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  1. Pound for Pound KO Percentage: What fighters are most likely to win their fights by KO/TKO?Read the original story

    Monday May 18 | BloodyElbow

    ... based on their own finishing rates but rather on their relative ranking compared to their division. For instance, Roy Nelson has a 100% KO rate in his UFC fights. Impressive yes. But compared to his divisional average of 64.33%, it's less impressive ...


  2. Check out my rankings within each division by clicking on the links...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Cincinnati Library

    ... after he missed weight by more than 3 pounds during Thursday's weigh-in. A heavyweight fight between veterans Roy Nelson and Josh Barnett will headline a UFC Fight Night event on Sept. 27 in Saitama, Japan. Even with a spot on the 2016 U.S. Olympic ...


  3. Josh Barnett vs. Roy Nelson booked for Sept. 27 in Japan following international UFC reality showRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | MMA Mania

    Ultimate Fighting Championship will welcome Josh Barnett back to the Octagon after nearly two years on the sidelines. Waiting to greet him will be fellow heavyweight hurter Roy Nelson, who joins "The Warmaster" in the UFC Fight Night 78 main event on Sept.


  4. Josh Barnett, Roy Nelson to meet in UFC Japan main event, coach against each other on reality showRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 |

    "The Warmaster" will face Roy Nelson in the main event of UFC Fight Night Japan on Sept. 27 at Saitama Super Arena, the UFC announced Wednesday night.


  5. Josh Barnett, Roy Nelson coach Road to UFC: Japan, headline UFC Fight Night 78 in SaitamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Cage Pages

    Aug 31, 2013; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Josh Barnett reacts after beating Frank Mir during the UFC-164 bout at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports The UFC will return to the Saitama Arena in Japan for UFC Fight Night 78. TUF 10 Winner, Roy Nelson , will headline in "The Land of the Rising Sun" again.


  6. Josh Barnett vs. Roy Nelson A Perfect Fit For UFC Fight Night Japan HeadlinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Rant MMA

    After a lengthy absence, UFC heavyweight contender Josh Barnett will finally return to the Octagon in very familiar territory. "The Warmaster" is scheduled to battle fellow veteran Roy Nelson in what shapes up as an intriguing headliner for a Fight Night main event in Saitama, Japan on Sept.


  7. Roy Nelson vs. Josh Barnett Booked for UFC Fight Night 78 in Saitama, JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | BleacherReport

    At a press event in the Philippines to promote UFC Fight Night 66, UFC officials announced that the promotion will be returning to Japan with an event headlined by heavyweight veterans Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson. Not only that, but Barnett and Nelson will compete as coaches in a new reality show entitled Road to UFC: Japan .


  8. Josh Barnett, Roy Nelson to Headline UFC Fight Night Event in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Sherdog

    Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson will square off in a heavyweight headliner when the UFC heads to Japan for a Fight Night event in September. The matchup was announced by the Las Vegas-based promotion late Wednesday night.


  9. UFC San Diego Official with Mir vs. Duffee, Iaquinta vs. Green, Several Other BoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | MMA Weekly

    ... heavyweight division (15), Mir's resume includes victories over some of the world's best in Minotauro Nogueira, Roy Nelson, Mirko Cro Cop and former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar . Getting the fight to the ground will be key for Mir in this ...


  10. Opinion: Stipe Miocic emerges as the uninspiring contender in talent deprived heavyweight divisionRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | BloodyElbow

    ... possessing boxing savvy hands and a knack for NCAA division I wrestling. He's conquered divisional hopefuls Roy Nelson , Gabriel Gonzaga and now Mark Hunt, but the top-ranked contender is still no match for the heavyweight elite. He's still no ...


  11. Manager: Mark Hunt 'severely dehydrated' at weigh ins, but escaped...Read the original story

    Monday May 11 | MMA Mania

    ... year's fight in Japan at a staggering 340 pounds . While the weight cut didn't affect his performance against Roy Nelson, it probably didn't have time to. The future for Hunt is uncertain, but if and when he does come back, he's probably going to ...


  12. UFC Fight Night Adelaide fight card primer: Mark Hunt vs. Stipe MiocicRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | BloodyElbow

    ... route. After getting a draw vs. Antonio Silva in an instant classic, the Super Samoan crumpled the iron-chinned Roy Nelson with a single uppercut in the 2nd round of their main event in Japan last September. When Cain Velasquez pulled out of his ...


  13. UFC Fight Night 65: Pivotal Mark Hunt, Stipe Miocic Heavyweight Clash ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Rant MMA

    ... been a fan favorite because of his immense one-punch knockout power. His devastating stoppage of the always tough Roy Nelson at Fight Night 52 was one of the most memorable finishes of 2014. However, he was unable to complete his remarkable journey ...


  14. KNOCKOUT! Stipe Miocic vs. Mark Hunt full fight videos preview UFC Fight Night 65 main eventRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | MMA Mania

    ... the top 10 of his division by turning out the lights on the best of the best, including the notoriously-durable Roy Nelson. Standing across the cage from the "Super Samoan" will be another prolific finisher in Stipe Miocic. While the two-sport ...


  15. Overeem 'a better talker than fighter,' says JDSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | ABS-CBN News

    ... a unanimous decision victory over Stipe Miocic last December. Overeem, for his part, has beaten Stefan Struve and Roy Nelson in back-to-back fights. "He's a good athlete, he's a good fighter, but for sure, he's a better talker than a fighter," he ...


  16. Preview: UFC Fight Night 'Hunt vs. Miocic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Sherdog

    ... is coming off a loss to Fabricio Werdum in an interim title bout, but prior to that, he viciously knocked out Roy Nelson and went the distance with Antonio Silva in an epic banger. Miocic had strung together three straight victories before dropping ...


  17. UFC Fight Night 65 complete fighter breakdown, Stipe Miocic editionRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | MMA Mania

    ... himself to be a top contender. After stringing together three straight wins -- including a clear victory over Roy Nelson -- Miocic was matched up with former champion Junior dos Santos. Though Miocic ultimately lost to the Brazilian, he impressed ...


  18. Josh Barnett's UFC return delayed (again) after heavyweight accepts movie roleRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | MMA Mania

    ... in 2013. When he does make his eventual return, Barnett is still interested in a heavyweight showdown against Roy Nelson. And while "Big Country" is keen to the fight, too, he likely won't wait around another six-or-so months for Barnett to fight ...


  19. Josh Barnett takes movie role, delays return to OctagonRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 |

    ... fight training impossible for the time being. There had been talk of the 37-year-old Barnett returning to face Roy Nelson (20-11), a fight both fighters had requested. Barnett's management said that they would still like that fight, but peg ...


  20. Rashad Evans weighs in on Jon Jones' hit-and-run incidentRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | BloodyElbow

    ... handed himself into police custody but was released on a $2,500 bail just three hours later. Heavyweight slugger Roy Nelson sarcastically chimed in on Jon Jones' hit-and-run via Twitter , comparing the light heavyweight champ's incident to Rampage ...