Roy Nelson notches quick UFC 146 KO

Maggie Hendricks

On a night of great knockouts, Roy Nelson's stiffening KO of Dave Herman at UFC 146 on Saturday evening stood out.

Nelson used an overhand right to knock Herman out. Herman immediately sat down, and dazed, tried to wrestle the referee. The bout was called 51 seconds into the first round. Afterwards, Nelson jumped to the top of the cage and did his signature celebration move of rubbing his belly.

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The win was important for Nelson, who lost three of his previous four bouts. He needed a win to stay relevant in the heavyweight division.

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