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Dec 2, 2016 12:53 pm

Roy Nelson finally breaks silence on kicking John McCarthy

Back in September, UFC heavyweight veterans Roy Nelson and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva stepped into the Octagon at ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ in a highly anticipated heavyweight showdown. Nelson ultimately picked up a second round KO win over Silva, however it was the actions which occurred after the KO which resulted in the fight making...

Nov 16, 2016 6:10 pm

Roy Nelson suspended nine months for UFC Fight Night 95 incident

UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson likely regrets letting his emotions get the best of him. “Big County” has been suspended for nine months by the Brazilian Superior Justice Court of MMA (STJDMMA) for assault and unethical behavior, according to a report from MMA Fighting. In addition to the suspension, Nelson was also fined $24,000 and the...

Oct 6, 2016 11:42 am

Roy Nelson temporarily suspended by Superior Justice Court of MMA

Last month, Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson left the MMA world stunned when he knocked out heavyweight veteran Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva in the second round of their highly anticipated scrap in Brasilia. While the finish was an impressive one for Nelson, it was his post-fight actions that brought him attention. While referee Big John McCarthy was...


Sep 25, 2016 2:03 pm

VIDEO | Roy Nelson reveals what he said to John McCarthy following kick in the butt

Veteran UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson made headlines yesterday evening in Brazil for all the wrong reasons. Following his knockout victory over former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio Silva, an irate Nelson decided to flip-off and then kick referee John McCarthy for not stopping the contest earlier. At the UFC Fight Night 95 post-fight press conference...

Sep 25, 2016 9:05 am

VIDEO | Roy Nelson explains why he kicked John McCarthy

UFC heavyweight veteran Roy Nelson added another knockout to his resume at last night’s UFC Fight Night 95 event in Brazil, scoring a second-round finish of former title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. Nelson was able to catch Silva with a big uppercut late in round two that sent Antonio crashing to the canvas. “big Country”...

Sep 25, 2016 8:46 am

UFC Fighters react to Roy Nelson kicking referee John McCarthy

UFC heavyweight veteran Roy “Big Country” Nelson scored knockout number 14 of his storied mixed martial arts career at last night’s UFC Fight Night 95 event in Brazil. Nelson caught his opponent, former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio Silva, with a massive uppercut late in round two that sent “Bigfoot” crashing to the canvas. Roy...

Sep 25, 2016 8:17 am

PHOTO | Roy Nelson issues an apology to Big John McCarthy

UFC veteran Roy Nelson added another knockout victory to his resume at last night’s UFC Fight Night 95 event in Brazil, scoring a second-round finish over Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. “Big Country” flattened the former UFC heavyweight title challenger (Antonio Silva) with an uppercut late in the fight’s second-round and then promptly followed up with some...

Sep 24, 2016 9:15 pm

VIDEO | Roy Nelson kicks Big John McCarthy after knocking out Bigfoot Silva

Roy Nelson was not happy with referee John McCarthy following his knockout win over Antonio Silva. Nelson thought that McCarthy should have stopped the contest sooner and gave him a kick in the butt out of frustration. Check it out: Bad ass of @roynelsonmma to take a jab at the alleged "best ref in the...

Sep 24, 2016 8:53 pm

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 95 Results: Roy Nelson KOs Antonio Silva in round 2

A heavyweight bout between Roy Nelson and Antonio Silva took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 95 main card in Brazil. Round one begins and Silva starts things off with a body kick. Nelson presses forward and lands a left. A big leg kick scores for “Bigfoot”. He comes forward and lands a jab. Another...

Aug 4, 2016 1:25 pm

Roy Nelson and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva set to clash in heavyweight match

UFC heavyweights Roy “Big County” Nelson and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva are set to face one another in the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 95, which takes place in Brazil on September 24. The UFC announced the exciting heavyweight bout on Thursday. Tem duelo de pesados confirmado para o #UFCBrasilia: @BigfootSilva enfrenta @roynelsonmma https://t.co/HqkWEceCST pic.twitter.com/kDdrH3avAQ —...

Jul 16, 2016 11:38 am

Roy Nelson bashes Dana White over Brock Lesnar failed drug test

The UFC has received quite a bit of criticism in the wake of the US Anti-Doping Agency revealing that Brock Lesnar failed a drug test in June prior to his UFC 200 co-main event scrap with Mark Hunt. Mark Hunt demanded that the UFC give him 50% of Brock Lesnar’s $2.5 million purse, then ultimately...

Jul 7, 2016 8:28 pm

UFC FN 90 results: Derrick Lewis defeats Roy Nelson via split decision

In the co-main event of UFC FN 90, Roy Nelson and Derrick Lewis squared off in a pivotal heavyweight matchup. Both men come out aggressive and exchange punches before clinching up. Nelson gets the body lock and presses Lewis against the cage. Big John separates them and Lewis lands a head kick and a right...

Jul 1, 2016 9:55 am

Roy Nelson wants to “be the Donald Cerrone of the heavyweight division”

While Roy Nelson is currently slated to fight Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis on July 7th in a co-main event scrap, Nelson can’t help but wish he could fight more frequently. After a 12 year professional career, and 16 fights under the UFC banner at the age of 40, Nelson is one of the most...

Jun 24, 2016 10:48 pm

VIDEO | Derrick Lewis’ hardcore training for Roy Nelson

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Apr 30, 2016 12:10 am

UFC announces Roy Nelson vs. Derrick Lewis

Friday evening the UFC announced a fight that guarantees fireworks. On July 7th on UFC Fight Pass, Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson will fight Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis. The event will be headlined by Rafael dos Anjos vs. Eddie Alvarez, and will be an important one for both men as Lewis looks to climb from...

Feb 12, 2016 2:23 pm

Travis Browne wants Roy Nelson and his “fat stomach”

Travis Browne is coming off a TKO win over Matt Mitrione earlier this year, and is looking to get back in the Octagon sooner rather than later. On the other hand, Roy Nelson is coming off a unanimous decision win over Jared Rosholt earlier this month. The win snapped Nelson’s 3-fight skid that had seen...

Feb 10, 2016 7:21 am

Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis Wants Roy “Big Country” Nelson

Derrick “The Black Beast” (14-4-1 MMA) Lewis moves up the heavyweight ladder with a victory over Damian Grabowski in his last outing. Lewis put out a friendly offer to get it on and ‘bang’ with Roy “Big Country” Nelson (in the octagon) and with both having history with big power, this scrap has almost no...

Feb 6, 2016 9:38 pm

UFN 82 Results: Roy Nelson defeats Jared Rosholt via decision

A heavyweight tilt between Roy Nelson (21-12 MMA) and Jared Rosholt (14-3 MMA) served as the co-main event for UFC Fight Night 82 in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Nelson is pressing forward with his right hand loaded and ready to fly. Rosholt is moving well but not landing anything. Big uppercut misses for...

Oct 17, 2015 10:18 pm

Paige VanZant compares herself to Roy Nelson in ballet tights

It’s no secret that top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant is a standout fighter. The 21 year old isn’t intimidating outside of the Octagon, and as she explains it, some people don’t expect her to be a fighter. She explained to UFC.com: “For me to be a fighter, it’s different, it’s unexpected. You wouldn’t...

Sep 30, 2015 6:21 am

Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson Shows Off Severely Broken Hand

UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson fought for five full rounds at this past Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Japan, where he took on Josh Barnett in the night’s main event. The two shocked a lot of fans by going the distance, but it was clear by the end of the fight that Barnett had done enough to...

Sep 27, 2015 6:46 am

REPLAY! Josh Barnett Beats Up Roy Nelson For Five Rounds (Highlights)

In the main event of UFC Fight Night: Japan heavyweights Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson surprised everyone by going the full five rounds. Barnett dominated in the clinch, landing brutal knees, elbows and punches often. He simply outworked Nelson, landing way more and doing more damage. Nelson was of course game the whole fight and...