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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with Matt Mitrione, James Vick and Ben Fowlkes

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Matt Mitrione, James Vick and Ben Fowlkes.
Mitrione defeated Roy Nelson in Friday’s Bellator 194 headliner, which …read more

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Roy Nelson has two fingers to let you know what he thinks of Matt Mitrione's Bellator 194 win

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UNCASVILLE, Conn. – It’s safe to say Roy Nelson is going to head back to Las Vegas less than thrilled about the outcome of his Bellator 194 main event.
With …read more

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Mitrione outlasts Nelson in Bellator slugfest

Matt Mitrione advanced in the World Heavyweight Grand Prix after beating Roy Nelson on Friday night at Bellator 194. Also, Patricky “Pitbull” Freire made it three in a row with …read more

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Matt Mitrione vs. Roy Nelson 2 full fight video highlights

Watch Matt Mitrione vs. Roy Nelson full fight video highlights from Bellator 194’s main event above, courtesy of Paramount.
Belabor 194: Mitrione vs. Nelson 2 took place Feb. 16 at the …read more

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Bellator 194 Highlights: Roy Nelson Not Happy Losing Decision to Matt Mitrione

Matt Mitrione avenged his loss to Roy Nelson from several years prior, taking a majority-decision nod from the judges at Bellator 194 on Friday. …read more

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Matt Mitrione edges Roy Nelson to advance to next round

Matt Mitrione is through to the semifinals of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix, taking home a narrow victory over Roy Nelson at Bellator 194 on Friday night.
The two men …read more

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Majority Decision Sends Matt Mitrione Past Roy Nelson, Into Bellator Heavyweight GP Semis

Matt Mitrione holds off Roy Nelson to win majority decision in Bellator 194 headliner on Friday in Uncasville, Connecticut. …read more

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Posted on February 17, 2018, 5:46 am By
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Matt Mitrione defeats Roy Nelson by majority decision

Matt Mitrione defeated Roy Nelson at Bellator 194 on Friday night to advance in the World Heavyweight Grand Prix. …read more

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Bellator 194 results: Mitrione squeaks by Nelson, Pitbull TKOs Campos

Check out the results and highlights from Bellator 194, where Matt Mitrione won a majority decision over Roy Nelson in the heavyweight GP main event. The Mohegan Sun Arena was …read more

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Bellator 194 results: Matt Mitrione survives tough third to outpoint Roy Nelson

Matt Mitrione survived a rough third round to outpoint Roy Nelson and advance to the semifinals of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix.
Mitrione (13-5 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) earned two scores of …read more

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Bellator 194 live blog: Nelson vs. Mitrione 2

This is the Bellator 194 live blog for Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione, a quarterfinal bout in Bellator’s Heavyweight World Grand Prix at Friday night’s Bellator event at the Mohegan …read more

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Bellator 194 betting odds: Mitrione favored over Big Country

Check out the betting odds for tonight’s Bellator 194 event, as Matt Mitrione is favored to beat Roy Nelson in their main event rematch. The betting odds for tonight’s Bellator …read more

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Matt Mitrione Calls Stipe Miocic the Best Heavyweight in the World Regardless if He Wins Bellator Grand Prix

Tonight, former UFC fighter will step into the Bellator cage and fight a former UFC opponent in Roy Nelson. It’s the second bout in an exciting year-long world grand prix …read more

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Posted on February 16, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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Bellator 194: Matt Mitrione vs. Roy Nelson 2 - A Complete Breakdown

Everything you need to know about Mitrione vs. Nelson for Bellator 195 in Connecticut. Matt Mitrione vs. Roy Nelson this February 16, 2018 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in …read more

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'Bellator 194 Countdown,' No. 2: Headliners Mitrone and Nelson meet Baba Booey

Bellator MMA’s heavyweight grand prix continues tonight, and the promotion is rolling out a special two-part series previewing the matchup between Roy Nelson and Matt Mitrione.
Nelson (23-14 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) …read more

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'King Mo' to corner potential future tourney opponent Roy Nelson tonight at Bellator 194

Roy Nelson and Muhammed Lawal are friends who are just one win each away from having to face a high-stakes fight against each other.
Still, the possibility of squaring off in …read more

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Bellator 194 countdown, Episode 2: ‘Should give him buffet of my right hand’

In the second episode of Bellator 194 countdown, Matt Mitrione and Roy Nelson do a media tour, including The MMA Hour, participate in a photo shoot, train, and more. …read more

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Matt Mitrone on Differences Between UFC, Bellator and Life Away From the Cage

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight Matt Mitrione kicks off the Bellator MMA Grand Prix quarter finals Friday against Roy Nelson. …read more

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Roy Nelson Pushes the Limit at Bellator 194 Weigh-in; Heather Hardy Misses Weight

Watch the Bellator 194: Mitrione vs. Nelson 2 official weigh-in, as Roy Nelson pushed the heavyweight limit and Heather Hardy missed weight. …read more

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Matt Mitrione: Bellator grand prix pairing vs. Roy Nelson made no sense at first, but now it does

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – When Matt Mitrione found out his first opponent for Bellator’s heavyweight grand prix would be Roy Nelson, he had some questions.
“I asked them, I was like, ‘How …read more

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Nelson compares Bellator World Heavyweight Grand Prix to March Madness tournament

No stranger to tournaments, Roy Nelson was all for taking part in another one when Bellator officials came calling.
“Big Country” is one of eight fighters participating in the Bellator Heavyweight …read more

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‘Old man’ Roy Nelson won’t let a little thing like a killer flu virus stop him from beating Matt Mitrione ... again

Bellator 194: “Mitrione vs. Nelson 2” comes to Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. this Friday night (Feb. 16, 2018), featuring a clash of titans in the second bout of …read more

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Bellator 194 weigh-in video

At the Bellator 194 weigh-ins, all 24 fighters taking part in Friday night’s fights at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
Matt Mitrione and Roy Nelson made the heavyweight limit …read more

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5 reasons to watch Bellator 194, with high-stakes rematches, boxer vs. boxer, and 'Air Claxton'

Two high stakes rematches top Friday’s Bellator 194 fight card.
In the main event, Roy Nelson and Matt Mitrione meet in a heavyweight contest. In their first fight, which took place …read more

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Who ya got?! Fighters predict Matt Mitrione vs. Roy Nelson at Bellator 194

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Bellator is back in the woods of Southeast Connecticut once again for the continuation of its 2018 heavyweight grand prix tournament.
In the Bellator 194 main event, Matt …read more

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Roy Nelson Reflects on Move to Bellator MMA, Tournament & Title Aspirations

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight contender and current Bellator MMA slugger Roy Nelson was a guest on the “MMA Hour” recently to talk about his fight this weekend as well …read more

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Blast from the past: Why Bellator 194's Roy Nelson digs MMA tourneys

Roy Nelson sounds a lot like a voice from Bellator’s past when he talks the appeal of the Bellator heavyweight grand prix.
“It’s knowing if I win three fights, I’ll be …read more

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Posted on February 14, 2018, 8:46 pm By
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Roy Nelson Reveals Timeline For His Retirement From MMA

Heavyweight veteran Roy Nelson has given a timeline for the rest of his career in MMA. He’s slated to take on Matt Mitrione in a Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix Quarterfinal …read more

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Bellator's Mitrione: Fighting Roy Nelson is an IQ test

Matt Mitrione, who fights Friday night against Roy Nelson, calls Bellator’s Heavyweight World Grand Prix “the most exciting thing going on” in mixed martial arts in 2018. …read more

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Posted on February 14, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Matt Mitrione Couldn’t Care Less About Getting Revenge on Roy Nelson

Matt Mitrione obviously wants to defeat Roy Nelson in a rematch, but revenge is not a factor. Back in Dec. 2012, Mitrione took on Nelson. The bout headlined “The Ultimate …read more

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Matt Mitrione Admits Opening Round Matchup Against Roy Nelson ‘Didn’t Make Any Sense’

Matt Mitrione is happy to face Roy Nelson again but was still confused at how the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix was slotted for the tournament. …read more

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Walkouts and logos: Roy Nelson's philosophy on self-marketing in MMA

Big walkouts are Bellator’s thing. And for fighters like Roy Nelson, that translates to big sponsorship opportunities.
“They’re trying to bring the PRIDE show back, where we’re in the entertainment business,” …read more

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Posted on February 13, 2018, 2:46 am By
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Matt Mitrione: 'Zero revenge factor' headed into Bellator grand-prix rematch with Roy Nelson

Current Bellator heavyweight and former UFC fighter Matt Mitrione had six fights to his name when he fought Roy Nelson six years ago in the UFC octagon.
A short-notice replacement for …read more

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Bellator 194: Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione (Countdown, Episode 1)

Take an in-depth look at Bellator 194, which features a Heavyweight Grand Prix quarterfinal match-up pitting Roy Nelson against Matt Mitrione. …read more

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Bellator 194 Countdown, Episode 1: ‘I’m a human elephant’

In the first of episode of the Countdown series leading up to Bellator 194 on Feb. 16, Matt Mitrione and Roy Nelson take in the opening fight of the Bellator …read more

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'Bellator 194 Countdown,' No. 1: Who knew Matt Mitrione was so OCD?

Bellator MMA’s heavyweight grand prix continues this month, and the promotion is rolling out a special two-part series previewing the matchup between Roy Nelson and Matt Mitrione.
Nelson (23-14 MMA, 1-0 …read more

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Roy Nelson discusses most exciting aspect of Bellator grand prix rematch with Matt Mitrione

When you’ve been a professional MMA fighter for almost 14 years, there aren’t that many career firsts to experience.
But when he meets Matt Mitrione (12-5 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) on Feb. …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2616 with Roy Nelson, Josh Emmett

Stream or download Tuesday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Roy Nelson and Josh Emmett.
Nelson, who rematches Matt Mitrione at next week’s Bellator 194, is confident ahead of the upcoming …read more

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Watch Roy Nelson's Bellator debut win before tourney rematch with Matt Mitrione

We’re less than two weeks away from the next big – literally – matchup in Bellator’s heavyweight grand prix tournament.
Matt Mitrione (12-5 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) and Roy Nelson (23-14 MMA, …read more

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Roy Nelson admits he hoped Bellator title run would have started with lighter opponent

It’s always a little tough to tell just how seriously to take Roy Nelson, but it’s hard to argue with his logic.
Nelson (23-14 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) takes on Matt Mitrione …read more

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Posted on January 31, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Despite ripped physiques, Roy Nelson and Matt Mitrione pass Bellator 194 steroid tests

Maybe next time.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight hurters, Roy Nelson and Matt Mitrione, have once again managed to (somehow) pass steroid tests, this time under the Bellator MMA banner.
That’s …read more

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Matt Mitrione, Roy Nelson pass out-of-competition drug tests ahead of Bellator 194

The next Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix tournament first-round match seems ready to go.
Matt Mitrione and Roy Nelson both passed out-of-competition drug tests ahead of the Bellator 194 main event …read more

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Roy Nelson on Matt Mitrione rematch at Bellator 194: ‘It’s like beating up your sister’

Heavyweight veteran Roy Nelson described his upcoming rematch with Matt Mitrione at Bellator 194 next month in an interesting way. Roy Nelson sounds confident heading into his upcoming rematch with …read more

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Former UFC Champion Josh Barnett is Not Finished With MMA Just Yet

Andrei Arlovski, Roy Nelson, Frank Mir, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Mark Hunt. These are some of the names that Josh Barnett have taken out in his staggering 21 year stay in …read more

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