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Sources: Mirko Filipovic-Roy Nelson set

Updated: July 13, 2011, 7:54 PM ET
By Brett Okamoto | ESPN.com

A heavyweight fight between Mirko Filipovic and Roy Nelson has been booked for the UFC 137 card Oct. 29 in Las Vegas, sources told ESPN.com on Wednesday.

Filipovic first broke the news to a Croatian sports show Tuesday.

Both fighters have struggled as of late, combining for zero wins in their last four contests.

After beginning 2010 with back-to-back wins, Filipovic (27-9-2) has suffered brutal knockout losses to Frank Mir and Brendan Schaub during the last 10 months.

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