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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...
Via Fight Booth
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...
Via Fox Sports
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...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson looking to make star turn in 'adopted' home city

When Ross Pearson is in the Octagon on Friday night, he'll be announced as fighting out of Sunderland, England. He also spends much of his time in San Diego, Calif., training at Alliance MMA. But make no mistake: Pearson is the closest thing to an Australian native that the UFC has in a headlining spot at UFC Fight Night on Fight Pass in Sydney. "I'm pretty much an adopted Aussie...
Via Fox Sports
November 06, 2014  |  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
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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
September 12, 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...
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

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...
Via Fight Of The Night
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
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