Hunt vs. Nelson booked to headline UFC Japan in September

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson have been pandering for a fight for the last month or so, and finally the UFC has granted them their wish and booked it.

According to sources with knowledge of the situation, both fighters have agreed to the heavyweight fight, and it is expected to be officially announced by the UFC shortly. The fight Hunt recently dubbed as the “battle of the bulge,” is expected to headline UFC Fight Night 51 on Sept. 20 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

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