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Tim Kennedy, Josh Koscheck, Roy Nelson Rip NSAC over Handling of Sonnen, Belfort

Several notable UFC fighters believe that the Nevada State Athletic Commission was far too lenient in the sanctions they handed down to Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen at yesterday's hearing. As a matter of fact, Belfort didn't face any...Show More Summary

Watch UFC Fight Night 52 press conference video replay from Japan feat. Dana White, Roy Nelson, Mark Hunt & more

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is kicking off its pre-fight media campaign for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 52 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Fight Pass, which takes place on Sat., Sept. 20, 2014, from inside the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan (latest fight card and rumors here). Show More Summary

Latest UFC Fight Night 52 fight card and rumors for 'Hunt vs. Nelson' on Sept. 20 in Japan

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing its brand of mixed martial arts (MMA) back to "The Land of the Rising Sun" for UFC Fight Night 52, headlined by a hard-hitting heavyweight showdown pitting Mark Hunt against Roy Nelson,...Show More Summary

Roy Nelson vs. Mark Hunt: An Early Head-to-Toe Breakdown

Later this year, the UFC will be going back to Japan for UFC Fight Night 52, and they're going to bring a great main event with them. In the heavyweight division, the winner of the 10th season of The Ultimate Fighter, Roy Nelson, will...Show More Summary

World Cup adventure begins: comedian joins England squad

Alt Text: England World Cup squad World Cup whispers: Roy Hodgson's squad crosses the Atlantic, but there's no place for Nelson Summary Monday, June 2, 2014 - 12:24pm England touch down in Miami... England’s World Cup squad touched down in Miami this morning ahead of their final warm-up games against Ecuador and Honduras later this week. Show More Summary

Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson main event official for UFC Fight Night 51 in Japan

Ask and you shall receive. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has rubber stamped a heavyweight headliner for its upcoming UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, as Mark Hunt will collide with Roy Nelson inside the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on Sept. Show More Summary

Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson to Headline September UFC Fight Night Card in Japan (Yes!); Event to Air on Fight Pass (Crap!)

("Ohhh, look at that. It's like an ad for a fckin' weight-loss center. Before, and way before." / Photos via MMAJunkie) After a month of rumors, it's finally official: Heavyweight sluggers Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson will be trading bombs...Show More Summary

Fabio Maldonado Would Love to Face Roy Nelson and Mark Hunt in Future HW Bouts

In mixed martial arts, reputations are earned, not given, and Fabio Maldonado has certainly earned his inside the Octagon. The scrappy Brazilian has proven to be as game as they come under the UFC banner, as he's consistently put his heart, grit and determination on display on fight night. Show More Summary

Mark Hunt welcomes Roy Nelson bout in Japan, because 'Big Country' is a 'better fighter' than Brendan Schaub

All that's left to do now is to get Nelson on board. Mark Hunt's hand is healed and the "Super Samoan" is ready to get back into the swing of things, as he eyes a true heavyweight showdown against Roy Nelson in Japan. The potential slugfest...Show More Summary

Slugfest Alert: Roy Nelson vs. Mark Hunt Targeted for End of the Year

Brace yourselves, fight fans. According to a report on UFC Tonight (h/t to Damon Martin of FOX Sports), the UFC is in the market for a heavyweight barnburner. More specifically, an epic clash between heavy-handed knockout artists Roy...Show More Summary

Report: UFC eyes Roy Nelson vs. Mark Hunt bangfest for Sept. 20 return to Japan

"Super Samoan" vs. "Big Country?" That's a hard-hitting heavyweight match up if I ever saw one. "The Land of the Rising Sun" is in the running to play host to a potential slobberknocker of a heavyweight fight, as Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson...Show More Summary

Dear God, No: Big Nog Eyeing Another Fight After He Returns From ACL Surgery

(Ugh, post-knockout leg lifts are just the worst. Photo via Getty.) There wasn't an MMA fan among us who enjoyed watching Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira get pancaked by Roy Nelson at Fight Night 39. The ugly loss accounted for Minotauro's second in as many contests and 5th in his past 8 overall. Show More Summary

Robert Bennett appointed new Executive Director of Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC)

Sorry to all you "Big Country" fans, but Roy Nelson didn't get the job. The search is over. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has a new Executive Director, roughly two months after Keith Kizer stepped down from the position to pursue other interests. Show More Summary

Dana White: 'I don't want to see Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira fight ever again, he should retire'

Pretty sure that's not open to interpretation. The boss wants Big Nog to call it a career, plain and simple. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira was knocked clean out in his fight against Roy Nelson last Friday (April 11, 2014) in the main event...Show More Summary

UFC on Fox 11: Fabricio Werdum vs. Travis Browne Head-to-Toe Breakdown

The next heavyweight title challenger will be determined when Fabricio Werdum and Travis Browne meet at UFC on Fox 11 on Saturday. Since making his return to the Octagon, Werdum has won three in a row. Dominating Roy Nelson, stopping...Show More Summary

Roy Nelson Confirms He Suffered Broken Hand in 'Big Nog' Knockout

Roy Nelson has built a career off having an iron chin and brick-heavy hands that can—and have—settled the opposition in one clean shot. Every fighter on the UFC heavyweight roster has the size and power to throw leather with thunder,...Show More Summary

UFC Rankings for Each Weight Division Following UFC Fight Night 39

Roy Nelson returned to the win column in a big way at UFC Fight Night 39. After rocking Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira multiple times, Big Country eventually flattened the Brazilian with a right hand late in the first round. The knockout ended...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 39 Live Results, Play-by-Play and Main Card Highlights

Boom. UFC Fight Night 39 ended with an exclamation point in Abu Dhabi when heavyweight Roy Nelson landed several of his signature overhand right hands to knock out legendary but aging Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in the evening's main event. In...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 39 results recap: Next matches to make for main card winners in Abu Dhabi

What could be in store for Roy Nelson, Clay Guida, Ryan LaFlare, and Ramsey Nijem after their UFC Fight Night 39: "Nogueira vs. Nelson" main card victories at Du Arena in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, this past Friday (April 11, 2014)?...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 39: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

Entering UFC Fight Night 39 with back-to-back losses, Roy Nelson needed to turn in a strong showing against Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira on Friday. It would be an understatement to say that "Big Country" simply saved his job with a knockout win over the Brazilian. Show More Summary

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