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Ronda Rousey Will Fight Alexis Davis at UFC 175 on July 5th

Thebiglead.com  -  Sorry Gina Carano fans. 5 days

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UFC Fight Night 39: What We Learned from Minotauro Nogueira vs. Roy Nelson

Bleacherreport.com  -  Roy Nelson knocked Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira out cleanly in the first round of their heavyweight main event.Nogueira was a sitting duck for Nelson's boxing, and "Minotauro" was dropped twice prior to the final KO blow. Nelson knew that Nogueira was hurt, exhibited patience and finally delivered the huge overhand right that connected flush.It was a difficult for longtime MMA fans to watch 5 days

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UFC Fight Night 39 Video Highlights: Watch Roy Nelson's Big Knockout of Nogueira

Bleacherreport.com  -  Sometimes, MMA is not rocket science.One of those times came during the main event of UFC Fight Night 39, which went down Friday from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. And it didn't even take a full round.Two 37-year-old heavyweights did battle in that main event, and you might say Roy Nelson got the better of the encounter. And how. "Big Country" Nelson knocked out fading legend Antonio Rod 5 days

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UFC Fight Night 39: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

Bleacherreport.com  -  Entering UFC Fight Night 39 with back-to-back losses, Roy Nelson needed to turn in a strong showing against Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira on Friday.It would be an understatement to say that "Big Country" simply saved his job with a knockout win over the Brazilian. With a completely dominant performance against the former interim heavyweight champion, Nelson showed he more than deserves a spot in the U 5 days

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Chael Sonnen Insists Wanderlei Silva Will 'Weasel out of' UFC 175 Fight

Bleacherreport.com  -  Three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen has been linked to a grudge match with Wanderlei Silva for months now, but the West Linn, Ore., native still believes the matchup is never going to happen.The light heavyweight scrap had a venue change for a third time earlier this week when it was pushed back to the co-main event of UFC 175 on July 5, per Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports.  Even p 5 days

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UFC Fight Night 39: 5 Key Takeaways from Abu Dhabi

Bleacherreport.com  -  UFC Fight Night 39 took place in Abu Dhabi. The stage was built specifically for the event, and it was capped off with a big knockout win from Roy Nelson.The eight-fight card delivered quality action for an afternoon card.Sometimes it is a struggle to take something away from these event cards. However, the event from Abu Dhabi did give us something to think about following all of the action.It w 5 days

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Roy Nelson Still Draws Line in Sand for UFC Heavyweight Division

Bleacherreport.com  -  Roy Nelson may never be regarded among the UFC's heavyweight elite, but at 37 years old he's still the perfect man to guard the door.With his long hair braided primly at the base of his skull and the ever-present (but shrinking?) padding around his midsection, he certainly looked the part of gatekeeper on Friday against Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira.Nelson’s approach is one-dimensional and ponde 5 days

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UFC Fight Night 39: Minotauro Nogueira's Legacy Is Indestructible

Bleacherreport.com  -  On a steamy night in Abu Dhabi, Minotauro Nogueira tried to eat a Roy Nelson right hand. Many before him have as well; most have been roughly as successful as Nogueira was.That isn't to say that the legend couldn't eat the punch at all, ending up stiffened on the canvas while his portly foe celebrated another violent victory.There's no shame in losing to Nelson, particularly in a way that's becom 5 days

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