VIDEO: Bellator 183 In Focus with Roy Nelson

Bellator 183 returns to San Jose on September 23 and along with the main event between Patricky “Pitbull” Freire (17–8) and “Smooth” Benson Henderson (24–7) comes the promotional heavyweight debut of fan favorite KO artist, Roy “Big Country: Nelson (23–1). He will be facing Javy Ayala (10–5) who earned a big win over Sergei Kharitonov in November of 2016.

“One thing about that belt being vacant is I’m ready to get up there and seize it. I just got to get through Javy, then it’s open season.” — Roy Nelson

The heavyweight division is getting real interesting in Bellator, check out what Nelson is up to leading up to his Bellator 183 debut:

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