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 with...
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July 18, 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...
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November 09, 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...
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November 07, 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...
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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...
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December 01, 2013  |  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 feigned...
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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 lightweight...
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

George Sotiropoulos and Ross Pearson Named Coaches of ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Australia vs. UK’

During Wednesday’s FUEL TV post-fight show, UFC president Dana White announced George Sotiropoulos and Ross Pearson (Pictured) will serve as opposing coaches on “The Ultimate Fighter: Australia vs. UK.” White confirmed Sotiropoulos and Pearson will collide once filming wraps on the reality series. However, he wasn’t able to report when the two would tango or which weight class the...
July 12, 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] happens every...
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 he has...
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March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

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