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Junior dos Santos vs. Roy Nelson

Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

Junior dos Santos defeats Roy Nelson via 3 Round Decision

Mmaweekly large Junior "Cigano" dos Santos
Mmaweekly large Roy "Big Country" Nelson

dos Santos
Decision
Round 3

Junior dos Santos Roy Nelson

"Cigano" "Big Country"

11-1-0   Pro Record At Fight   15-4-0
Climbed to 12-1   Record After Fight   Fell to 15-5
-350 (Moderate Favorite)   Betting Odds   +280 (Moderate Underdog)
Br Brazil   Nationality   Us United States
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil   Fighting out of   Las Vegas, Nevada
26 years, 6 months, 1 day   Age at Fight   34 years, 1 month, 4 days
240.0 lbs (108.9 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   263.0 lbs (119.3 kgs)
6'4" (193cm)   Height   6'0" (183cm)
77.0" (196cm)   Reach   72.0" (183cm)
Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now   Walkout Music   "Weird Al" Yankovic - Fat
Nova União   Gym   Country Club
UFC 117
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 117: Silva vs Sonnen
  • Date: Saturday 08.07.2010 at 11:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Marcos Rosales
  • Venue: Oracle Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Oakland, California, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 7 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 265 lbs (120.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • dos Santos Total Disclosed Pay: $80,000
  • Nelson Total Disclosed Pay: $15,000
  • Event Links:

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Videos & Highlights

    Interview  |  Roy Nelson video interview for UFC 117 report dead link

    Watch this video interview featuring Roy Nelson on his UFC 117 fight versus Junior dos Santos.

  • Interview  |  Junior dos Santos video interview for Roy Nelson report dead link

    Watch this video interview with Junior dos Santos as he talks about fighting Roy Nelson at UFC 117.

  • Interview  |  Junior dos Santos UFC 117 post-fight interview report dead link

    Junior dos Santos says Roy Nelson surprised him in UFC 117 fight.

dos Santos vs. Nelson Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

obrigado galera pelo apoio, eu prometo fazer o meu melhor sábado a noite na luta
2 days
before
thank's guys for the support i will do my best saturday night, I promise
2 days
before
i did my last train right now and i'm feeling very well so the fight is gonna be a good fight
2 days
before
@bertolazzi eai fera 'e vai ser um sábado bem agitado mesmo rsrs
3 days
before
@parkeryowell knock him out that's my objective
3 days
before
Hello every bare after a long trip I'm in Oakland right now
4 days
before
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