UFC heavyweight Junior Dos Santos announced today that will be facing off against Roy “Big Country” Nelson on August 17th.
“Fight confirmed, Roy Nelson is my next opponent. I hope to have support from all my fans,” Dos Santos reported on his Twitter.
And even though Dos Santos didn’t announce the location of the fight, it was reported earlier this month that the two would face off at UFC 117, which takes place in Oakland, California.
Dos Santos current record is 11-1 with his last bout being against Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC Live: Vera vs. Jones, where Junior knocked him out in the first round.
Meanwhile Nelson hold a 15-4 record and was last seen at UFC Live: Vera vs. Jones as well, where he put Stefan Struve to sleep in the first round.