Roy Nelson will face his first battle in the Bellator cage on Sept. 23 when he takes on Javy Ayala. The heavyweight discusses his departure from the UFC, why Bellator’s structure makes more sense to him and talks about evolving his style with his head coach Brother Fareed.
Roy Nelson’s head coach, Brother Fareed, isn’t trying to change what the heavyweight does in the cage. Instead he hopes to improve the fundamentals “Big Country” already has in place.
Muhammed King Mo Lawal will corner Roy Nelson when he faces Javy Ayala on Sept. 23 at Bellator 183. Lawal says Ayala will have to pick which way he wants to lose to Nelson.