Bellator 200: “Carvalho vs. Mousasi” comes to SSE Arena in London, England, this Friday night (May 25, 2018), with “Prelims” undercard bouts airing live on the promotion’s mobile app at 12:30 p.m. ET the main card hitting Paramount Network at the usual start time of 9 p.m. ET.
One of the featured bouts that night was supposed to be a Heavyweight rematch between Roy Nelson and Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic. Unfortunately for fight fans, Cro Cop has withdrawn because of an injury, but Bellator MMA had already launched a new series entitled, “Unbreakable with Jay Glazer” and the very first episode features the aforementioned “Big Country.” Since it is a new thing and this post was already written prior to Cro Cop landing in a hospital bed (pic here) we figured why the heck not just post it anyway.
Nelson defeated Cro Cop via third round technical knockout at UFC 137 almost seven years ago. Cro Cop would like to avenge that loss, but for Nelson a second win would also represent a chance to re-enter the World Grand Prix as a tournament alternate. Even if Bellator MMA doesn’t find Nelson a new opponent before Friday night — it’s highly unlikely — you can watch still wonder what might have been thanks to the embedded player above.
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