Patrick Joseph Barry (born July 7, 1979) is a professional Heavyweight mixed martial artist, from New Orleans, Louisiana. He is currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship and fights out of Grudge Training Center in Arvada, Colorado.
Mixed Martial ArtsEdit
Barry made his MMA debut on May 30, 2008 with the Combat USA organization. Whilst there he fought 3 times over 4 months, winning two fights via TKO with leg kicks, and the other fight by KO, ending each of the bouts in the first round.
On December 27, 2008, Barry made his successful debut in the UFC against Dan Evensen, at UFC 92, injuring the Norwegian's left knee with a brutal right low kick (the 3rd such kick of the round) at 2:36 of Round 1. Barry lost to UFC newcomer Tim Hague via submission at UFC 98. His last fight was against Antoni Hardonk on October 24, 2009 at UFC 104. Barry won by second round TKO. After weathering several leg kicks in the first round from Hardonk, Barry found his range in the second round with fast jab combinations, hurting Hardonk several times before dropping him, following up with strikes to finish the fight at 2:30 of round 2 for a TKO victory.===
Barry earned Knockout of the Night and Fight of the Night honors at UFC 104. The event earned him $120,000. In an interview, Barry said he was broke, lived on ketchup and rice, and was about to be evicted in six days . Despite heavy financial burden, this fight was personal for Barry as he was fighting a member of Ernesto Hoost's camp. Barry claimed that Hoost, a former K-1 champion, gave up on him, resulting in a falling-out between the two. Barry also said that he waited five years for validation and finally got it when he defeated Antoni Hardonk.
Barry was next scheduled to fight Gilbert Yvel, but his opponent was later changed. He is now expected to fight Mirko Filipović at UFC 115 in Vancouver, Canada Barry fought MMA legend Mirko Filipović on June 12, 2010, Barry had success early, rocking Mirko twice in the first round. In round three Barry was dropped by a combination and finished with a rear-naked choke. Barry returned against Joey Beltran at UFC: Fight for the Troops 2 in Texas. Barry earned a unanimous decision.
On June 26, 2011, Barry faced fellow Kickboxer Cheick Kongo at UFC Live 4. Barry dropped Kongo twice early and almost finished the French fighter, However Kongo came back and threw two right hooks that knocked Barry out at 2:39in round one. Many people consider the fight with Kongo to be one of the greatest comebacks ever. Barry then fought Stefan Struve at UFC Live 6. In round two Struve slapped on a triangle choke, Barry tried slamming out before submitting to Struve. Barry then scored a first round KO against Christian Morecraft on January 22, 2012.
Pat Barry was then paired up with hard hitting Lavar Johnson at UFC on Fox 3. Barry lost by TKO in the first round. Pat then fought former Muay Thai champion Shane Del Rosario at The Ultimate Fighter Season 16 Finale. Barry won via knockout in round two. Barry's next fight was against Shawn Jordon on June 15, 2013. Barry was finished early by TKO (punches) in round one. After the fight, Pat Barry's manager claimed that Barry took a finger to the eye and that was why he went down.
Titles and awardsEdit
- Knockout and Fight of the Night (against Antoni Hardonk at UFC 104)
- 2008 Combat USA Heavyweight champion
- 2005 Kings of Kickboxing tournament champion.
- 2004 U.S. Open Sanshou champion.
- 2003 U.S. Open Sanshou champion.
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|5||0 wins||0 losses|
|Loss||8–7||Soa Palelei||KO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Bigfoot||December 7, 2013||1||2:09||Brisbane, Queensland, Australia|
|Loss||8–6||Shawn Jordan||TKO (punches)||UFC 161||June 15, 2013||1||0:59||Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada|
|Win||8–5||Shane del Rosario||KO (punches)||The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale||December 15, 2012||2||0:26||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Knockout of the Night.|
|Loss||7–5||Lavar Johnson||TKO (punches)||UFC on Fox: Diaz vs. Miller||May 5, 2012||1||4:38||East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States|
|Win||7–4||Christian Morecraft||KO (punches)||UFC on FX: Guillard vs. Miller||January 20, 2012||1||3:38||Nashville, Tennessee, United States||Fight of the Night.|
|Loss||6–4||Stefan Struve||Submission (triangle armbar)||UFC Live: Cruz vs. Johnson||October 1, 2011||2||3:22||Washington D.C., United States|
|Loss||6–3||Cheick Kongo||KO (punches)||UFC Live: Kongo vs. Barry||June 26, 2011||1||2:39||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Win||6–2||Joey Beltran||Decision (unanimous)||UFC: Fight For The Troops 2||January 22, 2011||3||5:00||Fort Hood, Texas, United States|
|Loss||5–2||Mirko Filipović||Submission (rear naked choke)||UFC 115||June 12, 2010||3||4:30||Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
|Win||5–1||Antoni Hardonk||TKO (punches)||UFC 104||October 24, 2009||2||2:30||Los Angeles, California, United States||Fight of the Night. Knockout of the Night.|
|Loss||4–1||Tim Hague||Submission (guillotine choke)||UFC 98||May 23, 2009||1||1:42||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||4–0||Dan Evensen||TKO (leg kicks)||UFC 92||December 27, 2008||1||2:36||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||3–0||Simon Diouf||TKO (leg kicks)||Combat USA: Battle in the Bay 8||August 22, 2008||1||1:50||Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States||Won Combat USA Heavyweight Championship|
|Win||2–0||John George||KO (head kick)||Combat USA: Fight Night||June 28, 2008||1||0:49||Harris, Michigan, United States|
|Win||1–0||Mike Delaney||TKO (leg kicks)||Combat USA: Battle in the Bay 7||May 30, 2008||1||3:25||Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States|
- ↑ Antoni Hardonk vs. Pat Barry Likely for UFC 104
- ↑ UFC fighter was eating ketchup and rice before UFC 104
- ↑ http://www.fiveknuckles.com/mma-news/UFC-104-post-fight-interview-with-Pat-Barry.html. FiveKnuckles.com. Retrieved on November 29, 2009.
- ↑ http://mmajunkie.com/news/18106/gilbert-yvel-to-meet-ben-rothwell-not-pat-barry-at-ufc-115-in-vancouver.mma
- ↑ http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2010/6/13/1515570/ufc-115-results-mirko-cro-cop
- ↑ http://www.ufc.com/event/fight-for-the-troops-2
- ↑ http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/06/26/cheick-kongo-knocks-out-pat-barry-in-stunning-ufc-brawl
- ↑ http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/sports/mma/post/2011-10-01/pat-barry-stefan-struve/550008/1
- ↑ http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/news/379349/Barry-KOs-Morecraft-in-highlight-worthy-fashion-to-open-UFC-on-FX/
- ↑ http://mmajunkie.com/2012/05/ufc-on-fox-3-results-johny-hendricks-vs-josh-koscheck/
- ↑ http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/news/435069/Barry-brutally-KOs-Delrosario-in-the-2nd/
- ↑ http://mmakanvas.ninemsn.com.au/articles/news/534/jordan-finishes-barry-in-under-a-minute-at-ufc-161.html
- ↑ http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1675973-manager-eye-poke-ended-pat-barrys-night-at-ufc-161-not-a-knockout
- ↑ http://www.mmamania.com/2013/12/6/5184292/ufc-fight-night-33-results-soa-palelei-knocks-out-pat-barry
- ↑ UFC 104 fighter bonuses: Struve, Barry and Hardonk earn $60k awards; Johnson snubbed
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