Pat Barry booked for December bout with Shane Del Rosario

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale just got heavier. As if the main event bout between Shane Carwin and Roy Nelson wasn’t enough, it has been reported that Pat Barry and Shane del Rosario will also fight on the card in a heavyweight scuffle.

The card is set for December 15 and will also feature the final from the ongoing season of TUF in addition to bouts such as Mike Pyle-James Head and Dustin Poirier-Jonathan Brookins.

The fight was revealed by MMAJunkie.

Barry is coming off of a knockout loss to Lavar Johnson at UFC on FOX 3 and finds himself in need of a win.  With the loss to Johnson, Barry is 2-4 since 2010. His last victory came in January of this year when he knocked out Christian Morecraft midway through the first round of their rumble.

Del Rosario was undefeated and riding an eleven-fight winning streak, including 3-0 in the Strikeforce heavyweight division, when he made his UFC debut against Stipe Miocic. Del Rosario had finished all eleven of his previous opponents and had only left the first frame a single time, though Miocic was able to overwhelm him and eventually took home the stoppage win.

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