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Thursday, 03/15/2012, 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 fun, even when he’s working out and stuff; he’s a lot like Mo in that aspect. He is a fun guy to work with. My whole thing is that I’m trying to tighten his defense up, maybe increase his hand speed and increase his punch output a little bit. In the first day, I can say I was surprised by his defense. He is a very fun guy to work with, very talkative, combative, and a lot like Mo when it comes to me doing my ‘Doom’ session. But it’s one of those situations where hopefully I can add to him and he will take my advice in the right way and he can pull off this victory. I heard this is a very important fight for him and his UFC career is basically on the line.”

Famed boxing coach Jeff Mayweather talks to FightHype.com about his newest student and UFC heavyweight fighter Roy “Big Country” Nelson.

Nelson is in preparation for his upcoming fight with Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva but can Mayweather help him obtain victory?

Thoughts?

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31 Comments to Roy Nelson Working With Mayweather To Sharpen Boxing Game

  1. G Bud says:

    So he’s a lot like Mo then?

  2. danielrchargers says:

    coulda wrote Jeff Mayweather. i thot it was Floyd.

  3. Mystery T says:

    Its a shame that he didn’t mention that he’s a really fun guy…

  4. Xaninho says:

    Hahah this interview is hilarious!

  5. dante040 says:

    So to summerize, he is fun, combative, and a lot like Mo.

  6. Jb says:

    IF DANA CUTS BC ABD NOT HARDY I WILL FLIP!!!! BC stood three rounds with jds and jds didn’t do shit! Dana you know he has the best chin in the UFC bar none!

    • rcs says:

      Having the “best chin” should be a bad think. You’ve got to get plugged a bunch of times to walk way with that title. That said BC is a UFC staple in my book and will always put on a show win or lose he shouldn’t go.

  7. Tomweb2 says:

    Brain damage much? Could of said everything in 3 4 sentence he say the same thing a million times over lol

  8. Nick says:

    Well Wikipedia is gonna tell me who Jeff Mayweather is.

  9. WaG kA nA ! ! ! says:

    He’s a lot like Mo.

  10. Eric92UFC says:

    OHH LARRDD! I thought he was workin with Floyd “MONEY” Mayweather.
    He actually SHOULD work with “Money” Mayweather tho.

  11. UFC NEWS says:

    i like how he had that viral 100k likes on facebook campaign, and then chose to stay at HW.

  12. jonesy says:

    pure niggeer always repeat 3 ties he liee mo and 3 times he a fun guy and 3 times he fun to work with……just llike roy has 3rd loss on the way

    • Gank Train says:

      You talk like a degenerate moron… I would tell you to get out of here but most of the people who comment on this stuff are the same as you…

  13. james says:

    I’d def like to see roy nelson knock big foot out. Roy is a great athlete and he goes out to put on great fights for the fans. If his boxing gets better he could have a great future and may actually have a chance at getting a title shot

  14. hawaiianorich says:

    Avoid damage & dirty boxing…perfect for MMA

  15. shzawn says:

    and the whole way reading though that interview i thought i kept rereading the first paragraph lol

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