Roy Nelson Says He’s Facing Cheick Kongo

Roy Nelson said on Saturday night that he expects to face Cheick Kongo in his next bout.

Fighters Only reported earlier this week that Nelson would face Kongo at UFC 116 on July 3.

UFC 116 takes place July 3 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. It will be headlined by a heavyweight title unification bout between Brock Lesnar and Shane Carwin.