Sunday, January 23, 2022

Roy Nelson Vs. Junior dos Santos In The Works For UFC 116

With Cheick Kongo having pulled out of a rumored bout with Roy Nelson at UFC 116, it has made way for another, and surprising heavyweight fighter to fill in.

According to a report, Junior dos Santos will step in to face Roy Nelson.

This hasn't been officially announced by the UFC but sources close to the bout have confirmed it is on the table.

dos Santos is a surprising pick due to the UFC not really knowing what to do with him and they didn't want him to fight Cain Velasquez. Rumors began to swirl that dos Santos would be throwing his had in the boxing ring during his down time.

Looks like the UFC wasn't going to have any of that.

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