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Report: Stefan Struve Vs. Roy Nelson At UFN In North Carolina

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From Fighters Only:

Dutch heavyweight Stefan Struve will be facing TUF10 season winner Roy ‘Big Country’ in his next fight, Fighters Only can reveal. The fight is set to take place at UFC Fight Night 21 in North Carolina and at least one of the fighters is understood to have returned a signed bout agreement.

Struve is coming off that exciting win over Paul Buentello at UFC 107 where he was able to take that one by decision and he's currently riding a 3 fight winning streak.  Of course, Roy Nelson just won the TUF championship by knocking out Brendan Schaub at the TUF 10 Finale.  Personally, I'm not a fan of this fight as I think they should give Struve time to mature as a fighter.  We saw how he struggled at times against a veteran like Buentello who's primarily a striker that doesn't want to go to the ground.  I think Nelson could be matched up with someone a little higher in the division due to him being a veteran, plus he ain't no spring chicken as he's already 33 yrs old.  However, this one will take place in North Carolina so I won't complain too much :).