Roy Nelson Management Not Interested In Cormier Booking


Following last weekend’s UFC 159 event, UFC President, Dana White announced that Roy Nelson will likely get a fight against Mark Hunt or Daniel Cormier.

Hunt is set up on a collision course with JDS and Cormier is coming off his UFC debut win over Frank Mir.

“Hey @danawhite ur right,” tweeted Cormier, shortly after White’s announcement. “I think Roy Nelson and I would be a damn good fight. How about it @roynelsonmma.”

However, as reported on last night’s UFC Tonight on FUEL TV, Mike Kogan, the manager of Roy Nelson said he will advise his client against a bout with Cormier, siting that “Big Country” has nothing to gain from the matchup. He would like Roy to face either Antonio Silva, JDS or the aforementioned Mark Hunt.

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After the report Roy Nelson responded:

“@arielhelwani you should always come to the horse,
” tweeted Nelson. “If I have to go through DC to get my belt! I will. @mikekogan”

Currently the TUF 10 champion is riding a three-fight winning streak with all three-wins coming way of punches in the first round.

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