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Ross Pearson Vs Paul Felder Set For UFC 191

a lightweight encounter between Ross Pearson and Paul Felder has been added to the UFC 191 fight card on September 5th. That means a relatively quick return to action for the two fighters who are both coming off a loss in their last trip to the Octagon. For Pearson, a former winner of The Ultimate Fighter reality show, that defeat came via unanimous decision againstEvan Dunham at...
Via Fight Of The Night
20 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
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...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 72 Pre-Fight Interviews

Below you’ll find a collection of UFC Fight Night 72 pre-fight interviews including main event stars Michael Bisping and Thales Leites. — Michael Bisping Open Workout / Interview: Thales Leites: Ross Pearson: Evan Dunham: Joanne Calderwood: Courtney Casey-Sanchez: Props: MMACrazyTV.com.
Via Fight Of The Night
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 72: Can the “Count” deliver?

Saturday, UFC Fight Night 72 makes it promotional debut in Scotland. The main event features #9 Michael “The Count” Bisping and jiu-jitsu practitioner #10 Thales Leites. Since his return to the Octagon, Leites is on a five-fight winning streak. Bisping is 2-2 and rebounded in his last fight with a victory over CB Dollaway. The co-main event features lightweights Evan Dunham and...
Via isportsweb.com
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 72 Fight Card

This Saturday the UFC makes it’s first visit to Scotland for UFC Fight Night 72 and we’ve got the full fight card for you below. Headlining the show we have the middleweight divisions current No.9 ranked Michael Bisping going up against Thales Leites who’s just one position behind him at No.10 and is currently on a five fight unbeaten stretch since rejoining the UFC in 2013...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 185 Highlight: Ross Pearson KO’s Sam Stout with a savage left hook

TUF 9 winner Ross Pearson put his superior boxing on display against nearly decade long UFC vet Sam “Hands of Stone” Stout in the preliminary headliner of UFC 185. His beautiful head movement led to a savage left hook that put away Stout and earned “The Real Deal” a $50K performance bonus. Enjoy.
Via hov-mma
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 185 Post-Fight Interviews

Below you’ll find UFC 185 post-fight interviews with many of the big winners on last night’s entertaining card in Dallas, Texas. — Rafael dos Anjos: Joanna Jedrzejczyk: Ross Pearson: Beneil Dariush: Ryan Benoit: Joseph Duffy: Germaine De Randamie:
Via Fight Of The Night
March 15, 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...
Via 5thRound.com
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson puts Sam Stout away with crushing left hook KO

Ross Pearson kept a night filled with finishes going as he put Sam Stout down and out with a crushing left hook in the second round to win in the UFC 185 preliminary main event. Pearson was stalking Stout throughout the first round, constantly launching big punches at the Canadian's head as he backed straight up and showed little defense trying to move out of the way. Stout was able...
Via Fox Sports
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson to face Sam Stout at UFC 185

Sam Stout (20-10) and Ross Pearson (16-8) will fight each other March 14 in Dallas at UFC 185. The story broke Wed. night on UFC Tonight, and was confirmed by the UFC. Stout will have a chance to come back from an April KO loss at the hands of KJ Noons. Pearson was also stopped in his last fight, a November loss to Al Iaquinta. Both fighters have lost two out of their last three...
Via Fox Sports
January 14, 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...
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

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
November 05, 2014  |  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 and there doesn't...
Via Fox Sports
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 55 Fight Card

UFC Fight Night 55 takes place in Sydney, Australia on November 8th (Nov 7th in U.S) and we’ve got the full fight card for you below. In the main event of the evening middleweight rivals Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping will get a chance to settle their differences over the course of five rounds of fighting. Meanwhile, in the co-main event former TUF champ Ross Pearson looks to...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 03, 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

Ryan Bader / Ross Pearson UFC Fight Night 47 Post-Fight Interviews

Below you’ll find UFC Fight Night 47 post-fight interviews courtesy of FOX Sports with the winner of main and co-main event of the evening, Ryan Bader and Ross Pearson. — Ryan Bader: Ross Pearson:
Via Fight Of The Night
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson Destroys Gray Maynard at UFC Fight Night 47 (Video Highlights)

In professional sports, there is nothing more depressing than watching an athlete struggle with when to retire. Well, the writing was plastered all over the octagon wall on Saturday for former lightweight top contender Gray Maynard. Ross Pearson (pictured) handed “The Bully” his third straight loss via TKO. The 34-year-old has now dropped four of his past five fights via...
Via 5thRound.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 got...
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

Ross Pearson: Gray Maynard 'worried' about his questionable chin

The sting from Ross Pearson's last loss still has to hurt considering virtually everybody in the world scored him winning his fight in June except for the three judges sitting cage side, who inexplicably gave the victory to Diego Sanchez. While controversial decisions are nothing new when it comes to mixed martial arts, this one was particularly mind-boggling because Pearson out...
Via Fox Sports
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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