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Nick Diaz arrested twice in 10 months for DUI

UFC superstar Nick Diaz (pictured) was arrested on suspicion of DUI on September 6 at 2:20AM in Lodi, California. According to lodinews.com, the Lodi Police Department also hit Diaz for obstructing a police officer, destruction of evidence and driving with a suspended license. The controversial 31-year-old is expected back in court on September 27 for arraignment. From the looks...
Via 5thRound.com
4 days ago  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson hands Gray Maynard his 3rd straight knockout loss

Heading into Saturday night, Ross Pearson predicted that his opponent Gray Maynard would abandon the boxing heavy attack from his last few fights and instead opt to depend on his wrestling instead.  Considering Maynard was coming off two straight knockout losses and three KO's in his last four fights, taking the fight to the ground wasn't the worst idea either. As the fight...
Via Fox Sports
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson TKO’s Gray Maynard In 2nd Round At UFC Fight Night 47

Ross Pearson picked up a big TKO win tonight over Gray Maynard at UFC Fight Night 47 in a bout that had been closely contested up until that point. Round One: Maynard lands with a nice left early. He comes forward with purpose, but Pearson moves away from danger. Pearson dodges another lunging punch from Maynard. Pearson connects with a punch of his own. Head kick attempt from Pearson...
Via Fight Of The Night
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...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Pearson's cut required 32 stitches

There will be a debate for days followed by a slew of slow motion replays as the world tries to decipher if Melvin Guillard's knee strikes landed on Ross Pearson were legal or illegal after the bout was stopped and declared a no contest. The altercation happened in a hurry as Guillard tossed Pearson to the mat and uncorked two huge knee strikes in a row as the British fighter...
Via Fox Sports
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson’s Foot Severely Swollen, Not Broken (Pic)

The good news for Ross Pearson, the left foot he injured minutes before taking center stage at UFC on FUEL TV 9 isn’t broken after all. The bad news for “The Real Deal,” his foot looks like it belongs on Professor Klump’s leg. After rallying to post a vicious TKO victory over Ryan Couture on Saturday, Pearson revealed he hurt his foot in the locker room during warmups. The...
Via 5thRound.com
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Pic: Pearson Says Foot Not Broken, Posts Photo of Injury

British lightweight Ross Pearson looked impressive on Saturday night, knocking out Ryan Couture in the second round of their co-main event bout. What is even more impressive is that he appeared to do this with a significant foot injury that he has sustained while warming up before the fight. After initially announcing in the post-fight interview that he believed he had broken...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson vs. George Sotiropoulos set for UFC on FX 6

UFC officials have announced that a lightweight bout pitting Ross Pearson against George Sotiropoulos has been signed for UFC on FX 6. UFC on FX 6 is scheduled for December 15 in an Australian. The city and venue has not been announced yet. Pearson is 13-6 in his professional MMA career. He is 2-3 in his past five bouts and 5-3 in the UFC thus far. In his last bout he suffered a...
Via BoneSnapper.com
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Pearson finds new home at featherweight

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...
Via Fox Sports
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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