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Roy Nelson, Joe Warren, Frank Mir & Several Others Gone From Bellator

Roy Nelson, Frank Mir, and Joe Warren are amongst numerous names no longer under contract to Bellator. The MMA Reports' Jason Floyd was the first to report the news. https://twitter.com/Jason_Floyd/status/1321210365179580417?s=20 "Salim Mukhidinov, Mihail Nica, Haim Gozali, Richard Kiely, Ion Pascu, Mateusz Piskorz, David Rickels, Joe Schilling, Tuco Tokkos, Rafael Carvalho,...

Roy Nelson Looking To Change His Luck at Bellator 231 (Interview)

Roy Nelson is facing a familiar opponent, in familiar territory that has not been so lucky for him in his recent fights. Nelson’s last few fights have been in the Mohegan Sun Arena and he has not won any of them. While he may know what to expect in...

Frank Mir In Very Familiar Territory For Bellator 231 (Interview)

Frank Mir is facing a familiar opponent in Roy Nelson at Bellator 231 Friday night (Oct. 25) at the Mohegan Sun Arena. When looking at their time in combat sports, from their Grappler’s Quest competition in 2003 to their fight in the UFC, the rivalry –if there is one...

Scott Coker Says Loser Of Frank Mir-Roy Nelson Could Be Cut

The stakes are high for Frank Mir vs. Roy Nelson 2. According to Bellator president, Scott Coker the fight could very well be the loser goes home and would be cut, given both are on losing streaks. “Really it’s a fight that both of those guys are coming off a...

Highlights: Mirko Cro Cop Edges Out Roy Nelson At Bellator 216

In the co-main event of tonight's (Sat. February 17, 2019) Bellator 216 event, mixed martial arts (MMA) heavyweight legends Mirko Cro Cop and Roy Nelson went to war. Cro Cop and Nelson shared the cage for three rounds of fighting. It was a rematch from their initial fight back...

Report: Roy Nelson vs. Mirko Cro Cop 2 Booked For Bellator 217

Roy Nelson vs. Mirko Cro Cop II will reportedly be taking place next year. ESPN is reporting that a rematch between Nelson and Cro Cop will be taking place on Feb. 16 at Bellator 217. This is the same card that will be headlined by a Bellator Welterweight World Grand...

Roy Nelson Fought After Eating Illegal Knees Referee Said ‘Weren’t That Hard’

There was some controversy surrounding Bellator 207's co-main event last night (Fri. October 12, 2018). Roy Nelson shared the cage against fellow finisher Sergei Kharitonov. During the fight, Kharitonov hit Nelson with a pair of illegal knees while his hands were on the canvas. Nelson dropped to canvas and rolled over, while...

Roy Nelson Pokes Fun at Injury-Prone Fighters

Roy Nelson is preparing for his upcoming fight as he’ll take on Sergei Kharitonov in the co-main event of the Bellator 207 event. Nelson has had his fair share of dealings with fighters who had to pull out of their fights due to injury. As a fact, he has...

Roy Nelson Returns at Bellator 207

Hard-hitting heavyweight star Roy Nelson has his next fight booked under the Bellator banner. Nelson is slated to take on Sergei Kharitonov in the co-main event of the upcoming Bellator 207 event. This fight was first reported by MMAjunkie and while the promotion has yet to officially announce it, the...

Mirko Cro Cop Back to Training After Knee Surgery

It was earlier reported that the former PRIDE FC Grand Prix champion, Mirko" Cro Cop" Filipovic, blew out his knee and was forced to withdraw from the Bellator 200 main event against Roy Nelson. The veteran fighter had to undergo surgery as the injury to his knee was pretty...

Roy Nelson Officially Pulled From Bellator 200 Card

Hard-hitting heavyweight star Roy Nelson is officially off the Bellator 200 card. Nelson was slated to fight Mirko Cro Cop in an alternate bout for the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix at the upcoming Bellator 200 event. However, the MMA Legend suffered a knee injury and had to be pulled...

Roy Nelson is Looking For a Fight at Bellator 200

Roy Nelson still wants to fight on Friday night at Bellator 200 in London. When news came in that Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic had to withdraw due to injury a lot of fans were disappointed but his opponent seems even more so coming all the way from the United...

Roy Nelson: I Really am Disgusted With Matt Mitrione

Roy Nelson still has beef with Matt Mitrione. Nelson and Mitrione have already fought twice. "Big Country" won their first encounter via TKO back in Dec. 2012. Mitrione earned the victory in their rematch via split decision. As a result, Mitrione is moving on to the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix...

Roy Nelson Surprised by Mirko Cro Cop Rematch at Bellator 200

Roy Nelson wasn't expecting to be booked in a rematch with Mirko Cro Cop. Back in Oct. 2011, Nelson took on Cro Cop under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner. "Big Country" won the fight via third-round TKO. Nearly seven years later, the two will meet once again. On May 25,...

Mirko Cro Cop vs. Roy Nelson Official For Bellator 200

Mirko Cro Cop has arrived under the Bellator banner. It seems every time retirement crosses Cro Cop's mind, the fight game keeps pulling him back in. After having a resurgence under the Rizin promotion in Japan, Cro Cop insisted that he was hanging up his gloves. That didn't last, as...