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Bellator 216 results: Mirko Cro Cop pulls even with Roy Nelson with decision win

Posted On: Feb 17, 2019   |   Posted By: MMAjunkie

UNCASVILLE, Conn. - Many of the fans in attendance couldn't quite get behind the outcome, but Mirko Cro Cop pulled to 1-1 against Roy Nelson with a unanimous decision win.
Cro Cop won his Bellator debut against Nelson after suffering a TKO loss to him while they were in the UFC years ago. Cro Cop took a 30-27 score and a pair of 29-28s. Nelson hardly could believe the result and stormed away, then dropped to the canvas, where he stayed for several minutes after the fight until he eventually left the cage with a little assistance.
The heavyweight bout was the co-main event of Saturday's Bellator 216 show at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The main card streamed on DAZN following prelims on MMAjunkie.
Nelson circled outside to start and pushed out a left jab to keep Cro Cop backing up. Forty seconds in, he tried to get inside, but settled for a brief tie-up. A right hand glanced for Nelson, but he was pushed back by Cro Cop seconds later. They traded...

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