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Roy “Big Country” Nelson – MMA Championship Fighter

Ricos Ambassador

Roy “Big Country” Nelson, UFC MMA Champion, Ricos’ official brand ambassador.

Roy “Big Country” Nelson resides in Las Vegas and currently competes in the Heavyweight division of Bellator MMA. He is also a proud family man. He is a UFC TUF Champion, IFL Grand Prix Champion and 3-Time IFL Champion. Nelson has a legion of fans on social media. Prior to making his debut as a mixed martial artist in 2004, Nelson was an elementary schoolteacher and program coordinator for an after-school program because of his love for teaching kids and encouraging them to stay in school.

Next Fight:


Headlining Bellator 231

Opponent: Frank Mir

Friday October, 25th

Location: Mohegan Sun

Big Country’s Favorite Recipes

Roy “Big Country” Nelson’s Fighter Nachos
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Ricos World Famous Gourmet Nachos
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World Famous Gourmet Nachos

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