Found December 12, 2012 on
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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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