Roy Nelson Doesn’t Think He’ll Ever Fight For The UFC Heavyweight Title In His Career

UFC heavyweight and ”The Ultimate Fighter” season ten winner, Roy Nelson revealed today that he believes he’ll never fight for the title in his career, not because he isn’t good enough but because other fighters will make the UFC more money when it comes to ticket and Pay-Per-View sales.

Nelson, speaking via BloodyElbow.com said:

“I think they’re business people. That’s why Chael fought last month. They don’t want Mark Hunt to win. They want Junior dos Santos to fight Cain Velasquez again. It just makes sense on paper. That fight can make a lot of money. When Overeem got beat by Bigfoot, that kind of messed some things up.”

“I make money no matter who I fight. Do I want a shot at the belt? Yes, of course I do. Put it this way, I am Barry Sanders on the Detroit Lions. You love to watch me, but you’ll never see me play in the Super Bowl. It’s just one of those things. It’s about politics. It’s not about fighting.”

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