Roy Nelson (born June 20, 1976) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Heavyweight division of Bellator MMA. A professional competitor since 2004, he formerly competed for the UFC, EliteXC, the IFL, BodogFIGHT, and was the winner of The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights. Nelson is also the former IFL Heavyweight Champion, competing under Ken Shamrock and the Lion’s Den.
|Born||June 20, 1976
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
|Other names||Big Country|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||259.5 lb (118 kg; 18 st 8 lb)|
|Reach||72 in (183 cm)|
|Style||Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Kung Fu|