Daniel Cormier vs Roy Nelson Slated for UFC 166 Co-Main Event

Daniel Cormier


Daniel Cormier

  • 12-0 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record
  • 12 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Frank Mir, Antonio Silva, Josh Barnett

Roy Nelson


Roy Nelson

  • 19-8 MMA / 6-4 UFC Record
  • Won 3 of Last 4 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Cheick Kongo, Stefan Struve, Mirko Cro Cop


UFC 166

October 19th, 2013

Houston, Texas

Toyota Center


Daniel Cormier continued his undefeated streak in his UFC debut, dominating former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir from start to finish at UFC on FOX 7, en route to a unanimous decision victory. Other notable career victories include a knockout win of Antonio Silva and a decision victory over Josh Barnett in the Strikeforce Heavyweight GP finale.

Roy Nelson offered little against rising heavyweight prospect, Stipe Miocic at UFC 161, losing a one-sided unanimous decision. The loss snapped a three-fight win streak, which included three knockout victories over Dave Herman, Matt Mitrione, and Cheick Kongo.


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