MENU
#UFC Fight Night 117 #UFC Fight Night 52 #Bellator 183 #Jessica Andrade #Claudia Gadelha #Ovince St. Preux #Paul Daley #Lorenz Larkin #Gokhan Saki #Fight Night Pittsburgh #Roy Nelson #Javy Ayala


shawn-jordanPat Barry and Shawn Jordan promised to kick off the UFC 161 main card on Saturday night in Winnipeg with a knockout, and they delivered.

All smiles before the fight, and all hugs after, the two heavyweight friends engaged from the opening bell.

Barry started things off with a high kick and followed that a short time later with a straight right hand, but that would be the end of his attacks, as Jordan didn’t give him any other opportunities.

Jordan leapt at Barry, landing a right uppercut that dazed him. He followed that with another uppercut, and then blitzed him with punches until Barry fell to the mat, covering up.

Jordan jack-hammered Barry’s head with left hands until the referee stopped the fight just 59 seconds into the opening round.

It was a bittersweet victory for Jordan, considering that Barry is a good friend of his, but it gave him back-to-back wins for the first time during his UFC tenure.

“Everybody else has normal jobs you have to work every day. We’re friends, but this is a job,” said Jordan after the fight. “This is a huge victory. It’s bittersweet because it’s Pat.”

Jordan’s professional record improved to 15-4 with the victory, and more importantly, finally gave him some momentum to build off of as he attempts to climb the heavyweight ranks.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Comments

Show Comments

Related News

Thiago 'Marreta' Santos meets Polish veteran Michal Materla at UFC Gdansk

  • 26 days ago
  • 9 views

Michal Materla, a veteran Polish fighter, makes his UFC debut in front of his home-country fans this fall against Thiago “Marreta” Santos.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

After Mayweather-McGregor streaming debacle, why won't the UFC use the R-word?

  • 26 days ago
  • 20 views

Showtime has promised a refund to fans who paid for “The Money Fight,” but didn’t get it. But the UFC has conspicuously avoided the R-word.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

Floyd Mayweather Beats Conor McGregor by TKO (Fight Highlights) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 28 days ago
  • 67 views

(Courtesy of UFC) Check out some of the best action from the megafight between UFC champion Conor McGregor and unbeaten boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. TRENDING > Conor McGregor Only Won 1 Round Agai read news >>

Conor McGregor Says He Will Return to UFC After TKO Loss to Floyd Mayweather

  • 28 days ago
  • 6 views

UFC fans rejoice: Conor McGregor is apparently coming back to your sport. Floyd Mayweather Jr. handed McGregor a defeat via technical knockout Saturday in Las Vegas in the latter's first professional read news >>

Evander Holyfield Believes the Mayweather vs. McGregor Fight Was Stopped Early | MMAWeekly.com

  • 27 days ago
  • 23 views

Following Floyd "Money" Mayweather's 10th-round stoppage of UFC champion Conor McGregor on Saturday, a lot of people thought the fight was stopped prematurely. read news >>

Conor McGregor Says He Will Return to UFC After TKO Loss to Floyd Mayweather

  • 28 days ago
  • 73 views

UFC fans rejoice: Conor McGregor is apparently coming back to your sport. Floyd Mayweather Jr. handed McGregor a defeat via technical knockout Saturday in Las Vegas in the latter's first professional read news >>

UFC-Rotterdam results: Marion Reneau batters Talita Oliveira for late 3rd-round TKO

  • 22 days ago
  • 19 views

Marion Reneau found herself in some tough situations but eventually blasted away with punches from top position to earn a TKO win late.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Alexander Volkov's win gives the UFC something it needs – a new, young heavyweight contender

  • 22 days ago
  • 11 views

With Alexander Volkov’s third-round TKO win over Stefan Struve at UFC Fight Night 115, the UFC has a new heavyweight contender to work with. Even better, this one happens to have been born within the read news >>

Twitter Mailbag: Demetrious Johnson chases UFC history, makes a questionable nickname change

  • 17 days ago
  • 111 views

Should we be concerned about Ray Borg missing weight? What about Demetrious Johnson’s new nickname? That and more in this Twitter Mailbag.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

Nunes' destructive finishes makes Saturday can't-miss

  • 17 days ago
  • 1 views

UFC.com's Matt Parrino joins NESN.com's Andre Khatchaturian to discuss the UFC 215 main event, featuring Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko. The two analysts break down what each fighter needs to d read news >>