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Roy Nelson vs. Dave Herman

Main Card | Heavyweight · 265 lbs

Roy Nelson defeats Dave Herman via KO/TKO at 0:51 of Round 1

Mmaweekly large Roy "Big Country" Nelson
Mmaweekly large Dave "Pee-Wee" Herman

Nelson
KO/TKO
Round 1

Roy Nelson Dave Herman

"Big Country" "Pee-Wee"

16-7-0   Pro Record At Fight   21-3-0
Climbed to 17-7   Record After Fight   Fell to 21-4
-175 (Slight Favorite)   Betting Odds   +145 (Slight Underdog)
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
Las Vegas, Nevada   Fighting out of   Temecula, California
35 years, 11 months, 6 days   Age at Fight   27 years, 7 months, 2 days
254.0 lbs (115.2 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   233.0 lbs (105.7 kgs)
6'0" (183cm)   Height   6'4" (194cm)
72.0" (183cm)   Reach   77.0" (196cm)
Queen - We Will Rock You   Walkout Music   Beastie Boys - Sabotage
Country Club   Gym   Team Quest
UFC 146
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir
  • Date: Saturday 05.26.2012 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
  • Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 10 of 12)
  • 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
  • Nelson Total Disclosed Pay: $110,000
  • Herman Total Disclosed Pay: $21,000
  • Event Links:

Nelson vs. Herman Wiki Update Wiki

The tenth bout of UFC 146 saw Roy Nelson meet Dave Herman in the heavyweight division.


Herman landed a head kick and pushed Nelson away with straight front kicks early. Nelson landed a huge overhand right that dropped Herman and after just one follow-up, Mazzagatti rescued the heavyweight from further damage.


The end came 0:51 into the first round.


Speaking with Joe Rogan following the win, Nelson said, "It feels good. They're like little rocks [my hands]." I want to thank Pee-Wee for actually taking the fight when everyone else dropped out on me."

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:26 PM ET
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Nelson vs. Herman Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1441  
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Herman
17%
Nelson
83%

Nelson vs. Herman 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.

I want to thank everyone for this PRESS TRAINING session, It was awesome, and wife is making me go to BED! THANK YOU #FB
4 days
after
I love my fans and their support, so much more logically than most of the press. Thanks guys!
4 days
after
"@Kentucky_Reds: @roynelsonmma. Who gives a shit about @DamonMartin top 10??? First iv ever heard of the guy."
4 days
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Listen @DamonMartin who does your top 10? Answer this so we can do a ustream ppv to show why your website is RETARDED @duaneheavymma #fb
4 days
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This @LVFightShop @MiracleMileLV for a free meet & greet Sat June 2nd 12-1:30pm! @UFC #FB Retweet
4 days
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@danhendo Cant wait to watch you and Jon, People just dont understand old man strength.
3 days
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dana not dane retweeted so it is fixed now.
3 days
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Retweet "If Brock comes back LOVE the fight but @ufc letting us athletes 2do other sports Im all 4 it! Applaud @danawhite @lorenzofertitta "
3 days
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If Brock comes back LOVE the fight but @ufc letting us athletes 2do other sports Im all 4 it! Applaud @danewhite @lorenzofertitta DREAMS #FB
3 days
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"@BigfootSilva: “@roynelsonmma: Thank You, in Vegas, Door always Open” thank you so much big nice man..." Anytime #fb
2 days
after
Checking in. How are we doing? @BigfootSilva #fb
2 days
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Did inside mma tonight, @andrewhdnet we need to work on Vegas green room @mikekogan can make that happen? http://t.co/ymCVaixI
2 days
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One thing I love about the internet is Google Alerts, Now it can tell you when people are talking $h!T about you,... http://t.co/FXA0ZygP
1 day
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I just found this clip of last night, Who ever signs the paper here I come. "Brock" http://t.co/BLtbWnsq http://t.co/tgHGNPj9
1 day
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If Brock needs someone to fight @danawhite @lorenzofertitta and Joe, I am ready, plus fans of @ufc want and wwe #fb
23 hours
after
If I don't 2 get 2 all your responses tonight, I have <2500 tweets since last check at home. So I will try. Thx 4 the support @pretorianhard
12 hours
after
Look at how many people are at the presser, and none asked me and IDs about @pretorianhard http://t.co/Ip6tcuZ7
11 hours
after
Just got home and saw all the tweets, Thank You.To all who has supported me & helped me Thanks Fans Thanks @pretorianhard #fb
11 hours
after
Thanks for being a great friend Andrew, and for all of your support all of the time.
3 hours
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Long day of press today, we are ready to rest, long day http://t.co/h6TEkshw
2 days
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I posted a new photo to Facebook http://t.co/BYyzZyrZ
2 days
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I swear Stefan Struve grew two inches everytime I see him. http://t.co/VczPqkr1
3 days
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Thq is shooting my hair because they missed it apparently last time. At least I wearing my @pretorianhard for... http://t.co/jN2Nf13F
3 days
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The dragon warrior is inside all of us. @UFC Countdown made me laugh when they use their movie magic, the whole... http://t.co/vxP5PdD8
4 days
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Getting ready for my Skype fox sports interview http://t.co/Hvm7I1i1
4 days
before
Less then a week away, Fight week, PR week. Hopefully I will come up with some real GEMS. Make sure to watch!
6 days
before
Josh is thinking "no one makes me bleed my own blood"
7 days
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How did they announce josh as @ufc champion when he won he was juicing, and striped. it #paystocheat
7 days
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@junior_cigano UFC allowed that
8 days
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@junior_cigano coming to America tomorrow!
8 days
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I'm thinking of getting some chest tattoos to stand out more, like this guy on tuf.
8 days
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Do you need some color commentator? @bellator Looking to add to the roster.
8 days
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@junior_cigano call me when you get to Vegas
8 days
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Now tuf live, I am confused when they advertise Harley and victory which one are we spose to ride?
8 days
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@Scottjorgensen @Cowboycerrone @ufc we will still be with you
8 days
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Thx "@natostepdad: @roynelsonmma I will always watch when you fight!!!"
8 days
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Wow, where do you want to start
8 days
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Im going to see if I can do hip squares, what you guys think?
8 days
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I like the old Gracie rules, you either kick the guy ass or it a draw
8 days
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But still a min left so I wait to judge
8 days
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Question is who is winning? I got the guy in white shorts, 2nd round and 3rd, yes or no?
8 days
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His cup isn't working, they should give him a break
8 days
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I wonder if he has a diamond cup, it not a steel cup, which is the only way to go
8 days
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Is anyone watching @bellator ?
8 days
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Finished practice, just got my record high punch count at 496 N 5min & it came in the sixth round. Don't try this... http://t.co/KGu28XGy
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