The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Tuf Hw tournament winner Roy Nelson entered this fight with a mma record of 22-14-0 (86% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.17 heavyweight in the world but he won just two out of his last seven fights, against Jared Rosholt (=Nelson vs Rosholt) and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva in 2016 (=Nelson vs Silva); after this bout he was defeated by Alexander Volkov (=Nelson vs Volkov).
His opponent, Javy Ayala, has an official record of 10-5-0 (90% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.33 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive losses between 2015 and 2016, against Alex Huddleston and Carl Seumanutafa but then he has won over Roy Boughton and Sergei Kharitonov (=Kharitonov vs Ayala). Roy Nelson vs Javy Ayala is on the undercard of Benson Henderson vs Patricky Freire – Bellator 183. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 183: Henderson vs Pitbull
Where: SAP Center, San Jose, California, USA
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Nelson’s previous fight: Roy Nelson vs Alexander Volkov
Ayala’s previous fight: Sergei Kharitonov vs Javy Ayala
Nelson’s next fight: Roy Nelson vs Matt Mitrione 2
Ayala’s next fight: Cheick Kongo vs Javy Ayala
Nelson vs Ayala Fight Video:
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