Nelson KOs Nogueira in 1st round

 

The main event of UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi was a heavyweight bout between former interim champion Antonio Nogueira and TUF winner Roy Nelson.

Antonio "Minotauro" Nogueira Vs. Roy "Big Country" Nelson
Fight was scheduled for 5 rounds (5x5x5x5x5)
Name Antonio Nogueira Antonio Nogueira
Height 6′ 3″ (190.5 cm)
Weight 246 (111.58 kg)
Record 34-8-1
Team Black House
VS
Name Roy Nelson <a href=Roy Nelson" src="http://img.mixedmartialarts.com/method=get&rs=120&q=75&x=72&y=15&w=90&h=120&ro=0&s=2FBD0D79-1D09-6BFC-E516F3EA6547D3AB.jpg" />
Height 6′ 0″ (182.88 cm)
Weight 265 (120.2 kg)
Record 19-9-0
Team  
 
-Roy Nelson defeated Antonio Noguiera by KO (Punch, 1st Round, 3:27)

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Recent Comments »

DoovyB site profile image  

4/12/14 2:02 AM by DoovyB

roy nelson deserves so much respect. the way the game is changing, if you would have asked most mma fans 5 years ago no way would most think roy would still be relevant. guy is a beast, does it his way, and does it well im a fan. cant wait to see him fight again

overeemgoat site profile image  

4/11/14 10:27 PM by overeemgoat

Even tough im drunk i feel bad for big nog a legend. like that doesn't deserve this

Devlin site profile image  

4/11/14 7:32 PM by Devlin

Just missing the follow up, otherwise its identical.

Non N00B site profile image  

4/11/14 7:21 PM by Non N00B

I know, it's just crazy to see. He used to be completely unkoable (thats a word eh?!), and much faster, it's hard to watch how far him, Wanderlei, Cro Cop etc all fell off. I was never a big Liddel fan, but he fell off hard too, so did Rampage, I mean everybody does eventually, it's just crazy when it's guys who used to be so far above the others.

Non N00B site profile image  

4/11/14 7:17 PM by Non N00B

Sad to see the second greatest heavyweight of all time fall off so hard. Happens to everybody, especially when your style is the "Rocky".

GSP24 site profile image  

4/11/14 7:09 PM by GSP24

That era was over at UFC 92.

Crocop'sLeftLeg site profile image  

4/11/14 7:04 PM by Crocop'sLeftLeg

Roy is awesome. Saying he isn't any good is just stupid.Bad matchup for Nog. Knew he was going to get KO'd.

Jesus Quintana site profile image  

4/11/14 7:03 PM by Jesus Quintana

Roy's an excellent fighter. He only loses to elite heavyweights.

orcus site profile image  

4/11/14 6:38 PM by orcus

Because Roy's not very good. Some of us hoped (but didn't think) that a guy who's getting KO'd a lot these days would, when fighting a guy who can basically only win with a big overhand right, keep his left hand up.

alewaboy52 site profile image  

4/11/14 6:36 PM by alewaboy52

^this, idk what would make anyone think nog had a chance outside of his most die hard fans



 

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