14 Jan 2015 09:00:51 AM
Although his return to the kickboxing ring hasn’t gone quite as well as expected, Pat Barry is forging ahead nonetheless, booking back-to-back matches over the next three months.
First up, Barry will face relative unknown Domoreo Dennis at Legacy Kickboxing’s event in Texas on Friday night. The fight will mark Barry’s first since getting KTFO by Zack Mwekassa at Glory 16 last May.
If all goes well there (and even if it doesn’t), Barry will then take on current Dutch Heavyweight W.F.C.A. champion Mourad “The Silent Power” Bouzidi at Glory 20 on April 3rd in Dubai. Bouzidi, a 90-fight veteran, is moving back up to heavyweight after a 4-fight run in the light heavyweight and is coming off a unanimous decision win over Randy Blake at Glory 15.
It’s been a rough go as of late for one of the most likeable guys in combat sports, to say the very least. After eating three (T)KO losses in his final 4 UFC appearances and suffering the aforementioned loss at Glory 16, fans and fighters alike were calling for Barry’s retirement, because we are nothing if not a nuanced, concerned group of individuals. In any case, “HD” wasn’t hearing any of it:Read More DIGG THIS