Found March 17, 2012 on Fox Sports:
Ross Pearson may have began his career in the UFC by winning the title of "The Ultimate Fighter" as a lightweight, but the British striker has found his true home in the UFC featherweight division. At UFC 141 last December, the 18-fight veteran debuted in a weight class brimming with talent, earning a victory against Junior Assuncao by way of unanimous decision and, though he has just one featherweight victory under his belt, Pearson believes he has the tools to jump directly into the title hunt. The former "Ultimate Fighter" winner is ready to face the division's best and feels he has the size and power to become a force in his new weight class. HeavyMMA caught up with Pearson at a recent UFC event, and he spoke about his intentions at 145 pounds. "Going into the fight with Assuncao, I felt great," Pearson said. "It was my first fight at this weight, and I was excited to get the opportunity to fight on a big card. It was New Year's Eve i...
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