The black belt in Bjj and former Tuf Hw tournament winner Roy Nelson entered this fight with a pro record of 21-13-0 (86% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.18 heavyweight in the world while his opponent, the black belt in Judo, karate and Bjj Antonio Bigfoot Silva, has an official mma record of 19-9-1 (89% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.23 in the same weight class. Both fighters have won just one out of their last five bouts: Nelson has beat Jared Rosholt (=Nelson vs Rosholt) but then he lost to Derrick Lewis (=Nelson vs Lewis) while Silva had won over Soa Palelei in 2015 (=Silva vs Palelei) but then he was defeated by Mark Hunt (=Hunt vs Silva 2) and Stefan Struve (=Silva vs Struve). Nelson vs Bigfoot Silva is on the undercard of Cris Cyborg Justino vs Lina Lansberg – UFC Fight Night 95. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 95: Cyborg vs Lansberg
Where: Nilson Nelson Gymnasium, Brasilia, Brazil
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
UFC Fight Night 95 fight card (main fights):
Cristiane Cyborg Justino vs Lina Lansberg
Renan Barao vs Phillipe Nover
Roy Nelson vs Antonio Bigfoot Silva
Francisco Trinaldo vs Paul Felder
Jussier Formiga da Silva vs Dustin Ortiz
Nelson’s previous fight: Roy Nelson vs Derrick Lewis
Silva’s previous fight: Antonio Silva vs Stefan Struve
Silva’s next fight: Antonio Silva vs Ivan Shtyrkov
Nelson’s next fight: Roy Nelson vs Alexander Volkov
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