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Mark Hunt has put himself within striking distance of a UFC heavyweight title shot by knocking out Roy "Big Country" Nelson.
The two headlined the UFC Fight Night card which took place at the legendary Saitama Super Arena in Japan on Saturday night.
The fight went just like many expected early on with both guys eager to get that knock-out shot. Hunt in particular looked to land the uppercut at the end of his combinations while Nelson attempted to land the big right.
Australian based fighter Mark Hunt, Richard Walsh and New Zealand based Daniel Hooker all successfully made weight for their bouts scheduled on UFC Fight Night 52.
The event takes place on Saturday night at the legendary Saitama Super Arena and will be headlined by Mark Hunt taking on former TUF winner Roy Nelson.
Australian heavyweight Peter Graham has signed on to face Marcin Rozalski on the Polish promotion Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki (KSW).
The two will clash on the main card of KSW 28 which will be held at the Municipal Hall in Szczecin, Poland on October 4.
A jam-packed XFC 22 card is expected with two professional title bouts announced ahead of the promotions next event on November 1.
A Trans-Tasman rematch between Adrian Rodriguez and Shane Young is set to headline the card while in another Australia vs New Zealand battle, while Rodriguez's team-mate Jacob Mahony will look to defend his bantamweight title when he faces Irishman Richie Ivory.