UFC_Fight_Night 52The upcoming UFC Fight Night 52 event will take place on early Saturday morning in Japan at the historic Saitama Super Arena. The event will be headlined by a heavyweight showdown between two of the heaviest hitters in MMA when Mark Hunt takes on Roy Nelson. The co-main event will feature Japanese standout and PRIDE legend Takanori Gomi as he’s set to take on up and comer Myles Jury. Also, Yoshihiro Akiyama will make his first UFC appearance in over two years when he takes on TUF 7 winner Amir Sadollah who is also coming off near two year hiatus. UFC female bantamweight standout Miesha Tate will also fight on the card against Rin Nakai.

The event will air exclusively on the UFC Fight Pass subscription service, beginning at 3 a.m. ET. The full card is below:

  • Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson
  • Myles Jury vs. Takanori Gomi
  • Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Amir Sadollah
  • Miesha Tate vs. Rin Nakai
  • Kiichi Kunimoto vs. Richard Walsh
  • Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Jon Delos Reyes
  • Alex Caceres vs. Masanori Kanehara
  • Katsunori Kikuno vs. Sam Sicilia
  • Hyun Gyu Lim vs. Takenori Soto
  • Michinori Tanaka vs. Kyung Ho Kang
  • Kazuki Tokudome vs. Johnny Case
  • Maximo Blanco vs. Dan Hooker

Stay tuned to ProMMAnow.com for more UFC Fight Night 52 news and coverage this week.

By Kelvin Hunt

Kelvin is a father and former collegiate baseball player with a degree in physical education from UNC-Pembroke. He's an avid MMA fan that has been writing about the sport since 2008 through various outlets. His favorite fighter is Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira due to the heart he has displayed throughout his legendary MMA career. In his spare time (there is none with three kids), he likes to work out and also likes to follow college football recruiting. You can email him at kelvinhunt@hotmail.com and you can follow him on twitter at @KelvinHuntMMA

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