UFC Quick Quote: Roy Nelson gets Junior dos Santos -- because nobody else wanted to fight him

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"Anybody that actually follows the sport who actually knows my style and knows what I can do doesn’t underestimate me. I may not be a Greek god, or what people think a fighter looks like, but I’m definitely a fighter. Dos Santos is the pinnacle of guys in the UFC. He’s the number one contender for sure in the heavyweight division. Nobody wants to fight him in the UFC, hence why I’m here fighting him. I pretty much got an email from Joe Silva asking if I wanted to…actually, not even asking me if I wanted to, but telling me that I was fighting Dos Santos next, and here I am."

Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 10 Champion Roy Nelson tells UFC.com that he drew the shortest straw in the Junior dos Santos lottery. "Cigano" smashed his way to a 5-0 start in the promotion's heavyweight division with a string of impressive performances against the likes Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic, Gilbert Yvel and most recently Gabriel Gonzaga. "Big Country" faces the Brazilian for the right to challenge the winner of "Lesnar vs. Velasquez" at UFC 121 in Anaheim. Who ya' got?

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