Matchmaker, matchmaker: Roy Nelson and Daniel Cormier among the fights made

Maggie Hendricks

The matchmakers of the MMA world have been busy lately, so let's see what they have done.

-- Roy Nelson has re-signed with the UFC and agreed to a fight with Daniel Cormier at UFC 166 in Houston. The Houston Chronicle reports it's the co-main event for the fight card headlined by Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos for the heavyweight belt. Cormier and Nelson have been jawing at each other for weeks, and Cormier even drew up a "fight contract" for their bout.

-- Pat Healy's suspension for testing positive for marijuana is up this week. His next fight is also set. Healy will fight undefeated lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 165 in September.

-- Kurt Pellegrino retired after his 2011 loss to Patricky Freire in Bellator. He is coming out of retirement to fight Saul Almeida at a Bellator show in Atlantic City in November.

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