Originally written on MMA Interplay  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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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