Manager: Roy Nelson has 'nothing to gain' from fight with Daniel Cormier

USA TODAY Sports

Shortly after Nelson KOd Kongo at UFC 159, UFC newcomer Daniel Cormier called him out. However, it doesn't look like Nelson's management is keen on the idea.

In arguably the biggest win of his UFC career, Heavyweight Roy Nelson capped off a three-fight win streak with a first round knockout of Cheick Kongo at UFC 159. Nelson has now finished 5 of his UFC wins inside round one. Following the win there was a lot of speculation of who would be next up to face "Big Country" in the Octagon. Foremost on the list was Strikeforce HWGP champion Daniel Cormier.

However, according to Nelson's manager Mike Kogan, that's not a fight they're interested in:

Instead, Kogan says they'd prefer a fight against Antonio Silva if he loses to Cain Velasquez UFC 160. If not that fight, they'd like Junior Dos Santos or Mark Hunt regardless of the outcome their fight on the same event.

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