Found May 22, 2013 on
The cat is out of the bag and Heavyweight Roy Nelson will be facing Stipe Miocic at UFC 161. Roy was signed to take this fight on short notice. Huge Roy Nelson fan here.
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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...
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...
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...