The men touch gloves as we see the full foot difference in height. Barry looks to be the more aggressive fighter stepping forward. Barry works the inside lead left legs with low leg kicks. Struve finally successful with a front kick to the chest. Barry lands to the stomach, and Struve resets. Struve lands a knee to the solar plexus. Barry ducks a left, right straight. Barry lands a low leg, but is countered by a head kick by Struve. Round ends with Barry feinting a flying knee.
Barry lands a uppercut. Barry moments later lands a head kick. Barry now back to low leg kicks. Struve gets a good 1, 2 leg kick as he turns into the chop. Struve jumps forward with a flying knee. The two mix up and Struve goes for the standing Darce. The two go to the ground and Barry moves into Struves guard. Struve sneaks in a triangle. Barry lifts Struve over his head and slams Struve. Struve holds the triangle and tightens it with an armbar to get the tap.
Struve receives the victory over Barry at 3:22 of Round two via tapout by triangle choke.
Struve has successfully bounced back from suffering a KO to undefeated Travis Browne at UFC 130. Struve now carries notable victories over top contenders Paul Buentello, Christian Morecraft, Sean McCorkle, and Pat Barry.