Found December 16, 2012 on
The TUF 16 Finale provided an exciting night of fights from The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
Colton Smith used a dominating ground game to defeat Mike Ricci to become this season Ultimate Fighter 16 winner. In the main event of the night, Roy Nelson recorded a first round finish with a technical knockout of Matt Mitrione.
At the conclusion of the event UFC officials announced that the following fighters were awarded $40K bonuses for their performances.
Fight of the Night – Tim Elliott vs. Jared Papazian
Knockout of the Night – Pat Barry
Submission of the Night – TJ Waldburger
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After a spectacular night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Pat Barry (Pictured), T.J. Waldburger, Tim Elliott and Jared Papazian each an additional $40,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale.”
Nine of the night’s 11 scraps ended before the final horn, so White had plenty of bouts to choose from.
After losing the opening...
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...