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Watch: All The Highlights From Bellator 194 Matt Mitrione Vs. Roy Nelson

Matt Mitrione progressed to the semi-final of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix on Friday night at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, as he avenged a December 2012 TKO defeat to Roy Nelson. Though he endured a rough final round, Mitrione had already banked the first two stanza’s on all three judges’ scorecards with a tidy kickboxing display that saw …

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Roy Nelson’s Bellator MMA Debut Set For September 23rd In San Jose

KANSAS CITY, MO - APRIL 15: Roy Nelson (r) battles Alexander Volkov (l) during their Heavyweight bout on UFC Fight Night at the Sprint Center on April 15, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Bellator MMA confirmed on Saturday night that former UFC heavyweight star Roy Nelson will make his promotional debut on September 23rd at Bellator 183 in San Jose, California. ‘Big Country’ will share the card with another UFC veteran, Benson Henderson, who returns from injury to face Brazilian knockout artist Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire on the card. Nelson’s opponent for his Bellator …

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Yet Another Renowned UFC Fighter Joins Bellator

KANSAS CITY, MO - APRIL 15: Roy Nelson (r) battles Alexander Volkov (l) during their Heavyweight bout on UFC Fight Night at the Sprint Center on April 15, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Another well known fighter in the UFC has jumped ship to Scott Coker’s promotion. Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson (22-14) has signed a multi-fight contract with Bellator, Ariel Helwani announced via Twitter on Friday. Roy Nelson signs with Bellator — https://t.co/bf7mghcF6U pic.twitter.com/VgZedsNuOx — Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) May 26, 2017 The rotund 40-year-old was a firm fan favourite during his 18-fight stint with the UFC. …

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Dana White: Roy Nelson ‘Needs To Be Buried’ For Kicking John McCarthy

BRASILIA, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 24: Roy Nelson of the United States punches Antonio Silva of Brazil in their heavyweight UFC bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Nilson Nelson gymnasium on September 24, 2016 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

UFC president Dana White says that Roy Nelson must be punished by the Brazilian Athletic Commission after he kicked referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy after his bout at UFC Fight Night 96. Roy Nelson won his bout against Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva last Saturday night in Brasilia after knocking the Brazilian down with a right hook, following up with a series of strikes …

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Strong UFC Hamburg Card Taking Shape

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The UFC announced as of yesterday that a heavyweight match-up is to headline UFC Fight Night 93 in Hamburg on September 3 with veterans Andrei Arvolski (25-12) and Josh Barnett (34-8) set to square off for the first time in the octagon. Despite a wealth of experience shared between the two with nearly forty years and eighty fights under their …

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UFC Announces Surefire Heavyweight Slugfest For July 7th

It may be doing so in the shadow of the biggest Pay-per-view event of 2016, but UFC Fight Night 90 is developing into a really stellar card. The show’s headline attraction, a lightweight title fight between Rafael dos Anjos(c) and former Bellator kingpin Eddie Alvarez, has been in place for a couple of weeks now but in recent days the …

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Watch: KO Artist Roy Nelson Gives His Verdict On Conor McGregor Vs Rafael Dos Anjos

Ahead of competing at UFC Fight Night, heavyweight contender Roy Nelson gave his thoughts on the 155lb. title fight between UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor and lightweight champ Rafael Dos Anjos. Conor McGregor is moving up ten pounds to challenge for Dos Anjos’ lightweight title at UFC 196 on Saturday, March 5th, and yet another fighter in Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson is …

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Tuesday Takedown – Bellator 125, UFC Fight Night 52

It’s Tuesday yet again which means that Pundit Arena’s ‘Tuesday Takedown’ takes a look back at all the best mixed martial arts action over the past weekend and this week is no different with some big fights and fighters to boot. We start with Friday night and Bellator 125. Before I go on any further, I feel I need to …

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Fight Night Preview: Bellator 125, UFC Fight Night: 52

It’s Friday and as is now customary on Pundit Arena, Shane Saunders will take a look ahead to the best MMA action, including Bellator 125 and UFC Fight Night: 52, both coming your way over the course of the weekend. It’s usually fair to do things chronologically but this week I am making an exception and skipping right ahead to Saturday …

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