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6'0" 254 lbs (Lightweight)
73" reach, Orthodox
June 20, 1976
17-7 (UFC: 4-3)
1 straight win
Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
IFL Heavyweight Grand Prix Winner: 2007
IFL Heavyweight Champion: 2007-2008 (two successful title defenses)
The Ultimate Fighter 10 Heavyweight Winner: 2009
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Roy Nelson will fight Matt Mitrione at the TUF 16 FinaleI have not been watching TUF 16 for the same reason I do not watch Jerry Springer, assuming that is still on the air. I don’t know because I do not find it entertaining to watch people screaming at each other like enraged preschoolers. This Saturday, we can enjoy a few fights without having to watch all of the romper room...
Most of the MMA world was shocked when Shane Carwin was forced out of Saturday’s scrap against Roy Nelson (Pictured), but not “Big Country.” Nelson claims he was anticipating Carwin’s exit since the beginning because it has become somewhat of a routine for the former UFC interim heavyweight champion.
“I figured Shane was probably going to pull out of the fight,” Nelson...
Entering this past Saturday’s scrap with BJ Penn, welterweight Rory MacDonald was challenged by Penn to undergo random drug testing conducted by VADA (Voluntary Anti-Doping Association). While MacDonald obliged with “The Prodigy’s” request, he admitted that the process was a bit “annoying.”
The distraction of having an agent pounding on his door unannounced demanding...
A UFC heavyweight clash headlines the event in what was originally scheduled to be a coach’s battle, an injury to Shane Carwin forced his withdrawal from the event and Matt Mitrione has stepped in to fight opposing coach Roy Nelson
Former TUF 10 alum, Matt Mitrione, announced that he will not volunteer to do any extra drug testing with the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) as requested by his TUF 16 Finale opponent Roy...
Former TUF 10 alum Matt Mitrione is set to enter the proving grounds of the Octagon this Saturday night inside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada against the TUF 10 winner...
The UFC held a media conference call today for The Ultimate Fighter 16 Live Finale for “Nelson vs. Mitrione,” which will take place this Saturday night at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
On the call were coach Roy Nelson and his opponent Matt Mitrione, as well as finalists Mike Ricci and Colton Smith.
Check out the highlights below thanks to MMAmania.com...
The fighters taking part in tomorrow’s The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale event will take to the scale today at the official fighter weigh-ins.
Today’s weigh-ins take place at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, Nevada.
The main event of TUF 16 Finale is a heavyweight battle between Roy Nelson and Matt Mitrione. Also on the card is the TUF 16 finals between Mike...