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Pat Barry

Pat "HD" Barry

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  • Given Name: Patrick Joseph Barry
  • Professional MMA Record: 8-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: HD
  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 35 | Date of Birth: 1979.07.07
  • Last Fight: December 06, 2013 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 237.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Roufusport MMA Academy
  • Height: 5'11" (181cm) | Reach: 74.5" (189cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $291,000 USD
  • Born: New Orleans East, Louisiana, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook
  • Head Coach: Master Shawn Liu
  • Other Coaches: Ernesto Hoost, Jeff Roufus

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Patrick Barry, a UFC heavyweight fighter known for his explosive striking power, began his professional fighting career in the ring rather than the cage, compiling a professional kickboxing record of 18-6 before transitioning to mixed martial arts in 2008. Barry won his first four MMA bouts, including one in the UFC, before getting caught in a first-round submission during his UFC 98 bout with Tim Hague. Following the loss to Hague, Barry defeated one-time training partner and rival kickboxer Antoni Hardonk by TKO in the second round. Barry was then choked out by a personal idol of his, Mirko Filipovic, in their UFC contest after controlling the action in the early going.


Although he has been working on his ground game since transitioning to MMA, Barry is quickly establishing himself as one of the most feared strikers in the UFC. More impressive than his power, however, is the fact that Barry stands only 5’11” and weighs in on the lower end of the heavyweight range, making him one of the smallest fighters in the division.


Barry’s nickname, “HD,” means “Hype or Die,” a playful reference to the hype he has received from his fans since joining the UFC in 2009. Prior to his matching Fight of the Night and Knockout of the Night bonuses gained in his win over Hardonk, Barry was nearly evicted from his living space and did not have any food the week before the fight.


On January 28, 2014, Barry released a statement on his official Facebook account announcing an indefinite leave from mixed martial arts. Barry cited his lack of enthusiasm for the grappling aspects of the sport and hinted at a desire to get back to his roots. Given the re-ignition of professional kickboxing with GLORY Kickboxing's move to Spike TV in 2013, it's possible he could seek out a home with the striking-based promotion. 

Last updated 04.09.2014, 4:12 PM ET
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Pat Barry Heavyweight Ranking History

Pat Barry MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
2:09 Round 1 of 3

Soa Palelei
8-6-0 20-3-0

UFC Fight Night 33: Hunt vs. Bigfoot
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2013.12.06
Odds: -170 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 237.0 lbs | Referee: Steve Perceval
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
0:59 Round 1 of 3

Shawn Jordan
8-5-0 14-4-0

UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2013.06.15
Odds: -120 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 245.0 lbs | Referee: Jerin Valel
UFC 161 Knockout of the Night
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:26 Round 2 of 3, 5:26 Total

Shane Del Rosario
7-5-0 11-1-0

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2012.12.15
Odds: +220 (Moderate Underdog) Upset Victory | Disclosed Pay: $84,000 ($22K Base, $22K Bonus, $40K KO/Night) | Weigh-In: 238.0 lbs | Referee: Kim Winslow
#48 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2012
The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale Knockout of the Night
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
4:38 Round 1 of 3

Lavar Johnson
7-4-0 16-5-0

UFC on FOX 3: Diaz vs. Miller
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2012.05.05
Odds: -155 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 244.0 lbs | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
#39 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2012
UFC on FOX 3 Knockout of the Night
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
3:38 Round 1 of 3

Christian Morecraft
6-4-0 7-2-0

UFC on FX 1: Guillard vs. Miller
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2012.01.20
Odds: -205 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $45,000 Fight/Night | Weigh-In: 242.0 lbs | Referee: Herb Dean
#27 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2012
#14 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2012
UFC on FX 1 Fight of the Night
Loss | Submission | Choke
3:22 Round 2 of 3, 8:22 Total

Stefan Struve
6-3-0 21-5-0

UFC on Versus 6: Cruz vs. Johnson
Co-Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2011.10.01
Odds: -175 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 243.0 lbs | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
#26 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2011
UFC on Versus 6 Submission of the Night
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
2:39 Round 1 of 3

Cheick Kongo
6-2-0 15-6-2

UFC on Versus 4: Barry vs. Kongo
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2011.06.26
Odds: +180 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 243.0 lbs | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
#26 Greatest Fight of All Time
#10 Greatest Knockout of All Time
#8 Greatest Heavyweight MMA Fight of All Time
#5 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2011
#3 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2011
#2 Greatest Comeback of All Time
UFC on Versus 4 Knockout of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Joey Beltran
5-2-0 12-4-0

UFC Fight Night 23: Fight for the Troops 2
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2011.01.22
Odds: -190 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 240.0 lbs | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Loss | Submission | Choke
4:30 Round 3 of 3, 14:30 Total

Mirko Filipovic
5-1-0 26-7-2

UFC 115: Liddell vs Franklin
Co-Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2010.06.12
Odds: -170 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $11,000 Base | Weigh-In: 248.0 lbs | Referee: Yves Lavigne | Walkout Music: Run-D.M.C. feat Aerosmith - Walk This Way
#42 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2010
#41 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2010
UFC 115 Submission of the Night
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
2:30 Round 2 of 3, 7:30 Total

Antoni Hardonk
4-1-0 8-5-0

UFC 104: Machida vs Shogun
Preliminary Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2009.10.24
Odds: +132 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $134,000 ($7K Base, $7K Bonus, $60K Fight/Night, $60K KO/Night) | Weigh-In: 237.0 lbs | Referee: Josh Rosenthal
#32 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2009
UFC 104 Fight of the Night
UFC 104 Knockout of the Night
Loss | Submission | Choke
1:42 Round 1 of 3

Tim Hague
4-0-0 9-1-0

UFC 98: Evans vs. Machida
Preliminary Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2009.05.23
Odds: -328 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $7,000 Base | Weigh-In: 237.0 lbs | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Win | KO/TKO | Kicks
2:36 Round 1 of 3

Dan Evensen
3-0-0 10-3-0

UFC 92: The Ultimate 2008
Preliminary Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2008.12.27
Odds: -285 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $10,000 ($5K Base, $5K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 233.0 lbs | Referee: Yves Lavigne
Win | KO/TKO | Kicks

Simon Diouf

Combat USA

2008.08.22
Win | KO/TKO | Kick

John George

Combat USA

2008.06.28
Win | KO/TKO | Kicks

Mike Delaney

Combat USA

2008.05.30

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