Roy Nelson Receives Opponent For UFC Fight Night 95

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Another bout has been added to the UFC Fight Night 95 card, and it’s in the heavyweight division. The UFC announced on Thursday that “Big Country” Roy Nelson will square off with Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at the event.

Nelson (21-13) is currently on a one fight losing streak and is 2-4 in his last six bouts. He is coming off a loss to Derrick Lewis at UFC Fight Night 90 by decision.

Silva (19-9, 1NC) is currently on a two fight losing streak and is 1-4-1 in his last six bouts. He is coming off a loss to Stefan Struve at UFC Fight Night 87 by first-round KO.

UFC Fight Night 95 takes place on September 24th at Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in the Brazilian capital of Brasilia. The card airs on Fox Sports 1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass. Here is the updated card:

Cristiane Justino vs. Lina Akhtar Lansberg

Roy Nelson vs. Antonio Silva

Renan Barao vs. Phillipe Nover

Erick Silva vs. Brandon Thatch

Michinori Tanaka vs. Rani Yahya

Mike De La Torre vs. Renato Moicano

Paul Felder vs. Francisco Trinaldo

Alan Patrick vs. Stevie Ray

Jussier Formiga vs. Dustin Ortiz

 

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