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ROY NELSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Roy Nelson broke right hand against Alistair Overeem, won't need surgery

Losing to Alistair Overeem at UFC 185 may or may not have taken years of his career, but it did break one of the heavyweight's hands. UFC Tonight broke the news Wed. evening that, according to Nelson's wife Jessy, "Big Country" broke his right hand in the first round of his Dallas main card bout earlier this month. According to the report, Nelson will not need surgery. The 38 year...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 185 Results: Two new champions crowned in Dallas

Out with the old. In with the new. #1 contenders Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Rafael dos Anjos completely dominated now former champions Carla Esparza and Anthony Pettis to earn themselves UFC gold. Neither fight was even close. In the main event of the evening, dos Anjos landed a left hand right on the champions eye that hindered his vision for the remainder of the 25 minute title fight...
Via Fight Booth
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem Outstrikes Roy Nelson To Decision Win At UFC 185

Alistair Overeem outpointed Roy Nelson tonight at UFC 185 with a good performance punctuated by good work to the body with knees and kicks. Round One: Kick to the thigh from Overeem amidst a tentative start. Nelson looks more eager to exchange, but they are both easing into this one slowly. Overeem jumps into a knee to the midsection. Nelson tries an overhand right, but it’s...
Via Fight Of The Night
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson not confident drug testing is making a difference

Heavyweight Roy Nelson faces one of the more notorious banned performance-enhancing drug (PED) users in recent years, Alistair Overeem, Saturday at UFC 185, so it was little surprise that the topic of doping came up. The UFC has been all over the map during the past year or so with regards to its own drug policies, testing and otherwise, culminating with a hastily-assembled press...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Heavyweight Sluggers Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson Chasing the Knockout at UFC 185

Alistair Overeem walks from the octagon after his ko victory over Stefan Struve (not pictured) in their heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at the at U.S. Airways Center on December 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Some say that styles make fights – this may bring to mind the idea of a jiu jitsu practitioner and a boxer carefully...
Via The Sports Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson hopes Alistair Overeem hasn't become a safety first Jackson's fighter

When Roy Nelson first traveled to Florida to workout with American Top Team he didn't even know he was going to be fighting Alistair Overeem at UFC 185 so as it turns out, the decision to go there worked out well. Nelson has spent the biggest part of his 11-year fight career training close to home in Las Vegas and while he's worked with a laundry list of top fighters during his time...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Big Country’ clobbers ‘Big Nog’ in Abu Dhabi (Video)

A heavyweight tilt scheduled for five rounds between KO artist Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson, and mixed martial arts legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, headlined the UFC’s 39th Fight Night card earlier today inside of Abu Dhabi’s du Arena. The two 37-year-old fighters would look to put themselves back into the title talks after an unimpressive 2013 campaign, respectively. We all...
Via Fight Booth
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson demolishes Big Nog with a devastating KO

Please stop fighting, Big Nog. I don’t want to keep watching you get hurt. It’s just not fun. If you ask me, the fight between Roy Nelson and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira should’ve been stopped about 20 seconds before Roy finally shut off Nog’s lights and maybe pulled the curtain on his career. Why did the ref even keep it going? Why must men be sent into unconsciousness before...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson Brutally KO’s Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira At UFC Fight Night 39

Roy Nelson punished Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira with his right hand power punching tonight at UFC Fight Night 39, dropping him a couple of times before finally knocking him out late in the first round. Round One: We’re underway in the main event. Nogueira takes the center of the Octagon to start. ‘Big Nog’ throwing more punches, albeit tentatively. Suddenly Nelson unleashes with...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Nogueira’ Betting Odds (Main Card)

Roy Nelson (pictured) will snap his two-fight losing skid this weekend – that is, if you were to ask the Gambling Gods. Nelson is a slight -145 odds-on favorite to beat former interim heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC Fight Night 39. Big Nog, meanwhile, checks in just behind as a +115 underdog. DU Arena in Abu Dhabi hosts the festivities. Don’t forget, the...
Via 5thRound.com
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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