ROY NELSON RUMORS & GOSSIP
In 2002, a mediocre movie titled “The Scorpion King” was released featuring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson starring in a prequel to “The Mummy” film. Twelve years later, the franchise is somehow still kicking, with it’s fourth iteration set to be released in January.
So how is this related in any way to mixed martial arts? Well, the franchise decided to continue utilizing...
As advertised, the UFC Fight Night 52 headliner between heavyweight KO artists Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson ended fairly quickly and in ultraviolent fashion.
At the 3-minute marker of the 2nd round of this five round scheduled tilt, Hunt hit the third UFC walkoff KO of his legendary career. Watch ‘The Super Samoan’ faceplant ‘Big County’ in .gif form below.
In the battle of the old, fat guys (meant in the most respectful way possible), Mark Hunt outslugged Roy Nelson both in the Octagon and at the bank. Before we go any further, we should note that most international events don’t release fighter pay info, so none of the following salary data for the event is […]
Mark Hunt won the battle of the heavyweight tonight at UFC Fight Night 52, sending Roy Nelson face first to the canvas with a big uppercut mid-way through the second round.
We’re underway the in the main event. Hunt lands a big right in the first exchange. Hunt comes up short with another big right. Then Nelson goes for a takedown, but can’t get finish it. Nelson throws...
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.
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...
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.
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...
“UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Nogueira” isn’t generating much buzz, but the Gambling Gods believe Friday’s featured attraction between Roy Nelson (pictured) and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will be a close contest.
Nelson is a slight -130 odds-on favorite to leave Abu Dhabi victorious, while Big Nog comes in just behind as an EVEN bet.
Don’t forget, the fights start bright and...
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...
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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.