 1st Round KO Win

#9 ranked UFC lightweight Myles Jury earned his sixth victory in a row tonight after a quick TKO win against Takanori Gomi. Jury saw the opening down the middle and threw a right cross that landed directly on Gomi’s chin. Gomi fell to the ground but disguised his grogginess well. Regardless, Jury still dove on...


Sep 20, 2014 1:24 am

UFC FN 52 Results: Tate Shows Improvement, Earns Decision Win Over Nakai

Miesha Tate coasted her way to a unanimous decision victory against UFC newcomer Rin Nakai. Nakai showed potential in her first octagon showing, but there are aspects of her game that need improving. Whether it was the “octagon jitters” or not, Nakai never looked comfortable in the cage and could not implement a gameplan. Tate,...

Sep 20, 2014 12:01 am

UFC FN 52 Results: Kanehara Pulls of Upset, Easily Beats Caceres

Masaniro Kanehara had trained months for tonight and it showed; he coasted to a decision win against replacement Alex Caceres. Caceres took this bout on one month’s notice after Urijah Faber was forced to pull out due to an injury. Caceres struggled the entire fight and even though he looked to be in decent physical...

Sep 19, 2014 9:30 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson’ Live Results Thread

Tonight on UFC Fight pass, the UFC returns to action with a fantastic fight card in Japan. ‘UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson’ takes place from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Here are the live results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 3 a.m. ET) Mark Hunt def. Roy Nelson by way of...

Sep 19, 2014 12:53 am

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC Fight Night 52’ Edition

Earlier this morning from Japan, the UFC Fight Night 52 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. The UFC Fight Pass event features a fantastic fight card capped off by a heavyweight main event between Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson (pictured above). Here’s more staredowns from today’s event. Myles Jury vs. Takanori Gomi:...

Sep 19, 2014 12:40 am

‘UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson’ Weigh-In Results

Today from The Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, the UFC Fight Night 52 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. All fighters made weight. Here’s the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 3 a.m. ET) Mark Hunt (264) vs. Roy Nelson (260) Takanori Gomi (155) vs. Myles Jury (156) Yoshihiro Akiyama (170)...

Sep 16, 2014 5:53 pm

Roy Nelson: ‘A Heavyweight GOAT Doesn’t Exist’

There is a large number of people in the mixed martial arts community who would answer “Fedor” if asked the question “who is the greatest MMA heavyweight of all time?”. Current UFC heavyweight contender Roy “Big Country” Nelson is not one of those people. The former TUF Season 10 winner recently explained to FOX Sports why he doesn’t believe a...

Sep 16, 2014 5:52 pm

Rin Nakai: Miesha Tate is ‘beautiful and sexy’

Roxanne “The Happy Warrior” Modafferi recently did an interview with undefeated female Japanese fighter Rin Nakai (16-0 MMA) for MMASucka.com. During the interview, Modafferi learns that 27-year-old Rin Nakai has participated in combat sports nearly her entire life, starting with Judo at age 3. Nakai chose gymnastics over Judo in middle school, but her parents reversed...

Sep 15, 2014 3:52 pm

Miesha Tate Eyeing Rematch With Cat Zingano

Miesha Tate is gearing up for her UFC Fight Night 52 bout against undefeated MMA prospect Rin Nakai this Saturday. Tate is looking ahead to a potential rematch with either women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, or Cat Zingano. Tate lost to ‘Alpha’ Cat Zingano back in April of 2013 in a #1 contender match. As...

Aug 9, 2014 7:22 am

Faber replaced with with Alex Caceres at UFC Fight Night 52

Due to an injury, Urijah Faber has been removed from the UFC Fight Night 52 card, and he has been replaced with “Bruce Leroy” Alex Caceres. Faber was set to face off against UFC newcomer, Masenori Kanehara (22-11-5). The UFCs Japanese website cited the change late this week. Kanehara is a 31-year-old Japanese native that...

Aug 8, 2014 1:38 pm

Hunt Blames Unemployment Tweets On Hunger

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt confused fans earlier this week when he said he was officially unemployed on twitter. UFC President Dana White was forced to then come out and deny that claim, which has now lead to the following: Looking forward to japan sept 20 troops sorry about unemployment tweet I was hungry no carbs...

Jul 21, 2014 8:05 am

Lim vs. Sato Set For UFC Fight Night 52 In Japan

Hyun Gyu Lim and Takenori Sato is tentatively set for UFC Fight Night 52 in Japan, however the UFC officials have yet to make a formal announcement on the bout. Lim is 2-1 in his UFC career, and is coming off a disappointing decision loss to Tarec Saffiedine back in January. Prior to that Lim...

Jun 19, 2014 6:19 am

Miesha Tate vs. Rin Nakai In The Works For Japan

On Wednesday’s episode of UFC Tonight, a potential UFC Fight Night 52 match up was announced between Women’s bantamweight contender Miesha Tate and UFC newcomer, 16-0-1 Rin Nakai. UFC Fight Night 52 is slated to take place on September 20th at the Saitama Area in Saitama, Japan. Mark Hunt and Roy “Big Country” Nelson are...