Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Sports
  3. Fight Sports

Pat Barry to fight for Glory

See also

Pat Barry had a rough finish to his UFC career. “HD” lost 5 of his last 7 fights, most recently being knocked out by Soa Palelei at UFC Fight Night in December. That proved to be enough MMA for him and in January he announced his retirement from the sport via Twitter. But the heavyweight didn’t collect many unemployment checks. Barry announced yesterday that he has a signed a new deal to compete for the kickboxing promotion Glory.

At 34, the native of New Orleans, Louisiana is no stranger to the “other” combat sport. He carries a professional 18-6-1 record having last competed against Freddy Kemayo in 2007 (loss TKO – doctor stoppage). His last kickboxing win came against Richard Nordstrand earlier that same year via a KO.

While no opponent has yet been named, Barry will make his Glory debut in May. First up however will be a bout with American Ed “Black Rage” Burris in March at WKA 39 in Richmond, Virginia.

Barry walks away from MMA with a less than impressive 8-7 record. His biggest win was against the late Shane del Rosario who he knocked out in just 26 seconds. In his time in the UFC, the current Trevor Wittman product won Knockout of the Night and Fight of the Night honors twice. And while he won’t be known for dominating the sport, his gregarious personality and smile will be missed cageside.

Follow Brian on Twitter at http://twitter.com/Brian_Henkels

Advertisement

Today's top buzz...

  • Backstreet Boys
    The Backstreet Boys have canceled several upcoming Israel shows, citing safety concerns
    Music Buzz
  • NFL
    The NFL is considering adding a stadium to Los Angeles, but is it a good idea?
    Video
    NFL Buzz
  • Hulk Hogan
    Hulk Hogan and Steve Austin are on board for this year's WWE SummerSlam
    WWE News
  • Paul McCartney
    Get an exclusive look at Paul McCartney's soundcheck for a recent performance
    Camera
    20 Photos
  • Oscar contenders
    Oscar season is about to begin as fall festivals announce films
    Camera
    9 Photos
  • Sammy Hagar
    Sammy Hagar is taking fans on a raucous history of rock on the road
    Camera
    20 Photos

Related Videos:

  • UFC bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey is no longer dating Brendan Schaub
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518306209" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=518306209&autoStart=true"></div>
  • Former Invicta FC star Jessica Philippus wants to fight Rachel Wray
    <div class="video-info" data-id="517217542" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=517217542&autoStart=true"></div>
  • Rachel Wray, the MMA fighter, was choked out in Saturday's bout to a point that scared her
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/WBHzJn3KVJU?VQ=HD720&amp;allowfullscreen=true&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>