UFC 130 | Frank Mir vs Roy “Big Country” NelsonCategory: MMA
MATCHUP: Frank Mir vs Roy “Big Country” Nelson
EVENT: UFC 130: Rampage vs Hamill
DATE: May 28, 2011
VENUE: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
FIGHT DETAILS: Frank Mir faces Roy Nelson in a title-eliminator bout for the UFC Heavyweight championship.
American Mir (14 wins – 5 losses, 3 KOs/8 submissions) is a former UFC Heavyweight Champion and a former UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion. Mir is ranked the #6 heavyweight in the world by Sherdog.
In his last fight at UFC 119, he knocked out Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipović.
American Nelson (15 wins – 5 losses, 8 KOs/5 submissions) is the winner of Season 10 of The Ultimate Fighter. He is also a former International Fight League Heavyweight Champion. He is currently ranked as the #10 heavyweight in the world by Sherdog.
In his last fight at UFC 117, he survived Junior dos Santos’ heavy onslaught to lose via Unanimous Decision.
FIGHT RESULT: Mir defeated Nelson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26).
Watch the Frank Mir vs Roy Nelson fight video:
Check out their first match from Grapplers Quest eight years ago.
You can also check out the Rampage Jackson vs Matt Hamill fight video.