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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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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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Derrick Lewis Gets Called Out Shortly After His KO Victory At UFC Zagreb

Moments after Derrick Lewis scored a devastating knock-out of Gabriel Gonzaga, he was being called out on Twitter by another top heavyweight in Roy “Big Country” Nelson. Lewis, who needed just 4:48 of the first round to finish Gonzaga, earned himself a $50,000 Performance of the Night Bonus. Nelson appeared to be sizing up all the heavyweight fighters on 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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