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Nelson: They needed me to save UFC 161
Nelson: They needed me to save UFC 161
Roy Nelson: “The reason why they gave me Stipe is because they needed someone to sell out the arena. They put me on it. As soon as they put me on it, it sold out."
06/10/2013
Nelson: MMA people tend to abuse PEDs
Nelson: MMA people tend to abuse PEDs
As a heavyweight, Roy Nelson is a bit soft around the middle, unlike most who have chiseled physiques, but as he explains it, most may not get that way naturally.
06/05/2013
White: Nelson is 'an absolute pain in the ass'
White: Nelson is 'an absolute pain in the ass'
"Let's be honest," said Dana White. "Roy Nelson's just not a smart guy. He's just that guy who is irritating. He thinks he's smart, but he's an absolute pain in the ass."
06/02/2013
Roy Nelson: UFC will never give me title shot
Roy Nelson: UFC will never give me title shot
"You love to watch me, but you'll never see me play in the Super Bowl," said Roy Nelson. "It's just one of those things. It's about politics. It's not about fighting."
05/23/2013
Roy Nelson vs. Stipe Miocic added to UFC 161, Soa Palelei an alternate
Roy Nelson vs. Stipe Miocic added to UFC 161, Soa Palelei an alternate
Roy Nelson vs. Stipe Miocic has been added to UFC 161, adding weight to a card that was diminished when Renan Barao was forced out of the headliner with injury.
05/22/2013
Nelson targeted as backup plan vs. JDS should Hunt be unavailable
Nelson targeted as backup plan vs. JDS should Hunt be unavailable
UFC officials have asked heavyweight contender Roy Nelson to apply for a license to fight Junior dos Santos in the co-main event of UFC 160.
05/14/2013
Roy Nelson's reinvestment plan
Roy Nelson's reinvestment plan
“I’ve taken that money that I’ve earned with these bonuses and re-invested in myself. Because all these other times, I didn't have the money to form a team around me."
05/13/2013
Nelson: I'd fight Cormier for 205 lb. contendership
Nelson: I'd fight Cormier for 205 lb. contendership
Roy Nelson has recently been discussed about a potential next opponent for Daniel Cormer, but his manager recently discussed there being no value to Nelson.
05/03/2013
Manager: 'Nothing' for Nelson in Cormier fight
Manager: 'Nothing' for Nelson in Cormier fight
Ariel Helwani related that Roy Nelson's manager Mike Kogan was going to advise his client not to take the fight against Daniel Cormier, if indeed one is offered.
05/01/2013
Nelson: I’m all about making everybody happy
Nelson: I’m all about making everybody happy
Roy Nelson: “As for Mark Hunt, if he gets past [dos Santos] that would be great. If he doesn’t, I’d still fight Mark Hunt because the fans want to see that one."
04/29/2013
White: Hunt or Cormier next for Nelson
White: Hunt or Cormier next for Nelson
Following a win over Cheick Kongo Saturday night, Dana White says that Roy Nelson is going to get either Mark Hunt or Daniel Cormier next.
04/28/2013
Nelson, Healy, Miller earn $65,000 'of the night' bonuses at UFC 159
Nelson, Healy, Miller earn $65,000 'of the night' bonuses at UFC 159
Roy Nelson, Pat Healy and Jim Miller each earned $65,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday's "UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen" event.
04/28/2013
Nelson hopes big win over Kongo earns title shot
Nelson hopes big win over Kongo earns title shot
"It really comes down to the fans," said Roy Nelson. "It is about that timing... So the timing after this, if I win, I definitely could get the next title shot."
04/26/2013
Report: Top fighter Twitter followers up to 93% fake or inactive
Report: Top fighter Twitter followers up to 93% fake or inactive
We are in no way saying that the accounts with large numbers of fake followers bought the follows or did anything nefarious to attain those follows.
04/24/2013
Mir, Barry, & more talk about how they started MMA
Mir, Barry, & more talk about how they started MMA
Fightland talks to UFC heavyweights Cain Velasquez, Pat Barry, Frank Mir, and Roy Nelson about their early MMA lives and how they got drawn into the sport.
03/29/2013 fightland.com
TUF 16 finale fighters all test clean
TUF 16 finale fighters all test clean
All 22 fighters who participated in The Ultimate Fighter season 16 Finale returned negative results from drug tests taken during the Dec. 15 event.
12/25/2012 mmafighting.com
$447,000 total reported payroll at TUF 16 Finale
$447,000 total reported payroll at TUF 16 Finale
The NSAC has released TUF 16 Finale salaries, and they range from $78,000 for Mike Pyle, to $48,000 for Roy Nelson, to $6,000 for some undercard fighters.
12/17/2012
Is Roy Nelson hurting VADA?
Is Roy Nelson hurting VADA?
"What the f@$% kind of a president of a company would say, 'Hey, just go ahead and handle that yourself?" said Matt Mitrione. "Want kind of bull$#!* is that?"
12/17/2012 mmajunkie
Complete TUF 16 Finale results
Complete TUF 16 Finale results
The Ultimate Fighter Season 16 finale takes place this Friday, December 14th, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
12/16/2012 The Underground
Roy Nelson KOs Matt Mitrione in 1st
Roy Nelson KOs Matt Mitrione in 1st
The TUF 16 Finale took place in Nevada and featured a heavyweight main event between coach Roy Nelson and late replacement Matt Mitrione. Image by Sherdog.c.om
12/16/2012 sherdog.com
All fighters make weight for the Ultimate Fighter 16 finale
All fighters make weight for the Ultimate Fighter 16 finale
The Ultimate Fighter Season 16 weigh-in took place today at 5:00 PM in Las Vegas, Nevada and streamed live on the Underground via Youtube. All fighters made their respective weights.
12/14/2012 The Underground
Mitrione: I'm going to 'out-athlete' Nelson
Mitrione: I'm going to 'out-athlete' Nelson
Matt Mitrione: "I think that I can out-athlete Roy, I think everybody knows there's no point to reinvent the wheel against Roy, he's not going to get knocked out..."
12/14/2012 mmamania.com
Nelson: If Mitrione won't do VADA, we all know why
Nelson: If Mitrione won't do VADA, we all know why
Roy Nelson: "To me, it's either a yes or a no. It's not a 'I'll look into it' kind of thing. You're either going to do it or you're not. It's really not that hard."
12/11/2012 bloodyelbow.com
Mitrione declined VADA testing
Mitrione declined VADA testing
Matt Mitrione: "Since I was coming on somewhat short notice...this is something I wanted to make sure I didn't have any thing that could distract me."
12/11/2012 mmajunkie.com
TUF 16, episode 10 fight recap
TUF 16, episode 10 fight recap
Tonight the tenth episode of the sixteenth season of the Ultimate Fighter aired at 10:00 PM on FX. Shane Carwin and Roy Nelson serve as the coaches.
11/16/2012 mmajunkie.com
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