Derrick Lewis Punched Roy Nelson So Hard That A Tooth Flew Out At UFC Fight Night

LAS VEGAS — Roy “Big Country” Nelson lost his fight — and apparently a tooth — Thursday night. As their three-round UFC Fight Night heavyweight bout came to a close, Nelson and his opponent, Derrick Lewis, traded vicious strikes in an attempt to prevent the judges from having to decide the winner. They weren’t successful, but Lewis evidently was successful in dislodging...
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

#UFCVegas: Roy Nelson Actually Survived This Devastating Blow From Derrick Lewis

When two big boys fight you can count on one of two things happening. Either one will get knocked in the first round because these guys can throw some incredibly heavy blows or there will be a whole lot of hugging going on.Thursday night in Vegas, it looked like Derrick Lewis was going to knock out Roy Nelson in the first round, but somehow Big Country survived. Lewis ended up laying...
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July 07, 2016  |  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...
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 75 Highlights: Josh Barnett vs. Roy Nelson

Two seasoned heavyweight veterans put on a 25 minute show for the fans in attendance inside of the Saitama Super Arena this past Saturday in the main event of UFC Fight Night 75. In the end, it would be the devastating Muay Thai of Josh Barnett (34-7) that would earn him the unanimous decision win over the man with arguably the biggest heart in the division, Roy Nelson (20-12). The...
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September 27, 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...
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Nogueira’ Lineup Takes Last-Second Hit

The UFC delivered some not so delightful news Thursday about “The Turkish Delight.” An undisclosed injury has forced flyweight Alptekin Ozkilic out of his UFC Fight Night 39 scrap with Dustin Ortiz. With just eight days remaining until the curtain is drawn on their tango, the UFC has decided to save Ortiz for another day instead of locating a last-second substitute. The card...
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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