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Jul 16, 2016 11:38 am

Roy Nelson bashes Dana White over Brock Lesnar failed drug test

The UFC has received quite a bit of criticism in the wake of the US Anti-Doping Agency revealing that Brock Lesnar failed a drug test in June prior to his UFC 200 co-main event scrap with Mark Hunt. Mark Hunt demanded that the UFC give him 50% of Brock Lesnar’s $2.5 million purse, then ultimately...

Jul 7, 2016 8:28 pm

UFC FN 90 results: Derrick Lewis defeats Roy Nelson via split decision

In the co-main event of UFC FN 90, Roy Nelson and Derrick Lewis squared off in a pivotal heavyweight matchup. Both men come out aggressive and exchange punches before clinching up. Nelson gets the body lock and presses Lewis against the cage. Big John separates them and Lewis lands a head kick and a right...

Jul 1, 2016 9:55 am

Roy Nelson wants to “be the Donald Cerrone of the heavyweight division”

While Roy Nelson is currently slated to fight Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis on July 7th in a co-main event scrap, Nelson can’t help but wish he could fight more frequently. After a 12 year professional career, and 16 fights under the UFC banner at the age of 40, Nelson is one of the most...


Jun 24, 2016 10:48 pm

VIDEO | Derrick Lewis’ hardcore training for Roy Nelson

Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis is currently riding a massive 3-fight win streak that most recently saw him knock out Gabriel Gonzaga in April. With that being said, Lewis is currently gearing up for the biggest fight of his career as he faces Roy Nelson on July 7th at UFC Fight Night 90. Ahead of...

Apr 30, 2016 12:10 am

UFC announces Roy Nelson vs. Derrick Lewis

Friday evening the UFC announced a fight that guarantees fireworks. On July 7th on UFC Fight Pass, Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson will fight Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis. The event will be headlined by Rafael dos Anjos vs. Eddie Alvarez, and will be an important one for both men as Lewis looks to climb from...

Feb 12, 2016 2:23 pm

Travis Browne wants Roy Nelson and his “fat stomach”

Travis Browne is coming off a TKO win over Matt Mitrione earlier this year, and is looking to get back in the Octagon sooner rather than later. On the other hand, Roy Nelson is coming off a unanimous decision win over Jared Rosholt earlier this month. The win snapped Nelson’s 3-fight skid that had seen...

Feb 6, 2016 9:38 pm

UFN 82 Results: Roy Nelson defeats Jared Rosholt via decision

A heavyweight tilt between Roy Nelson (21-12 MMA) and Jared Rosholt (14-3 MMA) served as the co-main event for UFC Fight Night 82 in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Nelson is pressing forward with his right hand loaded and ready to fly. Rosholt is moving well but not landing anything. Big uppercut misses for...

Oct 17, 2015 10:18 pm

Paige VanZant compares herself to Roy Nelson in ballet tights

It’s no secret that top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant is a standout fighter. The 21 year old isn’t intimidating outside of the Octagon, and as she explains it, some people don’t expect her to be a fighter. She explained to UFC.com: “For me to be a fighter, it’s different, it’s unexpected. You wouldn’t...

Sep 27, 2015 6:46 am

REPLAY! Josh Barnett Beats Up Roy Nelson For Five Rounds (Highlights)

In the main event of UFC Fight Night: Japan heavyweights Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson surprised everyone by going the full five rounds. Barnett dominated in the clinch, landing brutal knees, elbows and punches often. He simply outworked Nelson, landing way more and doing more damage. Nelson was of course game the whole fight and...

Sep 16, 2015 12:05 am

While In Japan, Roy Nelson’s Diet Consists Mostly Of Hotel Buffets

UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson is set to take on Josh Barnett in Japan. ‘Big Country’ has fought there before, when he took on Mark Hunt. So, if there’s one thing he learned from his first visit, it’s where to find the best food, of course. Nelson was a guest on Inside MMA and spoke about...

Sep 13, 2015 6:47 am

Roy Nelson reacts to Josh Barnett’s “Gravy Injection” accusations

Josh Barnett is set to return to the land of the rising sun on September 27, 2015 when he squares off with fellow heavyweight Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night 75. The fight will be Barnett’s first since his loss to Travis Browne in December 2013, but he wasted no time in making this a...

Sep 6, 2015 12:38 pm

Roy Nelson Apologizes On Behalf Of The HW Division And The UFC

  UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson watched last night’s UFC 191 and paid special attention to a big fight in his own division. Top heavyweights and former UFC champs Frank Mir and Andrei Arlovski battled in the night’s co-main event. It wasn’t the fight we all expected, but hey it was a fight. Arlovski ended up...

Aug 25, 2015 12:01 am

Relive Roy Nelson’s Walk-Off KO Over Big Nog

‘Relive again as Roy Nelson and Minotauro Nogueira step into The Octagon as two of the heavyweight divisions legends go to war. Roy Nelson next takes on Josh Barnett in the main event at Fight Night Japan on FOX Sports 1.’ The Best Training Room You’ll Probably Ever See — D.C., Rockhold, Khabib, Velasquez All...

Aug 7, 2015 12:15 am

The “Big Country” Burrito Is The Help Roy Nelson Needs… According To Him

UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson seems to have found what he needs to take him to the next level, in the form of a Carls Jr. breakfast burrito. Nelson took to Twitter to express his joy to fans, saying that the ‘Big Country’ is the help he needs. With this burrito Nelson could be the greatest...

Jul 16, 2015 12:23 am

Dana White Approved — Roy Nelson’s New Whip Is Sick!

UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson might look like a homeless man, but he sure doesn’t ride around like one. UFC president Dana White took to social media and shared a picture of the two of them posing with Nelson’s Corvette. It’s a pretty sweet ride, check it out below!   Just bumped into @roynelsonufc and his...

Jun 8, 2015 4:11 pm

FREE FIGHT! Fabricio Werdum Batters and Bloodies Roy Nelson (Full)

Hard-hitting heavyweights Fabricio Werdum and Roy Nelson throw haymakers at each other inside the Octagon at UFC 143. Werdum looks to become the undisputed heavyweight champion as he takes on current champ Cain Velasquez at UFC 188 in Mexico City. BJPENN.COM ALL-ACCESS! UFC 188 – Gilbert Melendez Media Day! — WATCH!

May 14, 2015 2:00 am

Roy Nelson Cleans Up Diet Ahead Of Barnett Scrap…. NOT!

Roy Nelson and Josh Barnett recently signed the contracts to make their heavyweight bout in September official. Nelson celebrated the news being released in typical “Big Country” fashion: by eating a Donut-Burger. Late Snack, my wife loves me, I am going to sleep like a baby 2night @Daniel_DeSanto @BumpyKnuckles @therealrussellp #donutburger Posted by Roy "Big...

Apr 28, 2015 11:38 am

Roy Nelson Rustles Jimmies by Comparing Jones/Rampage Incidents

UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson threw in his two-cents on the Jon Jones incident that has been developing throughout the past two days. Always one to crack a joke, Nelson sent out this Facebook status and picture poking fun at the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson: Nelson is referring to an...

Mar 29, 2015 4:38 pm

Alistair Overeem Impressed With Roy Nelson: ‘He Took Everything’

Alistair Overeem fought Roy Nelson at UFC 185 and won the fight via unanimous decision. Overeem battered Nelson with body kicks and landed several hard shots to the head of ‘Big Country’, still Nelson kept coming. After the fight Overeem talked to FOX Sports about his opponents durability. “I’ve rewatched (the fight) a couple of...

Mar 17, 2015 1:36 pm

Josh Barnett And Roy Nelson Agree To Fight

An intriguing heavyweight fight between Roy “Big Country” Nelson and Josh Barnett has been agreed upon by the fighters. While nowhere near official, the two heavyweights have agreed to square off, following a discussion on twitter. Check it: Daniel Phillips [email protected] Hey @roynelsonmma, Would you be open to performing at @MetamorisPro ? Would love to...

Mar 16, 2015 8:40 am

Overeem: Roy Nelson was like The Hulk

Former Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem earned an impressive decision victory over Roy Nelson at this past weekeend’s UFC 185 event in Dallas, Texas. “The Reem” dominated “Big Country” with striking for the majority of 3 rounds, but could not finish Nelson during their 15-minute battle. Overeem spoke about Roy Nelson’s toughness during the UFC...

Mar 13, 2015 6:10 am

UFC 185: Game On with Roy Nelson

Roy “Big Country” Nelson sits down to talk with Megan Olivi about his upcoming opponent, Alistair Overeem, his training, and what he does outside of the Octagon. Watch Nelson take on Overeem during the main card at UFC 185 in Dallas, Texas.