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  1. Derrick Lewis has UFC goals: Eat fried chicken, fight 'juicing' Brock LesnarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | MMA Mania

    ... which means Derrick's wish to fight him will stay at that. Lewis is coming off a split-decision win over Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night 90 a few weeks ago ( full recap here ). After the fight, he called for another bout against "Big Country" to make ...


  2. Roy Nelson Joins Georges St-Pierre, Mike Tyson and Gina Carano in Kickboxer: RetaliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | MMA Weekly

    UFC heavyweight fighter Roy Nelson , also known as Big Country, has joined the cast of the upcoming Kickboxer: Retaliation . This is the second installment in a trilogy reboot of 1989's hit action film Kickboxer, which was a worldwide phenomenon starring Jean-Claude Van Damme.


  3. Paige VanZant leaves Kickboxer reboot, gets replaced by... Roy Nelson?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | BloodyElbow

    ... she's decided to abandon the film project. Never fear, TMZ reports that they've already found her replacement: Roy Nelson. The heavyweight fighter was apparently slated for a small role in the film, but seems to have made such an impact with his ...


  4. Derrick Lewis estimates 'probably 70 percent' of heavyweight division using PEDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 |

    It wasn't until his ninth UFC fight that Derrick Lewis was forced to hear the judge's scorecards, and that alone bummed the "Black Beast" out. He apologized after his fight with Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night 90, and even called for a rematch despite getting his arm raised in a split decision victory.


  5. Roy Nelson bashes UFC President Dana White for previously calling Brock Lesnar 'clean'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | MMA Mania

    Everybody has questions following news that WWE superstar Brock Lesnar potentially failed a United States Anti-Doping Agency out-of-competition test back on June 28. Should Ultimate Fighting Championship have signed him in the first place? Should he have gotten a USADA special exemption when he returned? Should he have been paid $2.5 million to compete at UFC 200, only to fail anti-doping policy less than one week after the event? While those are all reasonable questions to ask during this time of uncertainty, outspoken UFC Heavyweight Roy Nelson has taken one step further in challenging UFC and Lesnar.


  6. UFC Fighters React to Brock Lesnar's Failed TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Cage Pages

    ... artist Of course, Lesnar's UFC 200 opponent Mark Hunt shared his reaction in response to Roy Nelson with a hint of disappointment. @roynelsonmma @ufc u know Roy and they say they cleaning the sport up this is the third time I ...


  7. Hunt on Lesnar's USADA test failure: 'This is the 3rd time I've had to fight with a cheater'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | BloodyElbow

    ... obtained in that Bout." In other words, Lesnar's win can be a DQ loss, and the win would instead go to Hunt. Roy Nelson feigned his surprise upon hearing the big story, tagging Hunt's username in his tweet. Hunt responded to Nelson's tweet, noting ...


  8. UFC Fight Night 'Dos Anjos vs. Alvarez' Salaries: Rafael dos...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Sherdog

    ... at an end. Alvarez pocketed $150,000 in becoming the eighth lightweight champion in UFC history. Meanwhile, Roy Nelson banked $100,000 but wound up on the wrong side of a split decision against former Legacy Fighting Championship heavyweight ...


  9. UFC 200 Recap: Daniel Cormier Blankets Anderson SilvaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Cage Pages

    ... and light heavyweight division. Before dropping to 205-pounds, Cormier defeated Josh Barnett, Frank Mir, and Roy Nelson. After defeating Patrick Cummins and Dan Henderson, pushing his record to 15-0, Cormier received a title shot. Cormier was ...


  10. Daniel Cormier: The Betting Lock of UFC 200Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Cage Pages

    ... Maybe, but I wouldn't count on it. Cormier has faced jiu-jitsu aces in the past. Frank Mir, Josh Barnett, and Roy Nelson, to name a few. Still, Daniel Cormier tossed those guys around like a sack of potatoes. Cormier has never been so motivated for ...


  11. UFC Fight Night Vegas: Post-Fight MatchmakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Cage Pages

    ... earned a "Performance of the Night" bonus. Who will Alvarez defend his title against first? In the co-main event, Roy Nelson met Derrick Lewis in a heavyweight showdown. Surprisingly, "The Black Beast" took the close split decision over "Big ...


  12. UFC Fight Night 90 results recap: Roy Nelson vs Derrick Lewis fight review and analysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | MMA Mania

    Last night , Roy Nelson and Derrick Lewis went to war at UFC Fight Night 90 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a close battle, Lewis earned the victory.


  13. Alvarez stops Dos Anjos in 1st round to claim UFC titleRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Tribune-Chronicle

    ... UFC 200 on Saturday. Before the main event, heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis won a split decision over veteran Roy Nelson, and welterweight contender Alan Jouban claimed a brutal decision over iron-chinned UFC newcomer Belal Muhammad. Lewis ...


  14. UFC Fight Night 90 Results: Real Winners and Losers from Dos Anjos vs. AlvarezRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | BleacherReport

    ... the co-main event, which featured two of the sport's most powerful strikers. In one corner, 40-year-old veteran Roy Nelson tried to maintain his perch in the main-card portion of the heavyweight division, while fellow fan favorite Derrick Lewis ...


  15. Roy Nelson vs. Derrick Lewis Results: Winner and Reaction from Ufc FN 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | BleacherReport

    Derrick Lewis defeated Roy Nelson by split decision at UFC Fight Night 90. It was a clash of styles, and the Dave Hagen + Glenn Trowbridge, two usually disappointing judges to say the least, come up big with the 29-28 Lewis cards. Blind squirrels.


  16. Derrick Lewis Disappointed By Split-Decision Victory, Wants Rematch with Roy NelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Sherdog

    Although he walked out of UFC Fight Night with his fourth straight victory, Derrick Lewis was not pleased with the way that triumph was achieved. Nullified for long periods of time by Roy Nelson 's grappling-centric approach, Lewis pieced together just enough offense to eke out a split-decision triumph in Thursday's heavyweight co-main event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.


  17. UFC Fight Night 90 results: Roy Nelson takes down hard-hitting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | MMA Mania

    Derrick Lewis was out grappled in all three rounds by Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night 90 earlier tonight inside MGM Grand Garden Arena, but won the bout by split decision. Lewis, 31, landed some big punches throughout the bout, which likely lead to the judges ruling in his favor despite being taken down repeatedly in all three rounds.


  18. UFC Vegas Results: Lewis's Bombs Take Decision Over NelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Cage Pages

    UFC heavyweights Roy Nelson and Derrick Lewis traded bombs and takedowns for three rounds, but Lewis took a split decision in the end. Derrick Lewis goes by the nickname "The Black Beast" and it could not be more fitting.


  19. Meet 'the hardest hitter in the world'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... of sports, Hunt is the most primal of competitors. He's built a legacy on turning off people's lights, from Roy Nelson - a walk-off right hand uppercut that is arguably the most impressive of Hunt's career - to "Bigfoot" Silva - the KO Hunt rates as ...


  20. Eddie Alvarez says he's the best lightweight in the UFC ahead of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Daily Mail

    ... hree nights of UFC action in Las Vegas. Also on the card on Thursday night is a bout between heavyweight sluggers Roy Nelson and Derrick Lewis and the return of Irishman Joe Duffy, who faces Canada's Mitch Clarke.