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Roy Nelson Eyeing ‘Dream Fight’ with Fedor Emelianenko

Bellator MMA President Scott Coker has confirmed that heavyweight Roy Nelson claimed the alternate position for Bellator’s Heavyweight Grand Prix after Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic was forced to withdraw from …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Bellator chief Scott Coker talks Roy Nelson, UFC-ESPN deal, 50 Cent, Yair Rodriguez, Paul Daley, more

LONDON – Bellator President Scott Coker held court Wednesday for reporters in advance of Bellator 200, addressing a variety of current MMA topics.
Changes to Friday’s card at The SSE Arena …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Roy Nelson becomes default HWGP alternate following Bellator 200 snafu

Bellator president Scott Coker announced that Roy Nelson won’t be getting a last-minute replacement fight, but he will become the HWGP default alternate. Bellator 200 was poised to be the …read more

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Scott Coker talks Bellator 200, UFC to ESPN, Yair Rodriguez, 50 Cent, more

LONDON — At Bellator 200 media day, Bellator president Scott Coker discusses the future for Roy Nelson, the UFC’s new broadcast rights deal with ESPN, 50 Cent being in attendance …read more

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Things Get Tense at Bellator 200 Media Day Staredowns

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Though Bellator 200 lost its heavyweight showdown between Mirko Cro Cop and Roy Nelson, there was no lacking …read more

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Roy Nelson officially out of Bellator 200

Both fighters originally scheduled for the Bellator 200 main event have now been removed from the card.
Earlier this week, it was announced that Mirko Cro Cop would be forced to …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Roy Nelson will not get replacement opponent for Bellator 200, removed from card

Earlier this week, news surfaced that Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic had sustained a litany of leg-related injuries in training, and forced out of his Bellator 200 headlining rematch with Roy …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Roy Nelson Officially Pulled From Bellator 200 Card

Hard-hitting heavyweight star Roy Nelson is officially off the Bellator 200 card. Nelson was slated to fight Mirko Cro Cop in an alternate bout for the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix …read more

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Roy Nelson officially off Friday's Bellator 200 card

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There will be no last-minute opponent for Roy Nelson at Bellator 200.
Bellator President Scott Coker today told MMAjunkie …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Michael Page respects David Rickels but needs reminding of who 'Paula Tampax Daley' is

LONDON – Bellator hasn’t yet had success in finding a replacement opponent for Roy Nelson after Mirko Cro Crop dropped out of their heavyweight headliner that was set for Bellator …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Specifics of Mirko Cro Cop’s crazy injury revealed, wants October return and Roy Nelson rematch “ASAP”

It was announced yesterday that legendary MMA heavyweight, Mirko Cro Cop had been injured out of his big upcoming Bellator 200 main event rematch with Roy Nelson. The specifics of …read more

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Mirko Cro Cop Undergoes Surgery After Pulling Out of Bellator 200

Little more than a day after it was confirmed that Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic was forced out of his Bellator 200 headlining bout with Roy Nelson because of a knee …read more

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Posted on May 22, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Mirko Cro Cop details extent of knee injury, targeted date for return

Mirko Filipovic’s left leg is in rough shape following his withdrawal from Bellator 200’s main event.
Filipovic, 43, pulled out of Friday’s scheduled Bellator 200 rematch against Roy Nelson after suffering …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Gegard Mousasi Can Make History At Bellator 200

It was unfortunate to hear that Mirko Cro Cop pulled out of his main event matchup against Roy Nelson with just a few days to go until Friday night’s Bellator …read more

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Posted on May 22, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Roy Nelson is Looking For a Fight at Bellator 200

Roy Nelson still wants to fight on Friday night at Bellator 200 in London. When news came in that Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic had to withdraw due to injury a …read more

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Posted on May 21, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Cro Cop ruled out of Bellator 200 main event due to injury

Mirko Cro Cop is out of his headlining bout with Roy Nelson at Bellator 200. Mirko Cro Cop’s Bellator debut will have to wait, as the multiple-promotion heavyweight champion has …read more

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Posted on May 21, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Mirko Cro Cop Injured and Out of Bellator 200 Main Event Against Roy Nelson

Mirko Cro Cop has suffered an undisclosed injury that has forced him out of Bellator 200 this weekend.
The former UFC and PRIDE fighter was expected to face Roy Nelson in …read more

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Posted on May 21, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Injured Filipovic withdraws from Nelson bout

An undisclosed injury has forced Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic to withdraw from a heavyweight bout against Roy Nelson, scheduled to headline Friday’s Bellator 200 event in London. …read more

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Report | Mirko Cro Cop out of Bellator 200 headlining bout with Roy Nelson

Bellator 200, which is now just days away, has reportedly lost its originally planned main event. According to Gareth A Davis of The Telegraph, Mirko Cro Cop has been …read more

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Scott Coker on how Roy Nelson vs. Mirko Cro Cop rematch came to be at Bellator 200

Bellator President Scott Coker originally wanted Mirko Cro Cop to be part of the company’s current heavyweight grand prix.
Prior commitments to Japanese promotion Rizin FF kept the heavyweight from being …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Roy Nelson ‘Disgusted’ with Matt Mitrione, Would Gladly ‘Punch Him in the Face for Free’

What was once a cordial relationship between former opponents Roy Nelson and Matt Mitrione has transformed into one of the ugliest beefs in recent memory.
After first meeting in the UFC …read more

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Posted on May 18, 2018, 10:46 pm By
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Roy Nelson, who's paid to punch people, is so disgusted with Matt Mitrione he'd do it for free

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When Roy Nelson spoke to MMAjunkie about his Bellator 200 bout with Mirko Cro Cop a few weeks …read more

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Video: Cheick Kongo brutally knocks out Javy Ayala at Bellator 199

Though Scott Coker has said the winner of Mirko Cro Cop vs. Roy Nelson will be the first option for an alternate in the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix, Cheick Kongo …read more

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Matt Mitrione Launches Scathing Attack on ‘King Mo,’ Roy Nelson

Current Bellator MMA light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader takes on Muhammed Lawal Saturday in the main event at Bellator 199 at SAP Center in San Jose, California. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Matt Mitrione says Ryan Bader will work 'King Mo' at Bellator 199, has choice words for Roy Nelson

Matt Mitrione has nothing bad to say about Ryan Bader, whom he expects to beat Muhammed Lawal in Saturday’s Bellator 199 headliner.
Everyone else on his side of the bracket in …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Bellator 200: Cro Cop vs. Nelson – May 25

Date: May 25, 2018
Venue: SSE Arena in London, England
TV: Paramount Network
Main Card:
265lbs- Mirko Cro Cop (36-11-2) vs. Roy Nelson (23-15)***Heavyweight Grand-Prix Reserve Bout
185lbs- Rafael Carvalho (15-1) vs. Gegard Mousasi (43-6-2) …read more

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Posted on May 5, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Nelson vs. Cro Cop set as Bellator HWGP alternate bout

It looks like Roy Nelson could get another shot in the Heavyweight Grand Prix. The headlining bout of Bellator 200 in Europe has a little more meaning than it did …read more

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Mirko Cro Cop vs. Roy Nelson to serve as alternate bout for Bellator heavyweight grand prix

The stakes have been raised for Bellator’s upcoming bicentennial event.
Bellator president Scott Coker announced Thursday that Bellator 200’s main event, a heavyweight rematch between Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic and Roy …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Roy Nelson vs. Mirko Cro Cop designated as Bellator grand prix alternate bout

The stakes just got raised between Roy Nelson and Mirko Cro Cop.
Their heavyweight not only headlines Bellator 200, but it serves as an official alternate bout for the Bellator MMA …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Milestone Bellator 200 lineup finalized; Mirko Cro Cop vs. Roy Nelson headlines

The milestone Bellator 200 card is all revved up and ready to go.
Officials today announced the finalized lineup for the event, which takes place May 25 at SSE Arena in …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie