Found December 16, 2012 on
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After a weekend crammed with two UFC fight cards that featured various highlight reel finishes as well as several memorable fights, some fantasy matchmaking is in order. This particular list will feature some of the winners from Friday’s UFC on FX 6 card as well as Saturday night’s TUF 16 Finale.
UFC on FX 6:
Ross Pearson vs. Yves Edwards
Pearson looked better on Friday night than he has in quite some time. He is clearly a better fit at lightweight, where he is able to retain more of his strength and conserve the energy that would have been wasted on the weight cut. Whilst he is nowhere near a title shot, his win warrants him a top 15 lightweight and Yves Edwards fits that bill. The savvy veteran is coming a highlight reel knockout over Jeremy Stephens and would match-up well with the Brit.
George Sotiropoulos vs. Mark Bocek
George did not leave the octagon victorious on Friday night but certainly left no questions about his heart. Although he did manage to get Pearson’s back early...
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Now that “UFC on FX: Sotiropoulos vs Pearson” is officially in the books, make sure to stream tonight’s post-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com.
The presser is scheduled to start at approximately 11:15PM ET/8:15PM PT.
In addition to UFC executive Marshall Zelaznik, headliners Ross Pearson and George Sotiropoulos and the card’s other notable athletes who...
George Sotiropoulos vs Ross Pearson
Well that was over fast. Ross Pearson finishes where he left off in round one. He busts up Sotiropoulos' face with a left jab finishes with a right and Sotiropoulos will not be getting up this time. Pearson follows Sotiropoulosto the canvas and within 2 seconds the ref has to stop the fight.
Official result: Pearson via KO in...
“UFC on FX: Sotiropoulos vs Pearson” took place Saturday inside Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.
Norman Parke and Robert Whittaker each earned six-figure UFC contracts for winning their respective TUF tournaments.
Ross Pearson steamrolled hometown hero George Sotiropoulos in the show’s featured attraction.
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On Friday night the UFC brought UFC on FX 6 as the finale to The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes, the international version of their reality show that pitted fighters from the United Kingdom against fighters from Australia. Lightweight coaches Ross Pearson and George Sotiropoulos squared off in the main event of the evening.
The superior striking from Ross Pearson had George Sotiropoulos in trouble from the onset of their main event bout at UFC on FX 6. Pearson rocked Sotiropoulos in each of the rounds before finally finishing the fight with a technical knockout in the third.
Hector Lombard made a statement against Rousimar Palhares to pick up his first win in the UFC. Lombard was ferocious. He aggressively...
UFC on FX 6 may not have been the most attractive fight card on paper if you didn't follow 'The Smashes' reality series.Well, when when all was said and done on the Gold Coast, this night of fights turned out to be one of the sleeper cards of the year.
We saw "The Real Deal" play spoiler to G-Sots Octagon return in front of his home crowd. The real Hector...