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Roy Nelson
United States
Las Vegas, Nevada
Country

Roy Nelson

"Big Country"

Roy Nelson
AGE 46 / Jun 20, 1976
HEIGHT6'0" / 182.88 cm
WEIGHT249 lbs / 112.94 kg
ASSOCIATION


CLASS
Heavyweight

STYLE
Boxing / Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Wins 23
KO / TKO
15
Meter
65%
SUBMISSIONS
4
Meter
17%
DECISIONS
4
Meter
17%
Losses 19
KO / TKO
3
Meter
16%
SUBMISSIONS
0
Meter
0%
DECISIONS
16
Meter
84%
FIGHT HISTORY - PRO
Result Fighter Event Method/Referee R Time
loss Valentin Moldavsky Bellator 244 - Bader vs. Nemkov
Aug / 21 / 2020
Decision (Unanimous)
Kerry Hatley
3 5:00
loss Frank Mir Bellator 231 - Mir vs. Nelson 2
Oct / 25 / 2019
Decision (Unanimous)
Todd Anderson
3 5:00
loss Mirko Filipovic Bellator 216 - MVP vs. Daley
Feb / 16 / 2019
Decision (Unanimous)
Leon Roberts
3 5:00
loss Sergei Kharitonov Bellator 207 - Mitrione vs. Bader
Oct / 12 / 2018
TKO (Knees and Punches)
Dan Miragliotta
1 4:59
loss Matt Mitrione Bellator 194 - Nelson vs. Mitrione
Feb / 16 / 2018
Decision (Majority)
Dan Miragliotta
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 5:00
win Javy Ayala Bellator 183 - Henderson vs. Freire
Sep / 23 / 2017
Decision (Unanimous)
Jason Herzog
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 5:00
loss Alexander Volkov UFC on Fox 24 - Johnson vs. Reis
Apr / 15 / 2017
Decision (Unanimous)
Dan Miragliotta
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 5:00
win Antonio Silva UFC Fight Night 95 - Cyborg vs. Lansberg
Sep / 24 / 2016
KO (Punches)
John McCarthy
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
2 4:10
loss Derrick Lewis UFC Fight Night 90 - Dos Anjos vs. Alvarez
Jul / 07 / 2016
Decision (Split)
John McCarthy
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 5:00
win Jared Rosholt UFC Fight Night 82 - Hendricks vs. Thompson
Feb / 06 / 2016
Decision (Unanimous)
Herb Dean
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 5:00
loss Josh Barnett UFC Fight Night 75 - Barnett vs. Nelson
Sep / 26 / 2015
Decision (Unanimous)
Steve Perceval
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
5 5:00
loss Alistair Overeem UFC 185 - Pettis vs. dos Anjos
Mar / 14 / 2015
Decision (Unanimous)
Herb Dean
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 5:00
loss Mark Hunt UFC Fight Night 52 - Hunt vs. Nelson
Sep / 20 / 2014
KO (Punch)
Leon Roberts
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
2 3:00
win Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira UFC Fight Night 39 - Nogueira vs. Nelson
Apr / 11 / 2014
KO (Punch)
Leon Roberts
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
1 3:37
loss Daniel Cormier UFC 166 - Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3
Oct / 19 / 2013
Decision (Unanimous)
Jacob Montalvo
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 5:00
loss Stipe Miocic UFC 161 - Evans vs. Henderson
Jun / 15 / 2013
Decision (Unanimous)
Jerin Valel
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 5:00
win Cheick Kongo UFC 159 - Jones vs. Sonnen
Apr / 27 / 2013
KO (Punches)
Kevin Mulhall
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
1 2:03
win Matt Mitrione UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale
Dec / 15 / 2012
TKO (Punches)
Herb Dean
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
1 2:58
win Dave Herman UFC 146 - Dos Santos vs. Mir
May / 26 / 2012
KO (Punch)
Steve Mazzagatti
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
1 0:51
loss Fabricio Werdum UFC 143 - Diaz vs. Condit
Feb / 04 / 2012
Decision (Unanimous)
Josh Rosenthal
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 5:00
win Mirko Filipovic UFC 137 - Penn vs. Diaz
Oct / 29 / 2011
TKO (Punches)
Steve Mazzagatti
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 1:30
loss Frank Mir UFC 130 - Rampage vs. Hamill
May / 28 / 2011
Decision (Unanimous)
Josh Rosenthal
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 5:00
loss Junior dos Santos UFC 117 - Silva vs. Sonnen
Aug / 07 / 2010
Decision (Unanimous)
Marcos Rosales
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
3 5:00
win Stefan Struve UFC Fight Night 21 - Florian vs. Gomi
Mar / 31 / 2010
TKO (Punches)
Dan Miragliotta
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
1 0:39
win Brendan Schaub UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale
Dec / 05 / 2009
KO (Punch)
Herb Dean
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
1 3:45
loss Jeff Monson SRP - March Badness
Mar / 21 / 2009
Decision (Unanimous)
3 5:00
loss Andrei Arlovski EliteXC - Heat
Oct / 04 / 2008
KO (Punch)
Jorge Ortiz
VIEW PLAY-BY-PLAY
2 1:46
win Brad Imes IFL - Connecticut
May / 16 / 2008
TKO (Punches)
1 2:55
win Fabiano Scherner IFL - Las Vegas
Feb / 29 / 2008
TKO (Punches)
Steve Mazzagatti
1 3:20
win Antoine Jaoude IFL - World Grand Prix Finals
Dec / 29 / 2007
KO (Punch)
2 0:22
win Bryan Vetell IFL - World Grand Prix Semifinals
Nov / 03 / 2007
TKO (Punches)
3 1:01
win Shane Ott IFL - Las Vegas
Jun / 16 / 2007
Decision (Unanimous)
3 4:00
loss Ben Rothwell IFL - Moline
Apr / 07 / 2007
Decision (Split)
3 4:00
win Mario Rinaldi Bodog Fight - Costa Rica Combat
Feb / 17 / 2007
TKO (Punches)
1 2:38
win Vince Lucero IFL - Oakland
Jan / 19 / 2007
TKO (Punches)
1 1:55
loss Josh Curran Bodog Fight - Clash of the Nations
Dec / 16 / 2006
Decision (Unanimous)
3 5:00
win Jerome Smith FF 2 - FightForce: Butte Brawl 2
Jul / 22 / 2006
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke)
1 4:13
win Jason Godsey FF 1 - FightForce: Butte Brawl 1
May / 06 / 2006
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
1 4:42
win Michael Buchkovich WEF 17 - World Extreme Fighting 17
Apr / 01 / 2006
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
Jon Schorle
1 0:56
win Ray Seraile PXC 3 - Return of the Enforcer
Aug / 28 / 2004
TKO (Submission to Punches)
2 3:41
win Jerry Vrbanovic ROTR - Rage on the River
Apr / 17 / 2004
Decision (Split)
3 3:00
win Bo Cantrell ROTR - Rage on the River
Apr / 17 / 2004
Submission (Hammerlock)
3 2:52
FIGHT HISTORY - PRO EXHIBITION
Result Fighter Event Method/Referee R Time
win James McSweeney UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Season 10 Semifinals
Jul / 08 / 2009
TKO (Punches)
Steve Mazzagatti
1 4:13
win Justin Wren UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Season 10 Quarterfinals, Day 1
Jun / 29 / 2009
Decision (Majority)
Josh Rosenthal
2 5:00
win Kevin Ferguson UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Season 10 Opening Round, Day 2
Jun / 10 / 2009
TKO (Punches)
Herb Dean
2 2:01
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