The current Bellator heavyweight contender Roy Nelson has been all over in the headlines lately. He has lately been in the news because of some allegations made by his last opponent, Matt Mitrione, who had called him a ‘cheater’. Nelson has now responded to his rival’s allegations. In a recent interview, he talked about Mitrione and his allegations and also talked about his upcoming bouts.
“Big Country” last fought Mitrione at Bellator 194 and lost the bout via split decision. Nelson recently did an interview with MMA Junkie. He stated the following in the interview:
Matt’s a guy that’s always the pot calling the kettle black, I think he’s still upset because he’s cheating on his wife and stuff. That’s all I heard that whole week – was him cheating on his wife. So I think he has a lot of guilt, and he’s got to take his rage out somewhere. But there’s no cheating on my end. I think he’s just upset because in his heart he didn’t really feel like he won. He wasn’t the best fighter that night.
I want Round 4, so we can go ahead and do that again, The worst-case scenario is we should’ve went to a fourth round. That was worst case scenario. (Referee) Dan (Miragliotta) was going to call the fight like three times. I got it in my head because I started having an argument with Dan about how Matt’s not moving and he couldn’t get out. He took a lot of unanswered shots.
My goal is to beat up Cro Cop and then hopefully beat up Matt again and then get back in the tournament, I don’t know what I want more – the tournament or Matt. They’re both good. There’s Cro Cop, and there’s also (Quinton Jackson), who didn’t want to fight. There are so many people that I actually want to fight now.