Roy Nelson welcomes the challenge that is Mirko Cro Cop

TUF 10 winner, Roy Nelson has welcomed a potential fight with Mirko Cro Cop at UFC 125 in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 1st, 2010 after the Croatian expressed interest in stepping in injured, Shane Carwin.

Nelson, speaking via Fighters Only Magazine, said:

“I wonder if Lorenzo [Fertitta, UFC co-owner] is going to call CroCop to see if he wants to fight, he is [a] legend and has done some great things, would love the challenge. But as everybody knows I just like to fight the best and the challenges that it brings.”

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