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Apr 23, 2012 5:09 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...

Mar 15, 2012 10:30 am

Roy Nelson Working With Mayweather To Sharpen Boxing Game

“We actually started yesterday. He is a very fun guy. He’s a lot like Mo, but he’s also combative. He is a very nice guy and one thing I can honestly say that I didn’t understand is that this guy has great defense. He’s a very fun guy and he’s entertaining. He loves to have...

Mar 7, 2012 12:38 pm

Roy Nelson vs. Antonio Silva Slated For UFC 146

A heavyweight fight featuring Roy “Big Country” Nelson, and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, has been agreed to for UFC 146. UFC officials made the announcement today via their Twitter account. Roy Nelson is coming off a unanimous decision loss to former Strikeforce heavyweight, Fabricio Werdum at UFC 143. The loss put Nelson’s octagon record at 3-3, so...

Mar 5, 2012 9:49 am

Roy Nelson Will Drop To Light-Heavyweight If Fan Challenge Accepted

UFC president Dana White, UFC ringside commentator Joe Rogan and fans across the world have been clamoring for UFC heavyweight fighter Roy Nelson to put down the cheeseburgers and start cutting the fat so that he may compete at his full potential. He currently resides in the upper-middle tier of the heavyweight pack, but his...


Feb 8, 2012 2:38 pm

MMA Fight Photo Of The Week | A Battered And Bloody Roy Nelson Still Stands

Last weekend’s UFC 143 event was full of ups and downs, awesome fights and disappointing calls from the officials where the main stories coming out of the event. In our weekly MMA Fight Photo I would like to highlight the evening’s co-main event between Roy Nelson and Fabricio Werdum. Werdum put on a striking clinic...

Feb 6, 2012 7:55 am

Photo | Roy Nelson Shows Off Nasty Cut Received By Werdum Last Weekend

Roy Nelson and Fabricio Werdum took home “Fight of the Night” honors for their UFC 143 co-main event brawl. However, “Big Country” didn’t make it our unscathed and this laceration on his forehead proves it. Read More: Roy Nelson (news), Fabricio Werdum (news), UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit (news)

Dec 26, 2011 12:50 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 143's Fabricio Werdum Looking To Finish Roy Nelson

“There’s no easy fight anymore. Everybody knows a little bit of everything: Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, Boxing, and Muay Thai. It’s a different time we’re living in. Nelson knocked Cro Cop out, he has a very strong right hand, sharp Boxing, but I’ll impose my rhythm and play by my game plan until I tire him out....

Nov 17, 2011 9:49 am

UFC NEWS – Roy Nelson vs. Cheick Kongo In The Works For UFC 143

A heavyweight bout that is sure to deliver fireworks is expected to go down next year at UFC 143. The relentless Roy Nelson and the hard hitting Cheick Kongo have reportedly accepted offers to face one another in February of 2012 in a bout that will get the winner one step closer to an eventual...

Feb 10, 2016 7:21 am

Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis Wants Roy “Big Country” Nelson

Derrick “The Black Beast” (14-4-1 MMA) Lewis moves up the heavyweight ladder with a victory over Damian Grabowski in his last outing. Lewis put out a friendly offer to get it on and ‘bang’ with Roy “Big Country” Nelson (in the octagon) and with both having history with big power, this scrap has almost no...

Sep 30, 2015 6:21 am

Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson Shows Off Severely Broken Hand

UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson fought for five full rounds at this past Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Japan, where he took on Josh Barnett in the night’s main event. The two shocked a lot of fans by going the distance, but it was clear by the end of the fight that Barnett had done enough to...

Jul 24, 2013 9:23 am

Roy “Big Country” Nelson Signs New Nine Fight Contract with the UFC

Detractors of one of MMA’s most recognizable fighters, both for his prominence inside the cage and unique look outside of it, will seemingly have a lot more to complain about in the immediate- and distant- future. Roy “Big Country” Nelson has just signed a reported nine-fight deal with the UFC, as told to MMA Junkie...

Feb 25, 2012 11:46 am

UFC Heavyweight Roy "Big Country" Nelson Tours Japan (Video)

Roy “Big Country” Nelson toured Japan during the lead up to UFC 144 tonight. UFC 144 is set to go down tonight live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first...

Sep 28, 2015 12:01 am

WATCH! Nelson’s jabs from UFC Fight Night 75 are PRICELESS

Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson left it all in the octagon at “UFC Fight Night 75” when they slugged it out at the Saitama Super Arena. Barnett was hoping to exhaust Nelson within two rounds so he could take him down at will and eventually submit him, but Nelson proved to be a game opponent...

Sep 27, 2015 2:04 pm

“Warmaster” Barnett sets new UFC record after 5 round battle with Nelson

Josh Barnett made a triumphant return to the octagon at “UFC Fight Night 75” on Saturday night when he clashed with fellow heavyweight Roy Nelson. While Barnett did not get the stoppage win, it was clear he was dominating the fight throughout and picked up an unanimous decision victory. The win was his first in...

Sep 27, 2015 9:39 am

UFC Fight Night 75 Reebok Payout: Barnett and Nelson make combined $20,000

Heavyweights Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson clashed in the octagon at “UFC Fight Night 75” and brought the fans in Japan to their feet. It was Uriah Hall who brought the crowd to their feet, though, when he landed a devastating spinning-heel kick/jumping knee combination on Gegard Mousasi in the co-main event. The Reebok payouts...

Sep 26, 2015 10:41 am

Nelson: ‘This Is The Scariest Time To Fight Barnett’

On Saturday night in Japan, UFC heavyweights Roy Nelson and Josh Barnett will square off in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Japan. For Nelson this is a somewhat of a must win, in the sense of staying relative in the division. He’s lost two straight, to Alistair Overeem and Mark Hunt, and is...

Sep 26, 2015 4:29 am

UFC Heavyweight Josh Barnett Looks Completely Different Ahead Of Nelson Fight

On Saturday night UFC heavyweights Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson will face off in the octagon at UFC Fight Night: Japan. The big guys will collide in the night’s main event. Nelson hasn’t seen action in the octagon since his loss to Travis Browne, all the way back in Dec. of 2013. In that fight...

Sep 22, 2015 7:01 am

Joe Rogan Breaks Down Barnett vs Nelson

UFC Fight Night Japan: Josh Barnett vs. Roy Nelson goes down this Saturday and will showcase a pretty exciting heavyweight in the main event, between Barnett and Nelson. It’s sure to be an exciting one and one that has a good chance of ending quickly. Gegard Mousasi and Uriah Hall will also meet in the...

Aug 26, 2015 4:10 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 75: Barnett vs. Nelson’ Set With 11 Bouts

UFC Fight Night: 75 is set with its official lineup. The event is scheduled to take place on Sept. 26 from Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. In the night’s main event we’ll get to see two fan favorite heavyweights square off, when Roy Nelson takes on Josh Barnett. Due to the obvious time difference,...

May 14, 2015 2:12 am

Barnett & Nelson to Coach New UFC Reality Show, Will Fight in September

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will be returning to Japan in September with an event headlined by heavyweights Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson! Their bout will be the finale of a brand new UFC reality show where the heavyweights will be rivaling coaches. Ken Berger, General Manager of UFC Asia, announced that Barnett and Nelson will...

Mar 14, 2015 8:15 pm

UFC 185 Results: Overeem Mauls Nelson, Gets Decision Win

This was one of Alistair Overeem’s best performances in the octagon. It was a return to form and Roy Nelson was a punching bag he could showcase his arsenal of strikes on. Nelson nearly made a huge come from behind victory in the end of the fight, but Overeem proved his chin and made it...

Oct 17, 2014 12:46 pm

TRAILER – Scorpion King 4 Featuring ‘Bigfoot’, ‘Big Country’ & Royce Gracie

Three of MMA’s most recognizable faces, Roy Nelson, Royce Gracie, and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva will be featured in the upcoming ‘Scorpion King 4’ movie. Loading Scorpio King 4 coming soon check out the trailer. http://redcarpetcrash.com/scorpion-king-quest-power-trailer/ @realroyce @roynelsonufc View on Instagram

Sep 21, 2014 9:40 am

Hunt Wants Quick Turnaround Following Nelson KO

Following his walk-away KO over Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson yesterday morning at UFC Fight Night 52 in Japan, Mark ‘Super Samoan’ Hunt spoke to media members about who he wants to fight next, and explained his desire to fight on the UFC’s November 8th card in Sydney Australia. “I want to move forward, and I...