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Roy Nelson Faces Derrick Lewis At UFC Fight Night 90

A heavyweight scrap between Roy Nelson (pictured) and Derrick Lewis has been added to UFC Fight Night 90. The July 7 event takes place inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nelson is looking to build off February’s unanimous decision victory over Jared Rosholt. It was a much needed win for “Big County,” as the veteran had dropped three straight entering the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson vs. Derrick Lewis added to UFC Fight Night on July 7

Two of the heaviest hitters in the heavyweight division will throw down on July 7 when Roy Nelson meets Derrick Lewis at UFC Fight Night: dos Anjos vs. Alvarez in Las Vegas.UFC officials announced the new bout on Friday night.The matchup between Nelson and Lewis has been long rumored after the two fighters more or less called each other out over social media in the last few months...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Lewis did us all a favor at UFC Zagreb

Immediately following his 3rd straight KO/TKO victory this past weekend in Croatia, Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis (15-4) made waves by calling out one of the most recognizable heavyweights in the world today. Lewis’ fists earned him his first UFC performance of the night bonus, which netted him an extra $50K. His mouth earned him the biggest fight of his life after KO...
Via Fight Booth
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson Breaks Hand In Loss To Josh Barnett (Pic)

Roy Nelson didn’t just leave Japan with his third straight defeat, but the UFC heavyweight also returned to the States with a broken right hand. Nelson posted the above x-ray on his official Facebook page of his fractured hand Wednesday after returning from the doctor’s office. “Back from the doctor, hand is broke. Will heal up with the love & support of the Country Club...
Via 5thRound.com
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Barnett Bests Roy Nelson At UFC Fight Night 75 (Video)

Good news for former champion Josh Barnett (pictured), he set a UFC heavyweight single-fight record with 146 significant strikes landed. The bad news for Roy Nelson, he ate every last one of them at UFC Fight Night 75. Nelson was game, as usual, scoring takedowns and answering back with what he had, but Barnett’s assault was just simply too much in the end. Barnett was able to...
Via 5thRound.com
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Barnett Defeats Roy Nelson By Unanimous Decision At UFC Fight Night 75

Josh Barnett outworked and outstruck Roy Nelson tonight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 75 this evening, but had to go the ful five rounds to claim his victory. Round One: The main event of the evening is underway. Barnett working the jab to start. Nelson wings a big right hand his way that doesn’t quite find the mark. Barnett ducks under another right hand as he continues...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

‘Big Country’ clobbers ‘Big Nog’ in Abu Dhabi (Video)

A heavyweight tilt scheduled for five rounds between KO artist Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson, and mixed martial arts legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, headlined the UFC’s 39th Fight Night card earlier today inside of Abu Dhabi’s du Arena. The two 37-year-old fighters would look to put themselves back into the title talks after an unimpressive 2013 campaign, respectively. We all...
Via Fight Booth
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson demolishes Big Nog with a devastating KO

Please stop fighting, Big Nog. I don’t want to keep watching you get hurt. It’s just not fun. If you ask me, the fight between Roy Nelson and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira should’ve been stopped about 20 seconds before Roy finally shut off Nog’s lights and maybe pulled the curtain on his career. Why did the ref even keep it going? Why must men be sent into unconsciousness before...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson Brutally KO’s Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira At UFC Fight Night 39

Roy Nelson punished Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira with his right hand power punching tonight at UFC Fight Night 39, dropping him a couple of times before finally knocking him out late in the first round. Round One: We’re underway in the main event. Nogueira takes the center of the Octagon to start. ‘Big Nog’ throwing more punches, albeit tentatively. Suddenly Nelson unleashes with...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Nogueira’ Betting Odds (Main Card)

Roy Nelson (pictured) will snap his two-fight losing skid this weekend – that is, if you were to ask the Gambling Gods. Nelson is a slight -145 odds-on favorite to beat former interim heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC Fight Night 39. Big Nog, meanwhile, checks in just behind as a +115 underdog. DU Arena in Abu Dhabi hosts the festivities. Don’t forget, the...
Via 5thRound.com
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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