TUF 16 Live Blog: Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione

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This is the TUF 16 live blog for Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione, a heavyweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

Nelson, who has lost three of his past five fights, will square off against Mitrione, who has won four of his past five fights, in the main event.

Check out the live blog below.

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Round 1: Herb Dean is your main event referee. Both guys try to figure out their range early, clearly respecting one another's power. Nelson checks a Mitrione high kick and follows up with a combo. Nelson bodylocks Mitrione. Mitrione reverses position and lands a knee. Mitrione throws an elbow on the break. Mtirione with a kick to the body and Nelson is throwing big rights. Mitrione kicks low. Midway through the round. Nelson with a big right. Nelson drops him with an uppercut, starts raining down big right hands, and that's all she wrote as Dean steps in and stops it.

Roy Nelson def. Matt Mitrione via TKO at 2:58 of round one.

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