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  1. Loss to Fedor Emelianenko Still Haunts Andrei ArlovskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MMA Weekly

    ... promotion and knocked out Ben Rothwell in the promotion's debut event. After he picked up a knockout win over Roy Nelson in an Affliction and EliteXC co-promoted event, Arlovski was lined up to face No. 1 heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko in January ...


  2. How big will the UFC be in 2020?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Sporting News

    ... were kids. You won't see out of shape fighters that have less than five years experience in the game. The days of Roy Nelson and Tank Abbot type "athletes" in MMA are fading away fast.


  3. Brendan Schaub considering a drop to light heavyweightRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | BloodyElbow

    ... been knocked out in brutal fashion three other times in the UFC, by Ben Rothwell , Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira , and Roy Nelson . UFC announcer Joe Rogan recently ripped Schaub on his podcast for the concussions he has suffered and warned him that it ...


  4. Mark Hunt on loss to Fabricio Werdum: I was trying to steal cookies out of his jarRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | BloodyElbow

    Two months after he face planted Roy Nelson in a 'Knockout of the Year' winner, Mark Hunt thought he could follow it up with another spectacular finish against Fabricio Werdum in an interim title fight in Mexico City. While a vicious finish took place, it was Hunt who found himself on the wrong side of the highlight reel.


  5. UFC Fight Night 64: Mirko Cro Cop will defeat Gabriel Gonzaga or die tryingRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | MMA Mania

    When Gabriel Gonzaga gave Mirko Filipovic a taste of his own medicine by knocking him out via head kick eight years ago at UFC 70, it was the first of six losses "Cro Cop" would suffer under the Ultimate Fighting Championship banner. Fast forward three years from his last fight inside the Octagon -- a knockout loss to Roy Nelson -- and Mirko finds himself signed to the world's largest mixed martial arts organization once again.


  6. Top 5 Options For Frank Mir's Next UFC AppearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Rant MMA

    ... time before finally calling it a day. His career is on the decline, and he was knocked out in brutal fashion by Roy Nelson in his last appearance. Mir has both a submission and KO win over Nogueira, and it's clear the Brazilian would welcome a shot ...


  7. Mirko Cro Cop: I'll avenge 'worst loss' against Gabriel Gonzaga or 'die trying'Read the original story

    Monday Feb 23 |

    ... with the UFC, intending to earn rematches with men who defeated him in the past. Junior dos Santos, Frank Mir , Roy Nelson and Brendan Schaub are all fighters on the UFC's heavyweight roster who have knocked him off. Cro Cop said this will be his ...


  8. The MMA Hour with Mark Hunt, Roy Nelson, Paul Daley, Liam McGeary in...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 23 |

    2:15 p.m. -- California State Athletic Commission executive director Andy Foster will discuss the latest issues surrounding the sport. 2:35 p.m. -- Coach Mike Winkeljohn will preview Holly Holm's UFC debut against Raquel Pennington on Saturday night.


  9. Fight Night Porto Alegre: Gym StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 |

    ... Antonio Bigfoot Silva ill be taking on former Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir. Check out some of Silva's and Roy Nelson's gym stories. Stay on top of the hottest stories and exclusive interviews from the world of MMA with the mobile ...


  10. Heavyweight Battle Between Stipe Miocic And Mark Hunt Should Produce FireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Rant MMA

    ... Hunt. The talented Ohio native has compiled a 6-2 UFC record and has produced notable victories against Roy Nelson and Gabriel Gonzaga . He uses his boxing skills, speed and lateral movement to good use, and has solid wrestling credentials. Miocic's ...


  11. Mark Hunt vs. Stipe Miocic in the works for Australia main event May 10Read the original story

    Monday Feb 16 |

    ... 15. Before that, "The Super Samoan" was unbeaten in six of his previous seven fights. Hunt's second-round KO of Roy Nelson last September was one of the best knockouts of 2014. The always exciting 40-year-old fought Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva to a draw ...


  12. Anderson Silva Replaced by 'Minotauro' Nogueira as Coach of 'TUF: Brazil 4'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Sherdog

    ... Antonio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira . Nogueira was last seen in April 2014, when he suffered a knockout loss to Roy Nelson in Abu Dhabi. The 38-year-old heavyweight veteran recently stated that he hopes to fight twice more in 2015 before retiring ...


  13. The 5 Heaviest Hitters in MMA Right NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | BleacherReport

    ... the first four minutes of the bout). Unlike plenty of other fighters out there (and even some on this list), Roy Nelson has one plan after hearing Bruce Buffer scream his name in front of the thousands in attendance. He may not always be willing to ...


  14. 5 Best UFC Matchups to Look Forward to in the Next 6 MonthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | BleacherReport

    ... move forward style. In what is a necessary fight in a shallow division between two stars, Alistair Overeem vs. Roy Nelson has hints of "freak show" matchmaking, and that's fine. Nelson's last fight saw him losing to a former K-1 champ in Mark Hunt, ...


  15. The Fighting Life: The Resurgence of Xtreme CoutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | BleacherReport

    ... against the wall before turning the tides on her male counterpart. The bodies hit the mat in near unison just as Roy Nelson has to put a spastic and overzealous grappling partner in check. The poor soul didn't do his homework on just how well "Big ...


  16. Third Time's the Charm: On Mirko Cro Cop's newest UFC campaignRead the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | BloodyElbow

    ... it used to. What's more, the UFC already tried this with Cro Cop before, and it didn't pan out. Cheick Kongo , Roy Nelson , and Brendan Schaub all topped the PRIDE Grand Prix champion, and all of them failed to endear themselves to fans or go on to ...


  17. UFC Heads to Poland in April with Cro Cop-Gonzaga II, Manuwa-BlachowiczRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... UFC bout since 2011, when he stepped away from the UFC after a three-fight skid to Frank Mir, Brendan Schaub and Roy Nelson, all of which came via knockout or TKO. In their last bout, Gonzaga famously knocked out the Croat with a head kick. That win ...


  18. Alive or just undead? What we should expect from Mirko Cro Cop late return to UFCRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    ... Perosh and Pat Barry , but then he lost to elite gatekeepers of HW division - Brendan Schaub , Frank Mir and Roy Nelson . Three losses in a row. The most dangerous opponent that Cro Cop faced in UFC was Junior Dos Santos , who himself was still ...


  19. Pride and K-1 Legend Mirko 'Cro Cop' Filipovic Returns to the UFCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Cage Pages

    ... to announce his retirement from MMA following three straight knockout losses to Frank Mir, Brendan Schaub, and Roy Nelson. The Croatian heavyweight then turned his attention back to his first love, kickboxing, returning to compete in K-1 and Glory; ...


  20. UFC brings back MMA legend Mirko Cro CopRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 |

    ... leaving the UFC, but not against the best competition. Cro Cop departed the UFC after three straight losses to Roy Nelson , Brendan Schaub and Frank Mir . Since leaving, Cro Cop has also competed in kickboxing, winning a K-1 grand prix in 2012 and ...