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Monday, 04/23/2012, 05:09 pm

Gonazaga Fills UFC 146, Void Set To Face Roy Nelson | UFC NEWS


By Jonathan Kirschner:

The deck has been shuffled and yet another change has been made to the UFC 146 main card.

After results from Alistair Overeem’s drug test came back with escalated levels of testosterone (14:1), the hype behind UFC 146 was in jeopardy. Dana White announced on Friday night that Frank Mir would be replacing Alistair Overeem in the main-event and would be the new number one contender for the UFC Heavyweight Championship. Cain Velasquez, who was originally scheduled to face Frank Mir, is now going to fight Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in what will be his UFC debut. Originally supposed to fight Antonio Silva, Roy Nelson was left without an opponent until today.

It is now confirmed that Gabriel “Napao” Gonzaga will be fighting Roy “Big Country” Nelson on the main-card of UFC 146.

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17 Comments to Gonazaga Fills UFC 146, Void Set To Face Roy Nelson | UFC NEWS

  1. John M says:

    Thats a good test for Gonzaga to see if he’s ready to get back in the mix. Happy for the guy.

  2. Sergio says:

    Very nice fight

  3. Scotty says:

    Im pissed i wanted to Del Rosario make his UFC debut! Hope they find him an opponent and scrap him off the card..

  4. Jb says:

    Roy All day!!!!! Roy by KO YOU SAW IT HERE!!!

  5. jones says:

    this good matchup 2 guys that are just not quitt in toop 10…but are at the cusp

  6. Ninja Oreo Dollop says:

    Roy by overhand right!

  7. xXCLOSXx says:

    Dear Ovaree: Fuck you! That is all. :)

  8. Donnybrook says:

    Good match-up.

  9. DJ says:

    It sucks all this has happened but we still have big boys punching on so :)

  10. RitualOfWar says:

    War Roy

  11. Turkeykneck fun chav says:

    interesting matchup but theres a couple of things.

    roy doesnt drop when getting punched with an anvil
    roy has excellent submissions
    roy has excellent submission defence

    Gabriel gonna have to get his shit together on this one

  12. pat says:

    Last fight gonzaga looked real good. Take his fat ass down

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