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UFC 115: Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic Vs. Pat Barry

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Round 1: They touch gloves and exchange immediately. Barry with a leg kick. Barry lands a right hand and drops “Cro Cop.” He lets him up. They trade leg kicks. Barry lands another right that drops Filipovic, he does not look to follow him to the ground. “Cro Cop” pops back up but is in trouble. Announcer Joe Rogan points to the rapid swelling of Filipovic’s face as the sign of a possible broken jaw. Barry looking much quicker than “Cro Cop”. Filipovic lands a takedown and lands a nice combo as Barry gets up. Barry whiffs on a head kick. “Cro Cop” lands a nice one-two. Barry tries another head kick and it’s blocked. scores the round 10-9 for Barry.

Round 2: “Cro Cop” tries for a high kick and it’s blocked. He lands with a body kick. “Cro Cop” pushes forward and lands with a solid combo. “Cro Cop” misses a side kick and lands a straight left. They clinch and Filipovic pushes Barry against the cage, he gets a brief takedown but Barry pops back up. “Cro Cop” holding Barry against the cage and punching his thigh. THey are separated and take to the middle of the cage again. “Cro Cop” with a leg kick and then a side kick. He swings and knocks Barry off balance then goes for a guillotine as Barry is on the ground. He puts Barry on his back and lands in half guard. Barry trying to muscle off of the ground but Filipovic pushes him back down. “Cro Cop” gets into full mount. Barry rolls but gives up his back in the progress. “Cro Cop” has both hooks in. Filipovic looking for the rear naked choke but the clock is winding down. scores the round 10-9 for Filipovic

Round 3: The two men embrace before starting off the round. “Cro Cop” with a body kick and a nice punch combo. “Cro Cop” lands an axe kick. Seriously. They clinch in the middle of the cage. Barry drops “Cro Cop” again with a right but he pops right back up. “Cro Cop” pushing forward with punches. Filipovic with a nice leg kick. Barry with a nice left. “Cro Cop” with an uppercut. Barry looks tired and “Cro Cop” muscles him against the cage. “Cro Cop” with a nice elbow and uppercut against the cage. The ref separates them. “Cro Cop” teeing off on Barry. He drops him and hammers his face against the cage. “Cro Cop” goes for the rear naked choke and gets it.

Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic defeated Pat Barry via Submission (rear naked choke) at 4:30 of Round 3.