On Saturday, Sept. 26, the UFC hosted UFC Fight Night 75: Barnett vs. Nelson from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.
In the night’s main event, veteran heavyweights Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson locked horns. The 37-year-old Barnett had been out of action for more than a year and a half and looked to rebound from a first-round knockout loss to Travis Browne at UFC 168. The loss was just Barnett’s second since 2006. Nelson, meanwhile, entered the match-up on a two-fight skid. The Ultimate Fighter winner had dropped back-to-back bouts to Alistair Overeem and Mark Hunt.
The co-main event featured a middleweight match-up between former Strikeforce titleholder Gegard Mousasi and TUF alum Uriah Hall. Mousasi had won three of his last four leading up to the bout, most recently topping Costas Philippou in May via decision. Hall rode a similar wave of momentum, claiming wins in four of his last five.
The 10-fight event kicked off Saturday with four preliminary card bouts airing live on Fox Sports 2 at 8 p.m. ET, with the six-fight main card taking place at 10 p.m. ET on Fox Sports 1.
Above are video highlights of the main card bout between Horiguchi and Camus (courtesy of the UFC).
Fox Sports 1 Main Card
Josh Barnett vs. Roy Nelson
Gegard Mousasi vs. Uriah Hall
Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Chico Camus
Takeya Mizugaki vs. George Roop
Katsunori Kikuno vs. Diego Brandao
Mizuto Hirota vs. Teruto Ishihara – Road to UFC: Japan final
Fox Sports 2 Preliminary Card
Keita Nakamura vs. Li Jingliang
Nick Hein vs. Yusuke Kasuya
Naoyuki Kotani vs. Kajan Johnson
Shinsho Anzai vs. Roger Zapata
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