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

    Friday Jan 23 | 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 ...

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

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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 ...

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

    Tuesday Jan 20 | 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; ...

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

    Tuesday Jan 20 | MMAFighting.com

    ... 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 ...

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  5. Report: Cro Cop re-signs with UFC, expected to make Octagon return in 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | MMA Mania

    The last time we saw Mirko Filipovic inside the Octagon, he was getting KTFO by Roy Nelson at UFC 137. In fact, that was the third straight knockout loss for the Croat, who also went belly up against Frank Mir and Brendan Schaub, respectively.

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  6. Source: CroCop returning to UFC heavyweight divisionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | BloodyElbow

    The veteran Croatian heavyweight has agreed a new multi-fight deal with the organization, a source close to the situation tells me. His last fight for the UFC was in October 2011 when he suffered a loss to Roy Nelson in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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  7. Alistair Overeem vs. Roy Nelson Added to 'UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Cage Potato

    Nelson most recently fell victim to a Mark Hunt walkoff KO last September at UFC Fight Night 52 . It was just the second knockout loss in Nelson's career.

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  8. Alistair Overeem vs. Roy Nelson Set for UFC 185 in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | BleacherReport

    Overeem had a successful kickboxing career before moving to MMA full-time in 2010. The heavily muscled Overeem has very strong muay thai skills that include dangerous kicks and knees.

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  9. Alistair Overeem vs Roy Nelson added to UFC 185 fight card in DallasRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | MMA Mania

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship Heavyweight stars will be big and bright deep in the heart of Texas when Alistair Overeem collides with Roy Nelson inside American Airlines Center in Dallas on March 14, 2015. The Dallas Morning News brought word of the UFC 185 pay-per-view main card match earlier this evening.

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  10. Alistair Overeem vs. Roy Nelson announced for UFC 185Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | BloodyElbow

    In a rare bit of "Winner vs. Loser" matchmaking, the UFC has announced a heavyweight bout for their March 15th PPV in Dallas, Texas. Former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem is set to battle the heavy-handed Roy Nelson at UFC 185 , news first broken by the Dallas Morning News and later confirmed by UFC PR man Dave Sholler: Overeem has been rather disappointing in his UFC career, managing a tame 3-3 record and suffering KO/TKOs in all of his defeats.

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  11. Roy Nelson vs. Alistair Overeem Added to UFC 185: Pettis vs. dos AnjosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | MMA Weekly

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going big in its return to Dallas on March 14. The promotion on Tuesday announced that heavyweight bruisers Roy Nelson and Alistair Overeem would face off at UFC 185 at the American Airlines Center. The fight card is headlined by a UFC lightweight championship bout between current titleholder Anthony Pettis and challenger Rafael dos Anjos.

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  12. Roy Nelson meets Alistair Overeem at UFC 185Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Cage Pages

    December 13, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Alistair Overeem before fighting Stefan Struve during UFC Fight Night at US Airways Center. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports #9-ranked UFC Heavyweight, Roy Nelson , will face #11 Alistair Overeem at UFC 185 on Mar. 14 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX.

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  13. Heavyweights Alistair Overeem, Roy Nelson to Clash at UFC 185 on March 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Sherdog

    A heavyweight showdown between Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson will go down at UFC 185 . Promotion officials confirmed the pairing following an initial report from The Dallas Morning News .

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  14. Jon Jones to Daniel Cormier: You Beat a Guy That Was 50 Years Old in Your Last FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Sherdog

    Jon Jones isn't exactly impressed with the path Daniel Cormier has taken to earn a shot at the light heavyweight title. After debuting in the Octagon with heavyweight victories over Frank Mir and Roy Nelson , Cormier moved to 205 pounds, where he has garnered dominant triumphs against Patrick Cummins and Dan Henderson in his first two outings.

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  15. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Contemplating Return and Retirement in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | MMA Weekly

    Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira plans to return to the Octagon next year, but he may also make his final exit from fighting in 2015, as well. Nogueira has spent the better part of this year recovering from a torn anterior cruciate ligament he suffered in the lead-up to his last fight, a knockout loss to Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night 39 in April.

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  16. Report: 'Minotauro' Nogueira Wants 2 UFC Fights in 2015 Before RetirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Sherdog

    ... next year. "Minotauro" tore his ACL in training three days before his last bout, a first-round knockout loss to Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night in Abu Dhabi on April 11. Nogueira is 5-5 in the UFC, with all of his losses coming via knockout or ...

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  17. Junior Dos Santos vs Stipe Miocic Was Not A RobberyRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | MMA Mania

    ... gas tank and the ability to keep a consistent pace against lesser heavyweight top ten opponents like Gonazaga and Roy Nelson , but against JDS this wasn't the case. If Miocic wanted to win this fight decisively, he needed to do it in round one where ...

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  18. UFC on Fox 13: 5 Fights for Alistair OvereemRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... as of late against men who are willing to exchange powerful punches. Mitrione fits right into that category. Roy Nelson has always been an interesting heavyweight. He has moments where he looks like he has the potential to go on a run within the ...

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  19. The Intervention: Joe Rogan Gets Brutally Honest with Brendan SchaubRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | MMA Weekly

    ... try to do things on the side such as maybe getting roles in movies or opening up a crossfit gym with his friends. Roy Nelson is an awesome measuring stick. Unless you can beat Roy Nelson, you can't call yourself a serious fighter. Brendan Schaub, ...

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  20. UFC on FOX 13 complete fighter breakdown, Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic editionRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | MMA Mania

    ... Fabio Maldonado in under a minute. Prior to that, Miocic defeated some legitimate heavyweights, such as Roy Nelson and Gabriel Gonzaga. "JDS" is one of the most feared boxers in the sport. Known for both crushing speed and fast hands, dos Santos is ...

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