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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...
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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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9 days ago  |  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...
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Why it's time for Roy Nelson to proudly walk away from MMA competition

Josh Barnett was right to bring Roy Nelson over during his post-fight interview. Barnett may have gotten the decision win Saturday night in Japan, but Nelson fought him hard, and close for five exciting rounds.  Nelson scored takedown after takedown, round after round, and forced Barnett to repeatedly rely on the mercy of a round-ending horn or the referee separating them from the...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Barnett out lasts Roy Nelson in grueling five round war

Josh Barnett enjoyed rousing support in his home away from home in Japan as he picked up a unanimous decision victory over a very game Roy Nelson in the five round main event Saturday night. Barnett has been a mainstay in Japan for a huge part of his career between fighting, cornering other fighters and his second career as a professional wrestler. Barnett even gave up his traditional...
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9 days ago  |  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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9 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Barnett vs. Nelson Predictions

        Heavyweight Bout: Josh Barnett (33-7) vs. Roy Nelson (20-11) Nolan Howell: I think this is where Roy Nelson’s “throw my right hand at a pad a few times a day” training strategy catches up to him. I think Barnett takes him down with no trouble avoiding the second-most predictable right hand in the game. Josh Barnett by first-round submission. Luke Irwin: The narrative...
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‘UFC Fight Night 75: Nelson vs. Barnett’ Complete Betting Odds

Roy Nelson simply does not like Josh Barnett (pictured). “Big Country” now has another big reason to despise “The Warmaster.” Nelson is more than a 2-1 underdog against the former heavyweight champion Saturday at UFC Fight Night 75. Barnett, meanwhile, checks in as a 3-1 odds-on favorite. Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan hosts the festivities. Here are the lines for...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Reasons to Watch UFC Fight Night: Barnett vs. Nelson

This weekend the UFC returns to Japan with a heavyweight main event as Josh Barnett returns to action for the first time in nearly two years as he faces Roy Nelson in a five round headliner that isn't likely to make it to the final bell. Barnett will fight for the first time since 2013 after taking an extended break from the sport to pursue his acting and commentating career. Now...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

FS1 UFC Fight Night: Barnett vs. Nelson viewing and schedule guide

Two of the best finishers in the heavyweight division will do battle this weekend as Josh Barnett meets Roy Nelson in a five round main event that no one believes will go to the judges. Barnett returns to Japan for the first time in several years after making the country his stomping grounds for a big part of his MMA career as well as a secondary job in professional wrestling as...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

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