Roy Nelson (Photo: mmajunkie.com)
Roy Nelson proudly called himself fat before laying a “Big Country” beating on Brendan Schaub to win the 10th season of The Ultimate Fighter.
Nelson dropped Schaub with a right hand before finishing him off with another punch. Nelson had entered the ring to “Fat” by Weird Al Yankovic.
Rampage Jackson and Rashad “Suga” Evans were the coaches for TUF 10, which featured all heavyweights.
Jon Jones took the first loss of his career when he was disqualified against Matt Hamill at 4:14 mark. Jones lost a point after landing an illegal downward elbow. When Hamill couldn’t continue, Jones got DQ'd.
Kimbo Slice won his Octagon debut by unanimous decision over Houston Alexander. Slice had competed in the TUF 10 tournament, but he lost to Nelson in the first round.
Frankie Edgar forced Matt Veach to submit to a rear-naked choke.
In a battle of NFL veterans, Matt Mitrione knocked out Marcus Jones with 10 seconds left in Round 2.
On the pre-show, James McSweeney defeated Darrill Schoonover by TKO in Round 3. Jon Madsen won a split decision over Justin Wren.
John “Doomsday” Howard knocked out Dennis Hallman with five seconds left in the fight. Brian Stann scored a unanimous decision over Rodney Wallace.
Marc Bocek forced Joe Brammer to submit to a rear-naked choke at the 3:36 mark.