Struve submits Barry on UFC Live 6 main card


If "HD" wanted to raze the "Skyscraper" he would have to do so while giving up an entire foot of height, not to mention deal with the extensive reach advantage of his opponent.

In fact, seeing the two of them squared off in the cage was downright comical. But was it equally as explosive?

No. Not by a long shot. But it did have an incredible finish with Struve submitting Barry via triangle choke in the second round ... but not before he was picked up and slammed.

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When two wrestlers meet inside the Octagon you can usually count on 15-minutes of lull or a stand up showdown with plenty of action.

In this one, we got a bit of both.

Johnson opened with his usual burst of speed and athleticism looking to land early and often with a head kick that he knew would be available to him.

Sure enough, after a brief stint battling on the floor, "Rumble" executed a swift kick to "The Spaniard's" skull that sent him flying back. Referee Mario Yamasaki quickly stepped in to stop the fight but was it warranted?

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Wiman was given the chance to prove his win was no fluke while Danzig got his shot at revenge. You didn't tap last time and you're the better man? Prove it.

Rematches rarely live up to their billing but this one was nothing short of spectacular. And, naturally, there's an argument to be made that it ended in a controversial decision.

Either way, Wiman leaves the nation's capital with another victory over Danzig, this one a hard fought unanimous decision.

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Mac Danzig Vs. Matt Wiman
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Name Mac Danzig <a href=Mac Danzig" />
Height 5′ 8″ (172.72 cm)
Weight 155 (70.31 kg)
Record 20-8-1
Team Millennia Jiu Jitsu
Name Matt Wiman <a href=Matt Wiman" />
Height 5′ 10″ (177.8 cm)
Weight 155 (70.31 kg)
Record 13-6-0
Team Adams Muay Thai
Matt Wiman def. Mac Danzig via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Charlie Brenneman Vs. Anthony "Rumble" Johnson
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Name Charlie Brenneman <a href=Charlie Brenneman" />
Height 5′ 10″ (177.8 cm)
Weight 170 (77.11 kg)
Record 14-2-0
Name Anthony Johnson <a href=Anthony Johnson" />
Height 6′ 2″ (187.96 cm)
Weight 170 (77.11 kg)
Record 9-3-0
Anthony Johnson def. Charlie Brenneman via TKO (strikes) - Round 1, 2:49

Stefan "Skyscraper" Struve Vs. Pat "HD" Barry
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Name Stefan Struve <a href=Stefan Struve" />
Height 6′ 11″ (210.82 cm)
Weight 238 (107.95 kg)
Record 18-5-0
Name Pat Barry Pat Barry
Height 5′ 11″ (180.34 cm)
Weight 235 (106.59 kg)
Record 5-4-0
Team Roufusport
Stefan Struve def. Pat Barry via submission (triangle choke) - Round 2, 3:22



tags: Pat Berry (detail)  Stefan Struve (detail)  Mac Danzig (detail)  Matt Wiman (detail)  Anthony Johnson (detail)  Charlie Brenneman (detail)  


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Addo site profile image  

10/2/11 9:44 AM by Addo

 Shut up

CindyO site profile image  

10/2/11 3:35 AM by CindyO

 Great fights! Cindy

heavyweightmma site profile image  

10/2/11 2:05 AM by heavyweightmma

Nope that Definitely wasn't spiking.

stonepony site profile image  

10/2/11 1:20 AM by stonepony

Spiking, I believe, is top of the head. Compressing the spine, like a pile-driver.I doubt Barry is cut. Not with a career highlight reel slam like that. Barely anybody can pull them off at this level of the competition, they're too easy to defend. Rampage hasn't done one since Pride. IMO that slam won Barry at least one more chance.

WillD site profile image  

10/2/11 12:18 AM by WillD

I have to watch it again but that slam looked like some serious spiking to me. It doesn't matter because Struve is ok and if anything just made the triangle easier to finish but I thought that was illegal? That was back of the head straight to the canvas. I'll have to watch it again I guess. Is this happy trails for Barry? I hope not.

Godmode site profile image  

10/1/11 10:44 PM by Godmode

Wow, this looks like a Dragonball Z fight scene.

ElTriangulo site profile image  

10/1/11 10:25 PM by ElTriangulo

That slam by Barry was amazing ! shame he lost though.

Godmode site profile image  

10/1/11 10:24 PM by Godmode

holy fuck!! My heart rate went bananas with that slam! holy shit!Barry was dominating standing up, chopping up those long legs and conencting on the head sometimes.Great job by Struve tho.I hope Dana doesnt cut Barry..fuck!

32Hunter site profile image  

10/1/11 10:17 PM by 32Hunter

 better fights on Bellator.

ZANGx site profile image  

10/1/11 10:14 PM by ZANGx

a little to early, would of liked to see where that fight was gonna go, johnson could of got caught in a sub going in for the finish, we'll never knowi call shenanigans on that stoppage