Found December 17, 2012 on
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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.
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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.
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...
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!
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....
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 [...]