Roy Nelson Faces Off Against Gabriel Gonzaga on May 26th in Las Vegas, NV

TUF 10 winner, Roy Nelson just got his fight when he faces former title contender, Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC 146 in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 26th, 2012. The news was confirmed by UFC President, Dana White via his Twitter account. Nelson was originally set to face Antonio “Big Foot” Silva, while Gonzaga was lined yo against Shane Del Rosario.

Nelson has lost three of his last four fights inside the octagon to Junior dos Santos, Frank Mir and Fabricio Werdum. His only win was a third round TKO over Mirko Cro Cop at UFC 137 in October of last year.

Gonzaga recently returned to MMA after hanging up his gloves for good, defeating Parker Porter for a regional heavyweight title before returning to the octagon to defeat undefeated Brazilian, Ednaldo Oliveira.

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