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UFC Fight Night: Barnett vs. Nelson fight card

A look at the Saturday, September 26th UFC Fight Night event in Saitama, Japan, where Roy Nelson and Josh Barnett battle it out in a five-round heavyweight main event.

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For the 2nd year in a row, Roy Nelson is headlining a UFC Fight Night card in Japan. His last trip ended in a devastating KO loss to Mark Hunt, and this year he's facing Josh Barnett at the Saitama Super Arena. Barnett hasn't fought since Travis Browne KO'd him with elbows at UFC 168. In the co-main event, Gegard Mousasi faces off against Uriah Hall, who has quite bravely stepped up on short notice to replace the injured Roan Carneiro. Also of note is the return of recent flyweight title challenger Kyoji Horiguchi, who takes on a tough opponent in Chico Camus.

With college football airing on FS1, the preliminary card will be broadcast on FS2, which will televise the Road to UFC: Japan reality TV show featherweight final. Here's a look at the complete lineup:

Main Card (FS1, 10 PM ET)

Josh Barnett vs. Roy Nelson
Uriah Hall vs. Gegard Mousasi
Chico Camus vs. Kyoji Horiguchi
Takeya Mizugaki vs. George Roop
Li Jingliang vs. Keita Nakamura
Matt Hobar vs. Norifumi Yamamoto

Preliminary Card (FS2, 8 PM ET)

Diego Brandao vs. Katsunori Kikuno
Road to UFC: Japan featherweight final
Nick Hein vs. Yusuke Kasuya
Kajan Johnson vs. Naoyuki Kotani

Preliminary Card (Fight Pass, 7:30 PM ET)

Shinsho Anzai vs. Roger Zapata

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