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UFC Fight Night 52’s Takanori Gomi Feature Video

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The UFC has put together a special look at the world of MMA in Japan ahead of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 52 card from Saitama.

The main event features Roy Nelson and Mark Hunt, but Japanese fighters Takanori Gomi, Yoshihiro Akiyama and others will all be on the UFC Fight Pass event that begins at 12:30 a.m. ET.

Hear what Gomi has to say about his fight and the sport in the special video “Yesterday’s Heroes, Tomorrow’s Legends” in the player below.

“You never forget the UFC once you’ve seen it,” Gomi said. “It’s real fighting. Plain and simple.”

Below is the current lineup:

MAIN CARD (UFC Fight pass/3:30 a.m. ET)

Heavyweight: Roy Nelson vs. Mark Hunt

Lightweight: Myles Jury vs. Takanori Gomi

Welterweight: Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Amir Sadollah

Female Bantamweight: Miesha Tate vs. Rin Nakai

Welterweight: Richard Walsh vs. Kiichi Kunimoto

Flyweight: Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Jon Delos Reyes

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/12:30 a.m. ET)

Bantamweight: Alex Caceres vs. Masenori Kanehara

Featherweight: Sam Sicilia vs. Katsunori Kikuno

Welterweight: Hyun Gyu Lim vs. Takenori Sato

Bantamweight: Michinori Tanaka vs. Kyung Ho Kang

Lightweight: Johnny Case vs. Kazuki Tokudome

Featherweight: Maximo Blanco vs. Dan Hooker

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