"Big Country" Currently -170 Favorite To Win

Published on January 14th, 2016 9:55 am EST

Click Here to Bet on Roy Nelson vs Jared Rosholt


Roy Nelson will be squaring off against Jared Rosholt on the main card of UFC 196: Werdum vs Velasquez 2, which is set to take place on February 6th, 2016.

Both men have been competing in the UFC for a while, and both men will be looking to start a run for a possible Heavyweight title shot. For Nelson, the fight is especially important, as he is getting up there in years and needs to start putting some wins together if he wants to make one last run at the title.

The underdog in this fight is Jared Rosholt, as they are currently listed at +140. Roy Nelson, on the other hand, is where the majority of the betting public is putting their money, as Roy Nelson is currently listed at -170 to win. Do you take the favorite or the underdog in this fight?

Roy Nelson and Jared Rosholt will be fighting it out in the Heavyweight weight class.

Roy Nelson (-170), 21-12-0

Nickname: "Big Country"
Weight: 263 lbs
Height: 6' 0"
Association: Country Club
Birth Date: 1976-06-20
Place of Birth: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Win %: 63.64%
Knockout %: 42.42%
Submission %: 15.15%

vs Josh Barnett @ UFC Fight Night: Barnett vs. Nelson (September 27, 2015)
Result: Loss - Decision (unanimous), Round 5, 5:00

vs Alistair Overeem @ UFC 185 (March 14, 2015)
Result: Loss - Decision (unanimous), Round 3, 5:00

vs Mark Hunt @ UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson (September 20, 2014)
Result: Loss - KO (punch), Round 2, 3:00

vs Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira @ UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Nelson (April 11, 2014)
Result: Win - KO (punch), Round 1, 3:37

vs Daniel Cormier @ UFC 166 (October 19, 2013)
Result: Loss - Decision (unanimous), Round 3, 5:00

--

Jared Rosholt (+140), 14-2-0

Weight: 265 lbs
Height: 6' 2"
Birth Date: 1986-08-04
Place of Birth: Arlington, Texas, United States

Win %: 87.5%
Knockout %: 25%
Submission %: 18.75%

Recent Fights

--

vs Stefan Struve @ UFC 193 (November 15, 2015)
Result: Win - Decision (unanimous), Round 3, 5:00

vs Timothy Johnson @ UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Saint Preux (August 8, 2015)
Result: Win - Decision (unanimous), Round 3, 5:00

vs Josh Copeland @ UFC 185 (March 14, 2015)
Result: Win - TKO (punches), Round 3, 3:12

vs Oleksiy Oliynyk @ UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson (November 22, 2014)
Result: Loss - KO (punches), Round 1, 3:21

vs Soa Palelei @ UFC Fight Night: Te-Huna vs. Marquardt (June 28, 2014)
Result: Win - Decision (unanimous), Round 3, 5:00

--

Roy Nelson -170 | 1.59 | 3/5
Jared Rosholt +140 | 2.4 | 7/5

Roy Nelson has a 62.89% chance of winning
Jared Rosholt has a 41.67% chance of winning

A successful $100 wager on Roy Nelson would yield a total profit of $59
A successful $100 wager on Jared Rosholt would yield a total profit of $140


Click Here To Join Our UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs Lee Betting Mailing List