Mirko Cro Cop vs. Roy Nelson added to Bellator 200 in London
Croatian MMA and kickboxing legend Mirko Cro Cop will make his Bellator debut this May, when he faces longtime veteran Roy Nelson, according to MMAJunkie.
Bellator officials announced that Cro Cop and Nelson will meet at Bellator 200, which takes place May 25 in London. The two already met in October 2011 at UFC 137 and Nelson won via third-round TKO.
Cro Cop is coming to Bellator on an impressive eight-fight winning streak. Meanwhile, Nelson, 41, was recently bumped from Bellator’s current heavyweight grand prix with a decision loss to Matt Mitrione at Bellator 194.
Bellator 200 lineup includes:
- Champ Rafael Carvalho vs. Gegard Mousasi – for middleweight title
- Mirko Cro Cop vs. Roy Nelson
- Michael Page vs. David Rickels
- Phil Davis vs. Linton Vassell