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Daniel Cormier vs. Roy Nelson

Co-Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

Daniel Cormier defeats Roy Nelson via 3 Round Decision

Mmaweekly large Daniel "DC" Cormier
Mmaweekly large Roy "Big Country" Nelson

Cormier
Decision
Round 3

Daniel Cormier Roy Nelson

"DC" "Big Country"

12-0-0   Pro Record At Fight   19-8-0
Climbed to 13-0   Record After Fight   Fell to 19-9
-500 (Heavy Favorite)   Betting Odds   +375 (Moderate Underdog)
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
San Jose, California   Fighting out of   Las Vegas, Nevada
34 years, 6 months, 29 days   Age at Fight   37 years, 3 months, 29 days
224.0 lbs (101.6 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   249.0 lbs (112.9 kgs)
5'11" (181cm)   Height   6'0" (183cm)
72.5" (184cm)   Reach   72.0" (183cm)
American Kickboxing Academy   Gym   Country Club
UFC 166
  • Bout Information
  • Date: Saturday 10.19.2013 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Jacob Montalvo
  • Venue: Toyota Center
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Houston, Texas, United States
  • Bout Billing: Co-Main Event (fight 12 of 13)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: Heavyweight | 265 lbs (120.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Cormier Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Nelson Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed

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Cormier vs. Nelson Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1651  
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KO/TKO
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Submission
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Decision
Nelson
14%
Cormier
86%

Videos & Highlights

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