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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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17 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  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...
Via Fight Of The Night
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Hardy believes Ross Pearson is the UK’s best shot at UFC gold

The Ultimate Fighter season nine winner, Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson has come along way since his time on the show five years ago. In his whirlwind UFC career, Pearson has won eight bouts and lost four, although one of those losses was a robbery against Diego Sanchez earlier this year. Although Pearson is technically on a one fight winning streak, anyone who watches the sport...
Via Fight Hub TV
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson, Al Iaquinta snipe back and forth ahead of UFC Sydney co-main event

It all started innocently enough. Al Iaquinta commented in an interview that he believed he had an "advantage" over Ross Pearson in striking. Pearson, one the most technical kickboxers in the lightweight division, took umbrage, tweeting the MMAjunkie.com article and labeling Iaquinta as merely a "grappler." The two have gone back and forth a bit on social media...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Fighter Scouting Report: Ross Pearson

Ross Pearson Vitals 5’8″ 155 lbs (Lightweight) 69″ reach, Orthodox September 26, 1984 Record 16-7, 1 NC (UFC: 8-4, 1 NC) Current Streak 1 straight win Training Black Belt in Taekwondo Brown Belt in Judo Championships Held The Ultimate Fighter 9 Lightweight Winner   Strengths - schooled in multiple combat disciplines - good submission skills […]
Via MMA Manifesto
24 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 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

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...
Via Fox Sports
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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