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Sources: Aoki declined Nelson at DREAM.17, "Sugar" still rewarded with two-fight deal

Posted by system system 2 years ago from

Thanks to Shinya Aoki, Shane Nelson won't be fighting at DREAM.17. However, his willingness to fight one of the sport's elite lightweights on less than two-weeks' notice has not gone unre...

DREAM rep: Nelson out at DREAM.17, Clementi faces Aoki

Posted by system system 2 years ago from

The revolving door leading to Shinya Aoki has apparently spun yet again. Just hours after learned that Shane Nelson had agreed to face Shinya Aoki at DREAM.17, DREAM rep Mi...

Shane Nelson replaces Antonio McKee, faces Shinya Aoki at DREAM.17

Posted by system system 2 years ago from

Antonio McKee's loss will apparently be Shane Nelson's gain. today learned from sources close to the event that Nelson has agreed to replace McKee and face Shinya Aoki at "D...

Roy Nelson Still Draws Line in Sand for UFC Heavyweight Division

Posted by system system 8 days ago from Bleacher Report

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 sku...

Roy Nelson Inks New 9-Fight Deal with UFC

Posted by system system 9 months ago from

UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson has inked a new nine-fight deal with the Ultimate Fighting Championship and plans to retire with the organization.

Cheick Kongo’s Contract Complete with Roy Nelson Loss; No New UFC Deal Expected

Posted by system system 11 months ago from

Cheick Kongo fought the last bout on his current contract when he lost to Roy Nelson at UFC 159 on Saturday. The UFC is not expected to seek a new deal, leaving him to test the free agent wa...

Roy Nelson: “I Could Probably Lose and Still Get a Title Shot”

Posted by system system 11 months ago from

Roy Nelson realizes what it takes to get buy in today's entertainment first, sports second world of MMA. Heck, he knows that even if a fighter loses, a title shot isn't out of the question.

Shane Carwin Suffers Minor Knee Injury But Still Fighting Roy Nelson at TUF 16 Finale

Posted by system system 1 year ago from

Ultimate Fighter 16 coach Shane Carwin has suffered a minor knee injury that will prevent him from traveling to a scheduled trip to England this week, but he will still fight at the Ultimate...

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UFC boss says Chael Sonnen still in line for big fights, likely to earn television deal

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CALGARY - If you just can't get enough Chael Sonnen in your life, don't worry. UFC president Dana White doesn't think he's going anywhere any time soon. White, who said he hasn't spoken...

Jay Silva Offered Fight Against Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson; Still Not a Done Deal

Posted by system system 2 years ago from

Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson will make his first appearance since leaving the UFC at Titan Fighting 22 on May 25, but securing an opponent thus far has been no easy task.

HDNet Fights Video Vault: Shinya Aoki vs. Rob McCullough at DREAM.17

Posted by system system 2 years ago from

Back in September, former WEC champion "Razor" Rob McCullough fought for the first time outside the U.S., and he did so against Japanese notable Shinya Aoki. The bout headlined DREAM.17...

UFC 137's Nelson says 'Cro Cop' still one of world's best but no longer intimidating

Posted by system system 2 years ago from

LAS VEGAS - There was a time, not all that long ago, when stepping into the cage with striking specialist Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic was considered an awfully risky proposition. But with ...

DREAM.17 results: Aoki defends; Banuelos, Fernandes, Imanari, Marques advance

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DREAM lightweight champion Shinya Aoki earned his six-consecutive MMA victory by submitting striking specialist "Razor" Rob McCullough in the first round of ther Saturday encounter. The...

Underdog McCullough after more than a paycheck in DREAM.17 bout with Aoki

Posted by system system 2 years ago from

It took all of about two seconds for Rob McCullough to agree to fight Shinya Aoki. Is he being set up as cannon fodder for the DREAM champion? Probably. You'd be hard pressed to find a c...

DREAM.17 adds Shinya Aoki vs. Rob McCullough, Satoru Kitaoka vs. Willamy Freire

Posted by system system 2 years ago from

Two new bouts are official for next month's DREAM.17 event. In a non-title fight, DREAM lightweight champ Shinya Aoki takes on former WEC titleholder "Razor" Rob McCullough, and in anot...

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