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UFC Fight Night 39: Nogueira vs. Nelson

UFC Fight Night 39
  • Friday 04.11.2014 at 12:22 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass | Prelims: UFC Fight Pass
  • Name: UFC Fight Night 39: Nogueira vs. Nelson
  • Also Known As: UFC Fight Night Abu Dhabi
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: Du Arena Yas Island
  • Location: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Dan Hardy, John Gooden
  • Ring Announcer: Andy Friedlander
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Dan Hardy
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $1,800,000
  • Attendance: 7,963
  • MMA Bouts: 8
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

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  • Performance of the Night
    Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Roy Nelson   |   $50,000 bonus to Nelson
  • Fight of the Night
    Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Clay Guida   |   $50,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Performance of the Night
    Ramsey Nijem vs. Beneil Dariush   |   $50,000 bonus to Nijem
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Referees

  • Leon Roberts
    Nogueira vs. Nelson (8)Howard vs. LaFlare (6)
  • Marc Goddard
    Kawajiri vs. Guida (7)Rosholt vs. Omielańczuk (4)Alers vs. Omer (2)
  • Neil Hall
    Nijem vs. Dariush (5)Leites vs. Smith (3)Bedford vs. Yahya (1)

Fight Predictions

Tapology members can make predictions for upcoming MMA & Boxing fights. UFC Fight Night 39 is closed for new predictions. 1,184 total members made predictions on this event, breaking down as follows below.

Leaderboard of the best predictions by member: UFC Fight Night 39 Leaderboard

UFC Fight Night 39 Wiki Update Wiki

UFC Fight Night 39 was a UFC event that aired on April 11, 2014. It was held in Abu Dhabi and headlined by a heavyweight bout between Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Roy Nelson.


Attendance: 7,963
Live Gate: $1,800,000

Average ticket price: $226.05


Total fight time: 1:09:21

Average fight time: 8:40

Betting favorites went 6-1 *Bedford vs. Yahya ruled a No Contest


# of fighters making UFC debut: 2

# of undefeated fighters: 2


# of decisions: 4
# of T/KOs: 3

# of Submissions: 0


Fights by weight class:

HW:   2

LHW: 0

MW: 1

WW: 1

LW:  1

FW:  2

BW:  1

FLW: 0

WBW:0

Last updated 12.20.2014, 8:11 AM ET
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Videos & Highlights

    Interview  |  Fight Night Abu Dhabi: Post-fight Press Conference report dead link

    Watch the post-fight presser for UFC Fight Night Abu Dhabi.

  • Training  |  Fight Night Abu Dhabi: Open Workout Recap report dead link

    Watch the top stars of UFC Fight Night Abu Dhabi work out for the fans and media.

  • Promo Video  |  Fight Night Abu Dhabi Preview report dead link

    Everything you need to know about UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Nelson.

  • Promo Video  |  Fight Night Abu Dhabi: Exclusively on Fight Pass report dead link

    Watch the official trailer for UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Nelson.

  • Promo Video  |  Fight Night Abu Dhabi: Step Into Our World report dead link

    Watch the official trailer for UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Nelson.

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