Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 16 Finale results recap: Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione event wrap up from Las Vegas

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Wrapping up The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale: "Nelson vs. Mitrione" event that took place this past Sat., Dec. 15, 2012, at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, featuring Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione and much, much more.

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale: "Nelson vs. Mitrione" blew the roof off the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, last night (Sat., Dec. 15, 2012) featuring a main event of Roy Nelson knocking out Matt Mitrione in the first round of their heavyweight battle.

There was also another Ultimate Fighter crowning, as Colton Smith slowly ground Mike Ricci into dust, smothering him for three rounds until UFC President Dana White was handing him a glass trophy and a six-figure contract.

And a Harley Davidson motorcycle that he may or may not be contractually obligated to avoid riding.

Rounding out the main card were match-ups that saw Dustin Poirier comeback to choke out Jonathan Brookins in a thrilling featherweight encounter while Pat Barry scored a crushing knockout victory over Shane Del Rosario after early trouble in their 265-pound showdown.

In cased you missed any or all of it -- or just want to keep the discussion alive -- below are links to all the major storylines borne from Saturday night's event in Seattle.

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Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale

Results and live fight coverage

Recap and next day discussion

Bonuses and awards

Event photo gallery

Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione full fight video highlights

Recap: Dustin Poirier chokes out Jonathan Brookins

Recap: Pat Barry knocks out Shane del Rosario

Recap: Colton Smith wins TUF 16 with decision over Mike Ricci

Recap: Roy Nelson knocks out Matt Mitrione

Fight Review: Dustin Poirier vs. Jonathan Brookins

Fight Review: Pat Barry vs. Shane del Rosario

Fight Review: Colton Smith vs. Mike Ricci

Fight Review: Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione

Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale post-fight fallout

Biggest winner and lowliest loser

Who is next for Roy Nelson?

Joe Silva's shoes: Next fights for TUF 16 Finale winners

Video: Colton Smith wins TUF 16 trophy and ignores the Harley Davidson rep giving him a new motorcyle

Melvin Guillard: Jamie Varner is a coward who doesn't want to fight me

17 post event facts about the TUF 16 Finale

Roy Nelson is finally moving on from the Shane Carwin fight

Sandy Hook school tragedy inspires Pat Barry's post-fight speech

Roy Nelson and Pat Barry establish a place for novelty fights in the UFC

That, my friends, should be enough to keep you talking -- at least for the time being. What gets your vote for the biggest story coming out of the TUF 16 Finale?

Sound off, Maniacs.

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