Event Details
  • Organization: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Event: The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale
  • Date: December 15th, 2012
  • Location: Las Vegas Nevada USA
  • Attendance: 2427
Fight 1 - Flyweight Bout
  • Matchup: Jared Papazian vs. Tim Elliott
  • Division:
  • Format: 3 Rnd (5-5-5)
  • Result: Tim Elliott via Decision - Unanimous (Illegal Knee by Papazian Glenn Trowbridge 26 - 30. Junichiro Kamijo 25 - 30. Roy Silbert 25 - 30.)
  • Time: Round 3 @ 5:00
  • Referee: Chris Tognoni
  • Bonus: 1 0
Fight 2 - Lightweight Bout
  • Matchup: Mike Rio vs. John Cofer
  • Division:
  • Format: 3 Rnd (5-5-5)
  • Result: Mike Rio via Submission (Armbar From Bottom Guard)
  • Time: Round 3 @ 4:11
  • Referee: Kim Winslow
  • Bonus: 0 0
Fight 3 - Bantamweight Bout
  • Matchup: Reuben Duran vs. Hugo Viana
  • Division:
  • Format: 3 Rnd (5-5-5)
  • Result: Hugo Viana via KO/TKO (Punch to Head At Distance)
  • Time: Round 1 @ 4:05
  • Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
  • Bonus: 0 0
Fight 4 - Welterweight Bout
  • Matchup: TJ Waldburger vs. Nick Catone
  • Division:
  • Format: 3 Rnd (5-5-5)
  • Result: TJ Waldburger via Submission (Triangle Choke From Bottom Guard Technical Submission)
  • Time: Round 2 @ 1:04
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Bonus: 0 1
Fight 5 - Lightweight Bout
Fight 6 - Bantamweight Bout
Fight 7 - Welterweight Bout
  • Matchup: Mike Pyle vs. James Head
  • Division:
  • Format: 3 Rnd (5-5-5)
  • Result: Mike Pyle via KO/TKO (Knee to Head In Clinch)
  • Time: Round 1 @ 1:55
  • Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
  • Bonus: 0 0
Fight 8 - Featherweight Bout
Fight 9 - Heavyweight Bout
  • Matchup: Pat Barry vs. Shane del Rosario
  • Division:
  • Format: 3 Rnd (5-5-5)
  • Result: Pat Barry via KO/TKO (Punch to Head At Distance)
  • Time: Round 2 @ 0:26
  • Referee: Kim Winslow
  • Bonus: 0 1
Fight 10 - Ultimate Fighter 16 Welterweight Tournament Title Bout
  • Matchup: Colton Smith vs. Mike Ricci
  • Division:
  • Format: 3 Rnd + OT (5-5-5-5)
  • Result: Colton Smith via Decision - Unanimous (Doug Crosby 30 - 26. Tony Weeks 30 - 27. Roy Silbert 30 - 27.)
  • Time: Round 3 @ 5:00
  • Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
  • Bonus: 0 0
Fight 11 - Heavyweight Bout
  • Matchup: Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione
  • Division:
  • Format: 5 Rnd (5-5-5-5-5)
  • Result: Roy Nelson via KO/TKO (Punch to Head At Distance)
  • Time: Round 1 @ 2:58
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Bonus: 0 0