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Old 05-03-2013, 11:49 AM
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Default Roy Nelson will fight Daniel Cormier for immediate 205-pound UFC title shot

Dafuq did I just read?



From MMAMania.com:
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While Daniel Cormier thinks a bout against Roy Nelson would be a "damn good fight," "Big Country" doesn't seem too keen on fighting the former Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix winner.

Unless, of course, it is a meaningful mixed martial arts (MMA) match.

Indeed, Nelson is coming off a first round knockout victory over Cheick Kongo at UFC 159 last weekend (April 27, 2013), giving him his third consecutive Heavyweight victory inside the Octagon. Cormier, meanwhile, made a successful transition from Strikeforce to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), besting Frank Mir at UFC on Fox 7 one week earlier.

On the surface, it would appear to be a an ideal match up; however, Cormier is still undecided about his future in the division because his good friend and long-time training partner, Cain Velasquez, is the reigning division champion. And he has hinted that a drop to 205 pounds would be possible if "Brown Pride" retains his title against Antonio Silva in their rematch at UFC 160 later this month.

For now, Cormier is non-committal about his Heavyweight future, p