Roy Nelson returned to the UFC Octagon friday night for UFC Fight Night 39 to battle Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. The event took place on Friday, April 11, 2014, at the du Arena in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Nogueira vs. Nelson featured 8 bouts, some were more exciting to watch than others.
UFC Fight Night 39 was headlined by a battle between Roy Nelson and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, with Clay Guida vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Ryan LaFlare went to war against John Howard. Let’s find out who won at the UFC Fight Night 39. View the full results for ‘Nogueira vs. Nelson’-led fight card below.
UFC Fight Night 39: Nogueira vs. Nelson
|April 11, 2014|
|Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
|Roy Nelson vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira|
|Clay Guida vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri|
UFC Fight Night 39 was live 3,529 days days ago and was the 269th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC Fight Night 39
Below is the 8-fight order and UFC Fight Night 39 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Friday‘s event:
- Roy Nelson defeated Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira via KO (Punch) (Round 1 / 3:37)
- Clay Guida defeated Tatsuya Kawajiri by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Ryan LaFlare defeated John Howard by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Ramsey Nijem defeated Beneil Dariush by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 4:20)
- Jared Rosholt defeated Daniel Omielanczuk by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Thales Leites defeated Trevor Smith by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 0:45)
- Jim Alers defeated Alan Omer by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Johnny Bedford defeated Rani Yahya by No Contest (Accidental Clash of Heads) (Round 1 / 0:39)
UFC Fight Night 39 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event.
Johnny Bedford vs. Rani Yahya
The UFC Fight Night 39 began with Johnny Bedford taking on Rani Yahya. Johnny Bedford defeated Rani Yahya in Round 1 at 0:39 by No Contest (Accidental Clash of Heads).
Jim Alers vs. Alan Omer
The second fight at UFC Fight Night 39 was Alan Omer vs. Jim Alers. Jim Alers won in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Split).
Thales Leites vs. Trevor Smith
The following fight was between Trevor Smith and Thales Leites. Thales Leites beat Trevor Smith by TKO (Punches) in Round 1 at 0:45.
Jared Rosholt vs. Daniel Omielanczuk
In the fourth bout, Jared Rosholt defeated Daniel Omielanczuk by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
Ramsey Nijem vs. Beneil Dariush
The fifth bout ended at 4:20 of Round 1 with Ramsey Nijem defeating Beneil Dariush by TKO (Punches).
Ryan LaFlare vs. John Howard
In sixth fight of the night, John Howard lost to Ryan LaFlare at 5:00 of Round 3.
Clay Guida vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri
In the co-main event Clay Guida defeated Tatsuya Kawajiri via Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3; Marc Goddard was the third man in the cage.
Roy Nelson vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
In the main event, referee Leon Roberts called an end to the bout at 3:37 of Round 1. Roy Nelson defeated Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira by KO (Punch).