UFC Fight Night 39 Results: Nelson Sends Nogueira Crashing to the Mat, Picks up Walk-Off KO Win
Roy Nelson just added another clip to his highlight reel of knockouts.
‘Big Country’ reminded everyone just how much power he packs in his right hand early on when he dropped Nogueira with a powerful shot. Nogueira landed on his back and was ready for Nelson to dive on top of him, so Nelson played it smart and eventually let him back to his feet; Nelson knew Nogueira is an ace off his back.
Nelson proceeded to pick Nogueira apart with right hand after left hand and it eventually became difficult to watch. Nelson finally cracked him with one final right hand and Nogueira was unconscious before his body crashed to the mat. It was a walk-off knockout victory for Nelson.
After the bout, Roy Nelson stated he wanted to fight for the belt.
Roy Nelson defeated Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira by way of KO (Punches) 3:37 of Round 1