2014 MMA fight – Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs Roy Nelson – fight Video UFC Ufn 40


Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-04-11, spectacular finish between Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Roy Nelson: it is close to get four stars (UFC Performance of the Night). Antonio Rodrigo ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira entered this fight with a professional mma record of 34-8-1 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.13 heavyweight in the world, he is a black belt in Brazilian jiu-itsu (4th segree) and judo; he fought just once in 2013 losing to Fabricio Werdum in their rematch (via submission: Nogueira vs Werdum 2).
His opponent, Roy Nelson, has an official record of 19-9-0 (89% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.12 in the same weight class, he is also a black belt in bjj and he fought three times last year but he won just the first bout against Cheick Kongo (=Nelson vs Kongo) and then he lost to Stipe Miocic (=Nelson vs Miocic) and Daniel Cormier (=Cormier vs Nelson). ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira vs Nelson is the main event of UFC Fight Night 40 – Ufn. Watch the video and rate this fight!



Event: UFC Fight Night 40: Nogueira vs Nelson

Date: 2014-04-11

Where: du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)

Result: Click here to show the fight’s result
Roy Nelson def. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (KO at 3:37, round 1)


UFC Fight Night 40 fight card (main card):
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs Roy Nelson
Clay Guida vs Tatsuya Kawajiri
John Howard vs Ryan LaFlare
Beneil Dariush vs Ramsey Nijem

Nogueira’s previous fight: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs Fabricio Werdum 2

Nelson’s previous fight: Daniel Cormier vs Roy Nelson

Nelson’s next fight: Mark Hunt vs Roy Nelson

Nogueira’s next fight: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs Stefan Struve

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  • Mercy Percy

    That punch was loaded up and telegraphed like crazy! Massive power, yes, but I can’t believe Nog didn’t see it and move.

    When Roy is on his game he is fun to watch.