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If Pat Barry never engaged in any antics he'd probably still be liked by fans as much as he is. A hardnosed kickboxer with a tendency to go for broke on his feet, Barry is the sort of brawling heavyweight that gives the "just bleed" crowd a thrill every time he's in the cage.
Outside the cage the mercurial Barry is such an oddity that curmudgeons like Brock Lesnar and Mirko "Cro Cop" Filopovic have become good friends and training partners. There aren't too many people in MMA who have anything really negative to say about Barry. He's such a character that you forget that he possesses some of the hardest (and best) striking in the division.
That Barry seems to be overlooked because of odd things, like getting Cro Cop on video singing "California Dreaming." It was one of the more amusing MMA videos of the past year, admittedly, but being an entertaining fighter and person only goes so far in the UFC. Eventually you have to win a fight or...
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Pat Barry broke a two-fight losing skid with a first-round knockout of Christian Morecraft at UFC on FX 1 in Nashville on Friday. The path to Barry's knockout win was paved with a much better ground game from Barry.
As the fight started, Morecraft caught Barry's kick, took Barry down, and immediately tried for a rear naked choke. Morecraft wasn't in good position for...
UFC on FX 1 MMA fight videos of Pat Barry vs. Christian Morecraft.
Pat Barry vs. Christian Morecraft fight tonight on the UFC on FX 1: Guillard vs. Miller card in Nashville, Tennessee.
The majority of the fighters on UFC on FX: Guillard vs. Miller card put on a great show. 6/10 of the fights finished in the first round (2 KO’s and 4 submissions). Here are the fighters who were awarded $45k in fight bonuses: Fight of the Night: Pat Barry vs. Christian Morecraft Knockout of the [...]
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Consensus picks:Jim Miller: 61%Duane Ludwig: 61%Mike Easton: 83%Pat Barry: 86%Jorge Rivera: 55%UFC on FX 1 Pick 'Em Results
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Fighters Duane Ludwig, Josh Neer, Melvin Guillard, Jim Miller, Pat Barry, Christian Morecraft, Mike Easton were on hand for media members at a MMA gym in Nashville, Tennessee. January 18, 2012. Photos courtesy of UFC.com