Tag: Roy Nelson

Roy Nelson plans to win Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix, fight at least two more years

By Alexander K. Lee@AlexanderKLee   Roy Nelson was a perennial top-10 contender during his time with the UFC, but never managed to put together the run needed to earn a title shot. Now, at 41, he finds himself three wins away from claiming heavyweight gold in Bellator. This Friday at Bellator 194 in Uncasville, Conn., […]

Heavyweight veteran Roy Nelson signs with Bellator MMA

“Big Country” is leaving the UFC to head to Bellator. by Nick Baldwin@NickUFC  Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports Roy Nelson is no longer a UFC fighter. “Big Country,” a longtime heavyweight, has signed with Bellator MMA, MMAFighting.comreported Friday. The Viacom-owned organization inked an exclusive, multi-fight deal with Nelson. Nelson confirmed the […]