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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...
Via NESN.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Lewis keeps swinging, gets split-decision win over Roy Nelson

LAS VEGAS --- Derrick Lewis was dangerous enough Saturday night with his stand-up striking to force KO artist Roy Nelson to fall back on his grappling roots. "The Black Beast" also did enough damage to earn a split-decision victory, after three rounds.Scores were 29-28 (twice) and 28-29 for Lewis. Nelson was so upset by the decision that he stormed out of the cage and to the back...
Via FOX Sports
21 days ago  |  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...
Via FatManWriting
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via 5thRound.com
April 30, 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...
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 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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