The event streamed live on UFC Fight Pass from Saitama Super Arena
in Saitama, Japan.
Hunt closed out the evening in style, disposing of Roy Nelson
with a vicious knockout at 3:00 of round two in their heavyweight
headliner. The “Performance of the Night” award was a result of the
first knockout loss of Big Country’s UFC career.
Kang and Tanaka went blow-for-blow in the night’s bantamweight
preliminary bout, with Kang emerging victorious on the scorecards
via split decision despite a late surge from Tanaka. For their
efforts, the pair earned “Fight of the Night” honors.
The show’s other “Performance” bonus went to undercard Lightweight
“Hollywood” Case. The Jefferson, Iowa, native pulled off an
impressive submission finish, forcing Kazuki
Tokudome to tap to a guillotine hold at 2:34 of the second