Roy Nelson Tag

Daniel Cormier and Josh Barnett Strikeforce

Daniel Cormier Wants to Make 205 by Year...

Jun 03, 2013Comments off1784 Views

Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix champion Daniel Cormier intends to join the light heavyweight class by year's end, but he also wants to fight his way

Soa Palelei Set to Make Promotional Return ...

May 31, 2013Comments off889 Views

Soa “Hulk” Palelei may finally make his return to the Octagon at UFC 164. He has been re-scheduled to face a UFC newcomer in Milwaukee.

Roy Nelson Knocks The Hulk Out of UFC 161 B...

May 22, 2013Comments off1719 Views

Roy Nelson scored his latest knockout without setting foot in the Octagon. He'll take Soa Palelei's spot against Stipe Miocic on the UFC 161 fight

Daniel Cormier Strikeforce

Daniel Cormier Wants to Fight at First UFC ...

May 20, 2013Comments off1156 Views

The UFC has yet to schedule Daniel Cormier’s next bout, but the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix winner on Saturday night made clear when he would

Cheick Kongo: “I’m Still a UFC ...

May 04, 2013Comments off1410 Views

Heavyweight Cheick Kongo's contract with the UFC ended following his UFC 159 loss to Roy Nelson, but Kongo insists he's still a UFC fighter.

Cheick Kongo’s Contract Complete with...

May 01, 2013Comments off1230 Views

Cheick Kongo fought the last bout on his current contract when he lost to Roy Nelson at UFC 159 on Saturday. The UFC is not

MMA Top 10 Rankings: Pat Healy, Roy Nelson ...

May 01, 2013Comments off790 Views

Pat Healy, Roy Nelson and Sara McMann all cracked the Top 10 in the latest World MMA Rankings.

Junior dos Santos Gets Title Shot with a Wi...

Apr 30, 2013Comments off1365 Views

Junior dos Santos is in line for a quick return shot at the UFC heavyweight title if he gets past Mark Hunt, but the same

Roy Nelson Likely to Fight Mark Hunt or Dan...

Apr 28, 2013Comments off1697 Views

Following his third consecutive first-round knockout performance, Roy Nelson is likely to face Mark Hunt or Daniel Cormier in his next fight.

UFC 159 Fighter Bonuses: Pat Healy Banks $1...

Apr 28, 2013Comments off1381 Views

The UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen fighter bonuses from Saturday's event at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.

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UFC 159 Results: Roy Nelson Crushes Cheick ...

Apr 28, 2013Comments off1386 Views

Roy Nelson at UFC 159 on Saturday continued to prove the naysayers wrong and endear himself to his fans with a first-round knockout of Cheick

Cheick Kongo Willing to Get Crazy to Beat U...

Apr 27, 2013Comments off958 Views

In Roy Nelson, Cheick Kongo faces one of the most unorthodox fighters in the heavyweight division at UFC 159 on Saturday, but he's ready to

Roy Nelson: “I Could Probably Lose an...

Apr 26, 2013Comments off1404 Views

Roy Nelson realizes what it takes to get buy in today's entertainment first, sports second world of MMA. Heck, he knows that even if a

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MMA’s Great Debate Podcast: Michael B...

Apr 23, 2013Comments off1204 Views

MMA's Great Debate Radio is back with four special guests from this weekend's UFC 159 card: Michael Bisping, Roy Nelson, Jim Miller, and Sara McMann,

Roy Nelson vs. Cheick Kongo; Phil Davis vs....

Jan 29, 2013Comments off2011 Views

Two new fights have finally been added to the upcoming UFC 159 card landing in New Jersey in late April.

MMA Top 10 Rankings: Roy Nelson and Hector ...

Dec 19, 2012Comments off881 Views

Roy Nelson and Hector Lombard each blasted his way back into the MMAWeekly.com Top 10 World MMA Rankings with huge knockout finishes.

TUF 16 Finale Fighter Salaries: Mike Pyle H...

Dec 17, 2012Comments off1073 Views

The TUF 16 Finale: Nelson vs. Mitrione fighter salaries were released on Monday by the Nevada Athletic Commission with Mike Pyle topping the payroll.

Roy Nelson and Matt Mitrione at the TUF 16 ...

Dec 16, 2012Comments off1197 Views

After scoring a huge knockout victory over Matt Mitrione in the TUF 16 Finale main event on Saturday night in Las Vegas, can Roy Nelson's

TUF 16 Finale Fight Night Gallery

Dec 16, 2012Comments off4499 Views

Check out our Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale fight night photo gallery, courtesy of photographer Scott Petersen.

Roy Nelson Done with Shane Carwin After He ...

Dec 16, 2012Comments off2513 Views

Roy Nelson says he proved he was a superior coach with his fighter winning the TUF 16 finale, and as far as fighting, he's done

Roy Nelson Caps Off TUF 16 Finale with Firs...

Dec 15, 2012Comments off1402 Views

For a guy who says he only started to learn about striking a few years ago, Roy Nelson certainly has picked up the art of

Matt Mitrione Speaks Out About Drug Testing...

Dec 15, 2012Comments off1431 Views

Matt Mitrione breaks down drug testing in MMA, why it does and doesn't work and how Roy Nelson's approach as a 'poster boy" is lost

Ultimate Fighter 16 Full Weigh In Results

Dec 14, 2012Comments off1929 Views

The Ultimate Fighter season 16 will officially come to a close on Saturday with coach Roy Nelson meeting Matt Mitrione, while Mike Ricci battles Colton

TUF 16 Finale Weigh-in Video

Dec 14, 2012Comments off461 Views

Watch the The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale weigh-ins streaming live on MMAWeekly.com, Friday at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT.

TUF 16 Coach’s Blog: Ron Frazier on t...

Dec 13, 2012Comments off621 Views

Ultimate Fighter Team Nelson coach Ron Frazier is back for his final blog of this season, and he talks about the reality of the show

Ultimate Fighter 16 Media Conference Call (...

Dec 10, 2012Comments off551 Views

On Monday, coach Roy Nelson and his new opponent Matt Mitrione, along with TUF finalists Mike Ricci and Colton Smith fielded questions from the media

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Episode 12 Recap: T...

Dec 08, 2012Comments off866 Views

In the final episode of The Ultimate Fighter 16: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson, two fighters emerged as finalist and one did so by devastating

MMAWeekly Radio Thursday: Roy Nelson, T.J. ...

Dec 06, 2012Comments off3407 Views

MMAWeekly Radio closes out the week with TUF 16 coach Roy Nelson, TUF finale fighter T.J. Waldburger and debate all focusing on this weekend's UFC

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Roy Nelson: Shane Carwin Became an Aftertho...

Dec 02, 2012Comments off2458 Views

Roy Nelson says he's not concerned about settling any kind of rivalry with Shane Carwin because as soon as he dropped out of their fight,

Cheick Kongo Turned Down Fight Against Roy ...

Nov 16, 2012Comments off1965 Views

UFC President Dana White reveals that Matt Mitrione wasn't the first fighter they called when a replacement was needed to face Roy Nelson at the