This is the TUF 16 live blog for Pat Barry vs. Shane del Rosario, a heavyweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
Barry, who has lost three of his last four fights, will square off against del Rosario, who lost his UFC debut this past May, on the main card.
Check out the live blog below.
Round 1: Referee Kim Winslow oversees the action. Del Rosario opens with a kick to the body. Barry answers with a leg kick. Del Rosario clinches, driving Barry against the fence. Barry briefly reverses. Del Rosario working short body shots with his left hand. Del Rosario backs away and both fighters retake the center of the cage. Barry connects with another leg kick. Del Rosario rushes in and drags the fight to the mat, taking Barry's back. Del Rosario hunting for a no-hooks choke. Barry defends and tries to shake del Rosario off. Del Rosario scrambles, retaking Barry's back. Barry muscles his way out and finds himself on top in side control. MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 for del Rosario.
Round 2: Del Rosario connects with a short uppercut. Barry answers with a huge overhand left that puts del Rosario on wobbly legs. Barry lunges forward with four more looping hooks. Del Rosario crumbles to the mat. Wow. This one is over.
Pat Barry def. Shane del Rosario via knockout (punches) at :26 of round 2.