April 18, 2024

Gunnar Nelson

Quick Facts about Gunnar nelson

  • Full Name: Gunnar Lúðvík Nelson 
  • Gender: Male
  • Birth Country: Akureyri, Iceland
  • Net Worth: $3 Million
  • Date of Birth: 28 July 1988
  • Age: 33 Years
  • Nationality: Icelandic
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Nickname: Gunni

Gunnar Nelson is an American singer-songwriter and musician who is a member of the multi-platinum-selling band Nelson, which had a #1 success with the track “(Can’t Live Without Your) Love and Affection” in 1990. His twin brother Matthew Nelson is also a member of the band. His father, pop musician Ricky Nelson, and mother, actress Kristin Harmon, sister of TV legend Mark Harmon, were also entertainers, as were his paternal grandparents, bandleader Ozzie Nelson and singer Harriet Nelson Nelson of The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952) fame.

Gunnar Nelson UFC Record

In July 2012, Gunnar signed a multi-fight contract with the UFC. He is the first Icelandic fighter to fight for the organization. On September 29, 2012, Gunnar was set to make his promotional debut against Pascal Krauss at UFC on Fuel TV: Struve vs. Miocic. However, Krauss was pushed out of the fight due to injury (Rich Attonito was then linked to facing Gunnar, but he also backed out due to weight issues), and Gunnar was set to face DaMarques Johnson at a catchweight contest of 175 pounds, but his opponent was unable to meet the weight requirements. The battle was fought at a weight of 183 pounds (Gunnar weighed in at 175 lbs). At 3:34 of the first round, Gunnar submitted Johnson with a rear-naked choke.

On February 16, 2013, Gunnar was set to fight Justin Edwards at UFC on Fuel TV: Baro vs. McDonald. However, due to an injury, Edwards was forced to withdraw from the fight and was replaced by returning veteran Jorge Santiago. Gunnar was declared the winner after a unanimous verdict (29–28, 29–28, and 30–27). On May 25, 2013, Gunnar was set to face Mike Pyle at UFC 160. However, due to an injury, Gunnar withdrew from the fight and was replaced by Rick Story. On March 8, 2014, Gunnar returned to the UFC to face Omari Akhmedov at UFC Fight Night 37. Gunnar won the bout in the first round through submission. He also received his first Performance of the Night bonus award as a result of his victory.

Gunnar Nelson Retired

Gunnar Nelson recently fought in the UFC in September of this year, losing a unanimous decision against number one welterweight contender Gilbert Burns. Nelson has been out of the UFC since then, most likely owing to the COVID-19 epidemic, which has resulted in various lockdowns and travel restrictions around the world.

Nelson hasn’t fought in almost a year, but he’s still busy in the gym, coaching and training at Mjolnir MMA in Iceland, his home gym. Nelson is expected to return to the octagon soon, with 2021 looking up to be a good year for the UFC.

Gunnar Nelson Sherdog

Sherdog is a mixed martial arts (MMA) website based in the United States (MMA). It also features a number of forums and discussion sections dedicated to various aspects of MMA, such as records, promotions, and so on. The site is part of the CraveOnline network and supplies ESPN.com with MMA-related content. In 1997, photographer Jeff Sherwood (nicknamed “Sherdog”) created Sherdog, which was further enhanced with the help of Garrett Poe.

The Sherdog Radio Network, an internet-only sports discussion network featuring Sherdog writers and workers, is also based at Sherdog. The Savage Dog Show, presented by Greg Savage and Jeff Sherwood, Beatdown, hosted by TJ De Santis and a number of co-hosts, It’s Time, hosted by Bruce Buffer, and The Jordan Breen Show have all aired on a weekly basis.

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