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Spike TV's Roy Nelson Marathon Counter-Program to TUF 16 Debut | UFC News

Spike TV announced Sept. 14’s prime-time lineup include a Roy “Big Country” Nelson marathon.

The marathon airs from 8 p.m. to midnight ET/PT including Nelson’s preliminary-round matchup with Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson, as well as the entire TUF 10 Live Finale main card.

TUF 16’s 2 hour debut featuring the new show’s 16 elimination-round fights, kicks off the same night at 9 p.m. ET/PT on FX. 

Big Country made his way to the UFC after winning the heavyweights-only 10th season of TUF on Spike TV.   He serves as a TUF 16 coach opposite fellow heavyweight Shane Carwin.

Spike TV owns the UFC’s library rights till the end of this year.   Throughout the year Spike TV used counter-programing opposite UFC’s new multi-year broadcast deal with FOX, events and shows that previously aired on Spike TV now air on FX and FUEL TV.

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15 Comments to Spike TV's Roy Nelson Marathon Counter-Program to TUF 16 Debut | UFC News

  1. Ironfist says:

    I don’t know why people praise this fat lesbian????cant wait till Shane knocks this guy out.

  2. mike says:

    mmm Roy Nelson juxtaposed with marathon.. that sounds like an oxymoron to me

  3. stephen riddle says:

    What is the weight class?

  4. 757 says:

    ^^ weight class is xxxxxxxlg for Nelson

  5. stonch says:

    I am a stupid fag

  6. Drew says:

    Roy is better then Shane in everyway it’s his fight to win

    • Majestyk says:

      @Drew…How can you say that? He does have better cardio and jujitsu (and obviously a better chin), but wrestling and punching power go to Carwin.

  7. Thom says:

    Condit deserves a marathon

  8. Dddddd says:

    I think he should be sponsored by BurgerKing
    and then set up a big money fight with Jerrod
    from Subway.

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