Nelson (13-4) had an impressive run in the IFL, going 7-1, losing only to “Big” Ben Rothwell at IFL “Moline”. Since the demise of the IFL, Nelson has gone 0-2, losing to Andrei Arlovski at EliteXC “Heat” and Jeff Monson at “March Badness”.
Wes Sims (22-12-1, 0-3 UFC) made his UFC debut against Frank Mir back at UFC 43. Sims lost that fight by DQ after an illegal kick to a downed Frank Mir. Sims and Mir re-matched at UFC 46, Mir came out the victor with a second round KO. His last fight in the UFC was a knock out loss to Mike Kyle at UFC 47.
Sims and Nelson will look to get their careers back on track with The Ultimate Fighter 10. They will be join by famed street brawler Kimbo Slice as well as two former NFL players Brendan Schaub and Marcus Jones.