The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale poster- TUF 16 Finale posterThe Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale (TUF 16 Finale)
Date: December 15, 2012
Venue: The Joint at the Hard Rock
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada


gate: $318,525
attendance: 2,500

Fighter Awards & Bonuses ($40,000 each)
– Knockout of the Night: Pat Barry
– Submission of the Night: TJ Waldburger
– Fight of The Night: Tim Elliot and Jared Papazian


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Main Card (on FX):
-Roy Nelson def. Matt Mitrione by KO at 2:58, R1
-Colton Smith def. Mike Ricci by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
-Pat Barry def. Shane Del Rosario by KO at :26, R2
-Melvin Guillard vs. Jamie Varner (Canceled due to Varner illness)
-Dustin Poirier def. Jonathan Brookins by submission (D’arce choke) at 4:15, R1

Preliminary Bouts (on Fuel TV):
-Mike Pyle def. James Head by TKO at 1:55, R1
-Johnny Bedford def. Marcos Vinicius by KO at 1:00, R2
-Rustam Khabilov def. Vinc Pichel by KO at 2:15, R1
-TJ Waldburger def. Nick Catone by submission (triangle choke) at , R2

Preliminary Bouts (on Facebook):
-Hugo Viana def. Reuben Duran by TKO at 4:05, R1
-Mike Rio def. John Cofer by submission (arm bar) at 4:11, R3
-Tim Elliot def. Jared Papazian by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-26)

TUF 16 Finale Start Times:
Prelims on Facebook: 5:35 p.m. ET/2:35 p.m. PT
Prelims on Fuel TV: 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT
Main Card on FX: 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m PT