UFC 159: 5 Fights for Roy Nelson to Take Next

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UFC 159: 5 Fights for Roy Nelson to Take Next
Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Roy Nelson took out Cheick Kongo at UFC 159 with a swift overhand right. "Big Country's" power claimed another victim in the first round.

That makes three straight TKO or KO victories for Nelson. The No. 6 heavyweight could possibly move up another notch or two in the organizational rankings.

It is clear that Nelson will have a premier bout in his next Octagon appearance, but is unclear whom he will meet. Several top fighters are already booked, and timing may be the biggest factor in selecting Nelson's next opponent.

Here are five fights that Nelson could take for his next appearance inside the Octagon.

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