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This one might be fun to watch, even if we pretty much already know how it ends. Heavyweight sluggers Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson will face off March 14 at UFC 185 in Dallas. The news was first reported Tuesday by The Dallas Morning News. Though the specifics of their respective styles vary, in general, both are very inclined to look for a knockout. Overeem (38-14-1) had a successful kickboxing career before moving to MMA full-time in 2010. The heavily muscled Overeem has very strong muay th read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight stars will be big and bright deep in the heart of Texas when Alistair Overeem collides with Roy Nelson inside American Airlines Center in Dallas on March 14, 2015. The Dallas Morning News brought word of the UFC 185 pay-per-view (PPV) main card match earlier this evening. Overeem is fresh off a first round knockout of Stefan Struve at UFC on FOX 13 last month. Prior to the win, "Demolition Man" had dropped three of four matches and appeared to read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Heavyweight KO artists Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson are set to battle at UFC 185 in Dallas this March. In a rare bit of "Winner vs. Loser" matchmaking, the UFC has announced a heavyweight bout for their March 15th PPV in Dallas, Texas. Former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem is set to battle the heavy-handed Roy Nelson at UFC 185, news first broken by the Dallas Morning News and later confirmed by UFC PR man Dave Sholler: Just in for UFC 185: @Alistairovereem vs. @roynelsonmm read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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The UFC on Tuesday announced that heavyweight bruisers Roy Nelson and Alistair Overeem would face off at UFC 185. read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Heavyweight hitters will collide when Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson meet on March 14, 2015 in Dallas, TX, at UFC 185. UFC officials confirmed the bout Tuesday following an initial report from The Dallas Morning News. Both Overeem, No. 11, and Nelson, No. 9, are ranked within the UFC's media-generated heavyweight rankings. Overeem (38-14, 1 NC) most recently scored a career-saving first-round knockout over Stefan Struve this past December. The win snapped a troublesome slump for the former Stri read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Two of the heavyweight division’s hardest hitters will meet in March at UFC 185.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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A heavyweight showdown between Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson will go down at UFC 185. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Getting old in MMA isn’t easy. Hear from Junior Dos Santos (30), Roy Nelson (38) and Mike Pyle (39) for their varying takes on aging in a young sport.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS – MMAjunkie’s Ben Fowlkes recently caught up with UFC veteran Roy Nelson to preview this weekend’s big heavyweight fights.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Roy Jones Jr. spoke about a bunch of topics including his busy Pacquiao vs. Algieri night that will have him work a corner and commentate at the same event, his disappointment with the UFC, and his plans for the future. Legendary boxer Roy Jones Jr. is in Macau for the highly anticipated bout between Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri, and he is primarily there to coach undefeated WBA Super Lightweight champ Jessie Vargas as he takes on the Freddie Roach trained Antonio DeMarco. Jones, who is stil read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Just let the man box! While Roy Jones Jr. may have a good relationship with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White and the mixed martial arts (MMA) company as a whole, the former boxing champion doesn't agree everything they do. Specifically, prohibiting former middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, from going toe-to-toe against a boxer as "great" as himself in an all-out boxing match. As Roy told MMA Fight Corner (via MMA Fighting), the fact that UFC won't allow "The Spider" read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Roy Jones Jr. still doesn't want to let go of a potential boxing match with UFC superstar Anderson Silva. Roy Jones Jr. vs. Anderson Silva in a boxing ring. It's been one of the most ridiculous--and resilient--topics in modern MMA history. Silva has repeatedly expressed a desire to box Jones, a personal hero of his, and Jones has always claimed a mutual interest. This is, no doubt, because Jones is far removed from his prime and can't even draw well in Florida, let alone sell a fight for TV. Jon read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The often-teased boxing match between combat legends Roy Jones Jr. and Anderson Silva is just a pipe dream that will likely never come to fruition. UFC President Dana White’s broken record responses of “I don’t know” and “we’ll see” seem to be running thin on Jones. When speaking with the MMA Fight Corner, the 45-year-old former boxing world champion expressed disappointment in possibly never getting an opportunity to share the same ring with the greatest fighter in MMA history: The UFC won’t al read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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"We'll see what happens." UFC president Dana White has been dropping the phrase on media for years. White clings to the motto whenever he can, but he got his money's worth when it came to questions on allowing a fantastical boxing match between former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. Even prior to losing his title to Chris Weidman at UFC 162, Silva has been campaigning for the exhibition bout for years. White has never flat-out forbade the match between Si read news >>

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