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“The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale” took place Saturday inside The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Roy Nelson (Pictured) battered Matt Mitrione with a barrage of bombs in the show’s featured attraction. “Meathead” appeared to be in pronominal shape and his standup seemed much improved, as he continued to nail Nelson with several lethal kicks. However, Nelson was unfazed and blistered Mitrione with a right hook that spelled the beginning of the end. Colton Smith dominated Mike Ricci in the night’s co-main event to take the TUF 16 tournament. Smith secures his future with the UFC by winning a six-figure contract. Quick Results (Play-by-Play): Preliminary Card: (Facebook) Tim Elliott Defeated Jared Papazian via Unanimous Decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-26) Mike Rio Defeated John Cofer via Submission (Armbar) at 4:11 in the 3rdRound Hugo Viana Defeated Reuben Duran via TKO (Punches) at 4:05 in the 1stRound (FUEL TV) T.J. Waldburger Defeated Nick Catone via Submission (Triangle Choke) at 1:04 in the 2ndRound Rustam Khabilov Defeated Vinc Pichel via KO (Suplex and Punches) at 2:15 in the 1stRound Johnny Bedford Defeated Marcos Vinicius via TKO (Strikes) at 1:00 in the 2ndRound Mike Pyle Defeated James Head via TKO (Knee) at 1:55 in the 1stRound Main Card: (FX) Dustin Poirier Defeated Jonathan Brookins via Submission (D’arce Choke) at 4:15 in the 1stRound Jamie Varner vs. Melvin Guillard (Rescheduled for UFC 155) Pat Barry Defeated Shane Del Rosario via KO (Punches) at :26 in the 2ndRound Colton Smith Defeated Mike Ricci via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26) (Smith wins TUF 16 welterweight tournament) Roy Nelson Defeated Matt Mitrione via TKO (Punches) at 2:58 in the 1stRound Fight Night Bonuses: Fight of the Night: Tim Elliott and Jared Papazian ($40,000/each) Submission of the Night: T.J. Waldburger ($40,000) Knockout of the Night: Pat Barry ($40,000) Post-Fight Press Conference Notes: According to UFC president Dana White, 2,500 fans packed the arena, garnering a live gate of $318,525.

UFC The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale results and wrap up

On Saturday night the UFC brought the live finale of the American version of the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter to television once again on FX. Coach Roy Nelson battled late replacement fighter Matt Mitrione in the main event.

UFC The Ultimate Fighter 16 finale predictions and preview

A UFC heavyweight clash headlines the event in what was originally scheduled to be a coach’s battle, an injury to Shane Carwin forced his withdrawal from the event and Matt Mitrione has stepped in to fight opposing coach Roy Nelson

'TUF 16 Finale: Nelson vs. Mitrione' weigh video replay and results

It's official, all 24 fighters have made weight in preparation for their respective fights tomorrow night inside of the Vegas Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. We've provided the full video replay and written results below for your convenience. Main Card (FX) • Heavyweight Bout: Roy Nelson (252) vs. Matt Mitrione (257) • Welterweight Tournament Final: Mike Ricci (171) vs...

TUF 16 Finale Results – Nelson vs. Mitrione, Ricci vs. Smith

The 16th season of The Ultimate Fighter comes to a conclusion tonight from The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Mike Ricci will battle Colton Smith in the finals for the opportunity to earn a six figure contract from the UFC. In the main event of the night features a clash of heavyweights Roy Nelson and Matt Mitrione. Three preliminary card bouts will be streamed...

TUF: Nelson vs Carwin Finale Pick 'Em Contest Results

  Congratulations to jordan v. who won our TUF: Nelson vs Carwin Finale Pick 'Em Contest.  Next Pick 'Em Contest will be our last one for 2012 - UFC 155 on Dec 29th.  And, as per usual, we'll be giving out fabulous prizes to the year's top Pick 'Em performers at the end of 2012.  Thanks for playing! Consensus Picks ...

The Weekend in Violence Playlist (Dec 14 - 16): TUF KO's, Arlovski, and Bellator Season Finale

From Vegas to Hammond, Indiana. From Australia to Moscow, and then back to Vegas. Here are is the 'Weekend in Violence' playlist from the jam packed MMA weekend of December 14th - 16th, 2012. 1. Dustin Poirier and Pat Barry post-fight interviews and fight highlights from TUF 16.  Poirer sunk in the d'arce on Brookins to get back on track to his inevitable title shot...

The Ultimate Fighter: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson Finale Results

Main Card (FX) Weight Class Method Round Time Notes Heavyweight Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione Welterweight Colton Smith vs Mike Ricci Note 1 Heavyweight Pat Barry vs. Shane del Rosario Lightweight Melvin Guillard vs. Jamie Varner Featherweight Dustin Poirier vs. Jonathan Brookins Preliminary Card (Fuel TV) Welterweight Mike Pyle vs. James Head Bantamweight Johnny Bedford [...]

‘The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale’ Salaries Released

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the official salaries for all of the contestants who competed in Saturday’s “The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale” event. Roy Nelson (Pictured) was the card’s highest earner. “Big Country” scored $48,000, with half of his paycheck coming via win bonus, for his TKO victory over Matt Mitrione in the show’s featured contest....

‘The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale’ Complete Betting Odds

How did you fare with last night’s fights in Australia? If your wallets are starting to run on fumes, no worries because the UFC comes storming back less than 24 hours later with another set of investment options. “The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale” takes place Saturday night and features a heavyweight scrap between Matt Mitrione (Pictured) and Roy Nelson. Mitrione checks in as...

‘The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale’ Live Weigh-Ins Video at 5PM ET/2PM PT

The official weigh-ins for “The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale” take place today inside The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on starting at 5PM ET/2PM PT. A heavyweight scrap between replacement Matt Mitrione (Pictured) and Roy Nelson headlines Saturday’s show. “Big Country” was originally slated...
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