UFC veteran Pat Barry left the MMA promotion after compiling an 8-7 record overall in his career and failing to not win consecutive bouts since 2008.
After his most recent loss at the hands of Soa Palelei, who took Barry down and finished him on the ground, Barry decided to leave MMA to pursue the part of combat he holds dear, kickboxing.
Not long after he left the UFC, Barry was linked to the GLORY World Series for an unannounced event later this year. He was officially signed soon after the rumors surfaced and also announced that he would have his return bout in a smaller promotion, to get a handle on this sport once more before appearing on SPIKE TV for the GLORY promotion.
That first fight back was at the 2014 WKA North American Championships in Virginia. Barry knocked his opponent out with the speed and power that made him a problem for heavyweights in the UFC.
Barry (15-5-1, kickboxing) makes his official GLORY debut on May 3rd in Denver, Colorado opposite Zack Mwekassa in a heavyweight tournament reserve bout.
Here is an Instagram post of his knockout courtesy Sucker Punch Entertainment.
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