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Josh Thomson Now Fights Bobby Green; Ross Pearson Gets Abel Trujillo

The fight announcements have been coming thick and fast this week, and to make it even trickier to keep track of who’s fighting who, the UFC have just confirmed alterations to two of their upcoming bouts. Firstly, No.9 ranked lightweight Michael Johnson has had to pull out with his UFC On FOX 12 main card fight with Josh Thomson due to an injury. That leaves the UFC in a tough...
Via Fight Of The Night
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson Outboxes Diego Sanchez, But Loses Split Decision

Ross Pearson stayed composed tonight against Diego Sanchez tonight at UFC Fight Night 42, outboxing the hometown hero over the course of three rounds, only to find himself on the losing end of a split decision. Round One Sanchez ultra-fired up for this one in front of his hometown fans. Sanchez with a left and a right, but Pearson sees it coming and ducks. Pearson digs to the...
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June 08, 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...
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October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Guillard vs. Pearson Rematch Set for London, England Event in 2014

British fans will get a second opportunity to witness the anticipated Guillard vs. Pearson match-up, as it was revealed that the two lightweights would rematch in London, England next year following their anti-climatic ending earlier tonight. Following a few flurries in the opening round, Guillard kneed Ross Pearson in the head following a scramble, yet it was considered a knee ‘grounded...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
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...
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...
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson’s UFC Spot Secure Following DUI

Despite getting arrested last Sunday on suspicion of driving under the influence, UFC president Dana White states featherweight Ross Pearson (Pictured) will not be punished by the organization for his indiscretion. “I talked to him on the phone the day that he got out. We’re gonna help him through it,” White said following Thursday’s press conference. “That [expletive...
May 04, 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...
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March 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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