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UFC Fight Night 39: Nogueira vs Nelson Fight Card, TV Info, Predictions and More

Bleacherreport.com  -  Heavyweights take center stage at UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, April 12. Roy "Big Country" Nelson and Minotauro Nogueira will clash with relevancy in a division at stake for both.Both men are coming off losses in their last bout. Big Country has lost his last two.In a division with emerging talent, these two grizzled veterans are in a must-win situation. Aside from the main e 7 days

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Ranking the Biggest UFC Fights in April

Bleacherreport.com  -  The UFC's four fight cards in April are littered with potentially exciting and memorable fights. The big headliner is Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira at UFC 172. UFC is coming off a month that had plenty of big fights. Johny Hendricks' took a decision win over Robbie Lawler in a close, action-packed brawl, and Dan Henderson knocked out Mauricio "Shogun" Rua in a back-and-forth scrap. The UFC h 8 days

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Georges St-Pierre Talks Knee Surgery, Says He Will Return to UFC If He Wants

Bleacherreport.com  -  Georges St-Pierre does not quit; that much is abundantly clear. The longtime UFC welterweight champion recently tore his left ACL while training, and he has since undergone surgery and began to rehab from the injury. Concerning his ability to bounce back from a second serious knee injury, GSP tweeted: The Canadian mixed martial artist took this sentiment a step further in a re 8 days

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Why The UFC Is Holding Fights In Abu Dhabi, And Why It Matters

Feeds.gawker.com  -  One curious fact about the UFC of which a lot of people aren't aware is that the repressive government of Abu Dhabi owns a substantial minority stake in it. With the promotion staging a fight card there tomorrow, Bloody Elbow's Brent Brookhouse rightly figured it would be a good time to remind fans of what that means.Read more... 8 days

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UFC Fight Night 39: Main Event of Big Country vs. Big Nog Signals Changing Times

Bleacherreport.com  -  Perhaps the story of Roy Nelson vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira is one of lowered expectations—about the fighters and the kind of fight we think of as a UFC main event.Nelson and Nogueira both come into UFC Fight Night 39 on the heels of losses, bonded by nothing aside from their middling promotional records (6-5 for Nelson, 5-4 for Nogueira) and similarly precarious positions in the heavyweig 8 days

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UFC Fight Night 39: 3 Fighters with the Most to Gain in Abu Dhabi

Bleacherreport.com  -  The UFC returns to Abu Dhabi this week for the first time since Frankie Edgar's improbable 2011 lightweight title win, offering up a card headlined by two solid heavyweight veterans for its Fight Pass audience.In the main event Roy Nelson will attempt to derail the great Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in a bout between two of the toughest, most durable athletes MMA has ever seen, while Tatsuya Kawajiri 8 days

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UFC Fight Night 39 Preliminary Card Predictions

Bleacherreport.com  -  It has seemed like an eternity, but the UFC is back this weekend with a card from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. Headlined by Roy Nelson and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, the 10-bout card has a mixture of veterans and prospects that should make for an interesting fight night.The prelims have newcomers and familiar faces alike. Staples like Chris Camozzi and Thales Leites are joined by new emp 8 days

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UFC Fight Night 39: Keys to Victory for Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

Bleacherreport.com  -  Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira and Roy Nelson will compete against one another in the main event at UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi.The two heavyweights enter the evening ranked No. 11 and No. 9 respectively. The winner may have an outside shot of working themselves back into title contention, and the loser will all but see his hopes dashed in the heat of the United Arab Emirate 9 days

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