Found May 22, 2013 on The Flying Knee MMA:
The UFC 161 card continues to undergo main card shuffling, this time not due to the dreaded injury bug. The UFC has announced that they have removed Soa Palelei from his UFC debut against Stipe Miocic in favour of a Nelson/Miocic match-up on the card.  Palelei took to twitter to inform his fans that he would no longer be facing Miocic at UFC 161: The injury 2 Barao caused the @ufc 2 make sum changes 2 #UFC161 & has left me w/o an opponent. Sorry #HulkGladiators! I will be back soon! — Soa The Hulk Palelei (@soathehulk) May 22, 2013 After a unanimous decision win over Joey Beltran, Stipe would go on to KO fellow heavyweights Phil De Fries and Shane Del Rosario to cement himself as a legitimate threat in the heavyweight division before having his hype train derailed by Dutch striker Stefan Struve. The Golden Gloves champ and NCAA Divison I wrestler will be looking to get back in the win column with a big win over fan favourite Soa. Roy Nelson picked up his third consecutive 1st ro...

Roy Nelson Battles Stipe Miocic at UFC 161

UFC 161 took a monstrous hit Tuesday when interim bantamweight champ Renan Barao was forced to withdraw from the main event against Eddie Wineland with a foot injury. However, the planet’s most prestigious mixed martial arts promotion is doing its best to make it up to fans. A thrilling heavyweight shootout between Roy Nelson (pictured) and Stipe Miocic has been added to the June...

Roy Nelson reminds the world that he would punch his grandma in the face for the right price.

  Despite four knockout of the night awards in his three years in the UFC, his massive fan following and general popularity among the average fans, Roy Nelson doesn’t believe he’ll be getting a title shot, believing politics dictate title shots. It may be remarks like the former that are keeping Roy from getting a title shot, or it could be his somewhat shaky relationship...
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