Shane Carwin Injured; Roy Nelson vs Matt Mitrione Headlines The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale


Roy Nelson

  • 17-7 MMA / 4-3 UFC Record
  • Won 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Brendan Schaub, Stefan Struve, Mirko Cro Cop

Matt Mitrione

  • 5-1 MMA / 5-1 UFC Record
  • Won 5 of Last 6 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Joey Beltran, Tim Hague, Christian Morecraft


The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale

December 15th, 2012

Las Vegas, Nevada

The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino


Roy Nelson has had mixed results during his time in the UFC, going 4-3 since winning the tenth season of the Ultimate Fighter. To his credit, his three loses have come to three of the best heavyweights in the world, losing decisions to Junior dos Santos, Frank Mir, and Fabricio Werdum. All four of Nelson’s wins in the UFC have come by way of knockout, including victories over Mirko ‘Cro Crop’ Filipovic, Stefan Struve, and Brendan Schaub.

Ultimate Fighter season 10 veteran, Matt Mitrione suffered his first career loss, when he lost a unanimous decision to Cheick Kongo at UFC 137. The loss snapped a five-fight win streak to start his young MMA career, including TKO victories over Kevin ‘Kimbo Slice’ Ferguson, Tim Hague, and Christian Morecraft.


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