Mirko Cro Cop open to facing Roy Nelson at UFC 125 in Las Vegas, Nevada

UFC heavyweight, Mirko Cro Cop has revealed he would be interested in taking the place of injured Shane Carwint against Roy Nelson at UFC 125 on January 1st, although there has been no communications with the UFC as yet.

Cro Cop, speaking via Fighters Only Magazine, said:

“I know nothing about it, this is the first I heard of it. But it would be an interesting fight for sure. I think Roy’s style matches very well with mine, we could have a good fight. I didn’t hear anything from the UFC yet, but lets see if they call me.”

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