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Alistair Overeem: Roy Nelson, His Turnaround and What's Next

Coming off of his victory over Roy Nelson at UFC 185 last month, Alistair Overeem took some time off to relax and recuperate from the slight damage he sustained in the fight. Overeem spoke with Bleacher Report after his vacation in Puerto Rico: Bleacher Report: You knew that Roy Nelson had a tough chin going into the fight. Show More Summary

Alistair Overeem still marveling at the durability of Roy Nelson: I hit him with everything and he just took it

They don't make them like "Big Country" anymore. Roy Nelson has shown time and again that he can take a punch, as he proved during his three-round war against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 142 back in 2012. "Big Country's" toughness was onShow More Summary

Is Roy Nelson Even Trying Anymore?

Roy Nelson is a fan favorite. He is articulate, funny and has a crowd-pleasing fighting style. However, he only has one win in his last five bouts. Has Nelson thrown in the towel on being a top-tier heavyweight? Nelson was a noted grappler before he became known for his knockout power. Show More Summary

UFC 185: Alistair Overeem Compares Roy Nelson to the Hulk

Alistair Overeem will probably be limping for a few days after spending 15 minutes smashing his shin across the amoeba-like belly of Roy Nelson at UFC 185. The sounds of bone slamming against flesh opened the floodgates for the “oohs” and “ ahhs ” of fans in the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, on Saturday night. Show More Summary

Monday Morning Hangover: Anthony Pettis and Carla Esparza are dethroned in Dallas

Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone as UFC 185 blew the roof off American Airlines Center last Saturday night (March 14, 2015) in Dallas, Texas. Plenty of fighters were left licking their wounds, including Roy Nelson, who suffered his second straight loss. Show More Summary

UFC 185 Results: 3 Fights for Roy Nelson to Take Next

Roy Nelson is that rare fighter whose value to the sport exceeds his fighting potential, much like Matt Brown. No one is blind to his limitations, both physical and technical, yet his appeal eclipses that of many more gifted mixed martial artists. Show More Summary

Alistair Overeem avoided 'a Travis Browne situation,' eyes Junior Dos Santos next

If his decision to play it safe in the waning minutes of his UFC 185 decision victory over Roy Nelson is any indication, Alistair Overeem has learned from some of his past mistakes.Filed under: News, UFC

UFC Quick Quote: Dana White 'likes' Alistair Overeem vs Junior Dos Santos following UFC 185

Three years after they were officially scheduled to meet for the UFC title, could Overeem vs Dos Santos finally be coming to an Octagon near you? "How tough is Roy Nelson? Roy Nelson is not human. The shots that guy took tonight. The kicks to the body were unbelievable. Show More Summary

UFC 185 results recap: Alistair Overeem vs Roy Nelson fight review and analysis

Last night (Sat., March 14, 2015), Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson looked for the knockout at UFC 185 inside American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Overeem put together the first win streak of his UFC career by defeating Nelson.Show More Summary

Alistair Overeem vs. Roy Nelson: What We Learned from UFC 185 Tilt

In the only heavyweight clash showcased on UFC 185's stacked main card, divisional mainstays Roy Nelson and Alistair Overeem aimed to pad their respective title runs. With a combination of raw punching power and elite striking technique,...Show More Summary

UFC 185 results, photos: Alistair Overeem knees and kicks his way past Roy Nelson

DALLAS – Alistair Overeem pummeled Roy Nelson’s body and slipped away from his haymakers en route to a unanimous decision victory. Filed under: News, UFC

UFC 185 results: Alistair Overeem decisions Roy Nelson in fun Dallas duel

Hard-hitting Heavyweight veterans, Roy Nelson and Alistair Overeem, collided tonight (Sat., March 14, 2015) at UFC 185 from American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. And it was fun. Overeem took dominant position in the center of the Octagon immediately and started things off with a front kick to Nelson's knee. Show More Summary

UFC 185 heavyweight Roy Nelson not impressed with UFC drug testing reform

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was hit hard with multiple failed drug tests to kick off 2015, as high-profile fighters such as Anderson Silva, Jon Jones, Hector Lombard, and Nick Diaz were popped for banned substances before and...Show More Summary

Roy Nelson brings the drama

Roy Nelson never minces words when discussing his sport, his career, or anything for that matter. It’s a trait that has endeared him to the UFC fanbase, but what they really enjoy about “Big Country” is that when it’s fight … Continue reading ? The post Roy Nelson brings the drama appeared first on Boxing News.

UFC 185: Roy Nelson vs. Alistair Overeem Head-to-Toe Breakdown

Before the lights dim low and Anthony Pettis defends his lightweight title at UFC 185, two heavyweights will take to the Octagon in vicious manner. As members of the division's Top 10 club, No. 8 Roy Nelson and No. 9 Alistair Overeem...Show More Summary

Roy Nelson: The Art of a Hundred Overhands

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Everyone and their mother can tell you what Roy Nelson is all about, the right hand. His left hand is almost an afterthought at this point. But that is not to paint Roy Nelson as some kind of sloppy brawler,...Show More Summary

UFC 185: 'Improved' Alistair Overeem hoping to knockout Roy Nelson, 'but it takes two to tango'

Personally, I don't think he'll have much trouble getting "Big Country" to engage in a stand-up war. Roy Nelson suffered the first knockout (KO) loss of his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) career after his chin had a meeting with...Show More Summary

UFC 185 fight card: Roy Nelson vs Alistair Overeem fight preview

Roy Nelson and Alistair Overeem will hunt for the knockout this Saturday (March 14, 2015) at UFC 185 inside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Between two heavy hitters, what adjustments must be made for either man in order...Show More Summary

Alistair Overeem vs. Roy Nelson Added to ‘UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos’

(Nelson's decision to fight in March makes a 2016 presidential bid even less likely. / Photo via Getty) In another classic matchup of tall muscular guy vs. short pudgy guy, UFC officials announced yesterday that a heavyweight slugfest between Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson has been booked for UFC 185: Pettis vs. Show More Summary

Alistair Overeem vs. Roy Nelson Set for UFC 185 in March

This one might be fun to watch, even if we pretty much already know how it ends. Heavyweight sluggers Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson will face off March 14 at UFC 185 in Dallas. The news was first reported Tuesday by The Dallas Morning...Show More Summary

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