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Las Vegan Roy Nelson to fight on UFC card in Abu Dhabi

Las Vegan Roy Nelson will fight Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in a heavyweight bout today in the main event of an Ultimate Fighting Championship card in Abu Dhabi.

UFC Fight Night 39 will air exclusively on the organization’s online platform, UFC Fight Pass.

The entire nine-fight card, which also features a featherweight bout between Clay Guida and Tatsuya Kawajiri, airs live beginning at 8:50 a.m.

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Las Vegas Aces ready to adjust without injured star A’ja Wilson

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Seahawks’ Jarran Reed suspended first 6 games of NFL season

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