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Ross Pearson Vs Francisco Trinaldo Signed For UFC Fight Night 81

UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston on January 17th will now include a lightweight fight between Ross Pearson and Francisco Trinaldo. The 31 year-old English born Pearson is coming off a split decision win over Paul Felder last month and now looks to break a mixed run of results that’s seen alternate between wins and losses for the past two years. Along the way he’s picked up some...
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October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Evan Dunham controls Ross Pearson for three rounds to win decision

Evan Dunham dominated the first two rounds of his UFC Fight Night co-main event bout against Ross Pearson on Saturday night. Then, he grinded for the final five minutes to stay safe and earn a unanimous decision win.  Scores were 30-27 (twice) and 29-28 for Dunham. The American improved his record to 16-6 with the win, and Pearson's mark dropped to 19-9. "Ross he's a tough dude...
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July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Evan Dunham Grinds To Decision Win Over Ross Pearson At UFC Fight Night 72

Evan Dunham opted for a cautious gameplan against Ross Pearson tonight at UFC Fight Night 72, using clinch work and takedowns to grind his way to a unanimous decision victory. Round One: Dunham with an early head kick that’s blocked. He tries another and misses the target. Slow feeling out process here for the most part. Right hand lands for Pearson. Dunham pushes forward...
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July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Dos Anjos, Jedrzejczyk, Pearson and Dariush Bonuses at UFC 185

After a spectacular night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Rafael dos Anjos (pictured), Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Ross Pearson and Beneil Dariush each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos.” Once again, the UFC opted to skip awarding anyone “Fight of the Night” and decided to hand out four “Performance...
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Not all finishes are equal: A look at four of my favorites from UFC Sydney

It was one of those magical nights for the UFC with 11 fights and all of them ending in a finish. It was another exciting card for the UFC on Fight Pass that had fans find a home on the edge or their seats for the full duration. While finishes are fantastic in the sport of mixed martial arts, not all of them are equal; some are more impressive than others. Here is a look four of...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Al Iaquinta upsets Ross Pearson with 2nd round TKO

In a night full of finishes, Al Iaquinta picked up the biggest win of his young career as he slammed the door on Ross Pearson with a devastating second round TKO in Australia. Iaquinta stepped into the fight as an underdog to the former Ultimate Fighter winner, but showed the confidence of a seasoned veteran as he stood toe-to-toe with the British banger. The first round was very...
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Al Iaquinta Earns TKO Victory Against Ross Pearson At UFC Fight Night 55

Al Iaquinta earned the biggest win of his career tonight in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 55 with a TKO finish against former TUF winner Ross Pearson. Round One: Pearson immediately to the center of the Octagon. Iaquinta tries an early side kick to the body. Right hook lands for Pearson. Iaquinta with a kick that lands. Another right hand for Pearson, then another shortly...
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight night Bader vs St Pruex, the good, the bad and the ugly

Last night was another one of those magical nights where the UFC decides to stack a card with fighters who are unrecognizable to casual fans. Oh, what, that doesn’t sound magical? Hear me out here. A card filled with relatively no name fighters (or at least not top ranked guys) is a card filled with hungry fighters who will fight tooth and nail to make a name for themselves or...
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Ross Pearson Head Kick KO His Training Partner

While former TUF winner Ross Pearson generally tends to favor his boxing when it comes to the striking game, the latest footage from his training camp suggests that he’s not to shabby in the kicking department either. In the clip below, taken from Pearson’s Instagram account, the lightweight contender is sparring with a significantly bigger training partner when he suddenly digs...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Guillard vs Pearson rematch officially rebooked for London on March 8

Melvin Guillard and Ross Pearson will hopefully finish their fight when the pair of lightweights rematch at the upcoming UFC Fight Night card taking place in London, England on March 8, 2014. The two originally faced off in October, but a knee strike from Guillard that was deemed illegal forced a brief stoppage in the contest. During the pause in action to allow Pearson time to...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

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