UFC President Dana White has been very public about his disdain for UFC heavyweight Roy “Big Country” Nelson. White’s constant comments about Nelson’s weight and looks would likely get him sued if he was Nelson’s boss in a normal 9-to-5 working environment. Imagine the backlash if White made similar comments about one of his female fighters.
The UFC held a media conference call Tuesday for their upcoming UFC 161 card taking place Saturday, June 15, at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Light heavyweight headliners Dan Henderson and “Suga” Rashad Evans, along with heavyweight co-headliners Roy “Big Country” Nelson and Stipe Miocic participated in the call.
Roy “Big Country” Nelson took time out following his open workout Wednesday at the MGM Grand to talk with ProMMAnow.com and other members of the media regarding his thoughts on TRT and steroids in MMA. Nelson also discussed potentially dropping to light heavyweight and how he felt about the last minute change in opponents for UFC 146. Nelson will now face Dave Herman as part of the UFC 146 main card on Saturday.
ProMMAnow.com reporter Joe Gugelman caught up with Roy “Big Country” Nelson following his win over Croatian legend Mirko Cro Cop Saturday night at UFC 137 in Las Vegas.
Showdown Entertainment is reporting a New Year’s Day bout between Shane Carwin and Roy “Big Country” Nelson is being targeted for UFC 125.
“UFC 117: Silva vs. Sonnen” takes place tonight at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. It’s the UFC’s first visit to Oaktown and the card is absolutely stacked. Pro MMA Now will provide live results and play-by-play commentary during the event.
Steve Cofield talks to Roy Nelson following “UFC Fight Night 21″… and no, he doesn’t call him a “short fat guy” to his face, but inevitably the subject of Roy’s weight and physique has to come up. Nelson thinks Struve is going to be a beast once he grows into his body. He also thinks … Read more
“The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights” winner Roy Nelson, UFC welterweight fighter Frank Trigg, and FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer join hosts Bas and Kenny on this week’s Inside MMA. The show takes a look at The Ultimate Fighter and the impact the show has had upon the growth of MMA, Ron Kruck talks with Pat Barry about … Read more