UFC Fight Night 39 turned out to a truly epic card filled with highly entertaining fights from top to bottom.
The prelims and main card were all filled with action packed fights but it was the headliner which was the highlight of the show as Roy Nelson picked up another spectacular finish knocking out Brazilian legend; Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira.
With the win “Big Country” moves back into the win column and one step closer to title contention. As for “Big Nog”, he was finished for the fifth time in his 45-fight career. After the fight Twitter was filled with plenty talk over the brutal finish. Check out some of the tweets below:
— Dana White (@danawhite) April 11, 2014
Holy crap @roynelsonmma !
— Cole Miller (@colemillerATT) April 11, 2014
Love Big Nog, a legend but I never want to see him fight again. Nelson looked sharp. Set up combos with feints & was patient. #UFCAbuDhabi
— Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) April 11, 2014
Roy with the galloping right hand lol
— Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) April 11, 2014
Wow tough to watch. . Those were some big overhands. Nog couldn’t get out of the way.
— Mike Brown (@mikebrownmma) April 11, 2014
— Steven Siler (@Stevesiler) April 11, 2014
Whoooo what a KO by big country!! Nasty
— STORMIN NORMAN PARKE (@norman_parke) April 11, 2014
Minotauro is a legend that has done it all but needs to retire from @ufc CTE is no joke.
— Cesar Gracie (@CesarGracieBJJ) April 11, 2014
— Bigslow (@LukeBarnatt) April 11, 2014