253 Search Results for pearson

Jun 11, 2017 2:53 pm

Dan Hooker says his highlight-reel KO of Ross Pearson was “lucky, nothing else”

Last night, on the main card of the UFC’s latest trip to New Zealand, Kiwi star Dan Hooker made the jump from featherweight to lightweight, where he debuted against hard-nosed British veteran Ross Pearson. Despite being the much less experienced man in the cage, Hooker’s lightweight debut couldn’t have gone better, as he flattened his...

Jun 10, 2017 8:59 pm

UFC Auckland results: Dan Hooker clobbers Ross Pearson with second-round knee (highlights)

The fourth bout of the UFC Auckland main card occurred at lightweight, where British veteran Ross Pearson took on New Zealand’s Dan Hooker. Though Pearson was not without his moments in the fight, this one ultimately went to Hooker in dramatic fashion. Mid-way through the second round, the hometown hero planet an rocket-fuelled knee on...

Nov 19, 2016 2:34 pm

UFC Belfast Results: Steven Ray defeats Ross Pearson via split-decision

A lightweight bout between Ross Pearson and Steven Ray served as the co-main event of today’s UFC Fight Night 99 fight card in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Round one begins and Pearson immediately comes forward with pressure. Ray is circling trying to find his range. The fighters exchange low kicks. Ray lands a nice straight left....

Jul 30, 2016 6:21 pm

UFC 201 Results: Jorge Masvidal defeats Ross Pearson via decision

A welterweight bout between former lightweights Jorge Masvidal and Ross Pearson took place on tonight’s UFC 201 prelims in Atlanta. Round one begins and Pearson starts things off with a kick to the body of Jorge. Ross lands a couple of nice leg kicks. Jorge fires back with a leg kick of his own. He...

Jul 8, 2016 8:21 pm

TUF 23 Finale Results: Will Brooks defeats Ross Pearson via decision

Former Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks (18-1 MMA) made his UFC debut against Ross Pearson (19-11 MMA) at tonight’s TUF 23 Finale event in Las Vegas. Round one was a back and forth battle that saw will Brooks slightly edge Pearson in total strikes landed. Will was able to control Ross against the fence for...

Mar 19, 2016 4:59 pm

UFN 85 Results: Ross Pearson defeats Chad Laprise via split-decision

A lightweight bout between Ross Pearson (19-10 MMA) and Chad Laprise (10-2 MMA) capped off the UFC Fight Night 85 fight pass prelims in Brisbane, Australia. Round one begins and Larpise misses with a head kick. Good leg kick scores for Chad and Ross fires back with a good kick to the body. Another solid...

Jan 17, 2016 7:33 pm

UFN 81 Results: Francisco Trinaldo defeats Ross Pearson via decision

A lightweight bout between Ross Pearson (18-10 MMA) and Francisco Trinaldo (19-4 MMA) kicked off tonight’s ‘UFC Fight Night 81’ main card in Boston. Round one begins and both men exchange low kicks. Trinaldo throws a front kick to the body. Pearson responds with a leg kick followed by a head kick that is blocked....

Oct 29, 2015 8:37 am

Pearson vs. Trinaldo booked for ‘UFC FN: Dillashaw vs. Cruz’

‘UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Cruz’ has picked up an exciting lightweight matchup between Ross ‘The Real Deal’ Pearson and Francisco ‘Massaranduba’ Trinaldo according to The Sun. Pearson has alternated between wins and losses since June of 2014. In his most recent fight Pearson was awarded a split decision win over Paul Felder at UFC...

Sep 6, 2015 8:32 pm

Ross Pearson Talks UFC 191 Win: ‘I Didn’t Want To Go Crazy’

  In a fight that a lot of fans were excited for, UFC lightweights Paul Felder and Ross Pearson fought in the night’s featured prelim bout. Both are known for their striking. Indeed it was a striking match for a good portion of the fight. They stood and struck with each other, but both man...

Jul 18, 2015 2:02 pm

REPLAY! Evan Dunham Almost Rips Off Ross Pearson’s Arm

‘Lightweight Evan Dunham talks to Brian Stann inside the Octagon after his decision victory against Ross Pearson at Fight Night Glasgow.’ LEGENDS! Matt Hughes Surprises BJ Penn At UFC Fan Expo Booth — WATCH!

May 25, 2015 12:29 pm

Ross Pearson vs. Evan Dunham set for UFC Fight Night 72

A lightweight bout between Ross Pearson and Evan Dunham is the latest addition to July’s UFC Fight Night event in Scotland. UFC officials recently announced the fight. Ross Pearson (17-8 MMA) was most recently seen in action at March’s UFC 185 event in Dallas, where he scored a second-round knockout victory over Sam Stout. Prior...

Mar 30, 2015 8:35 pm

Josh Thomson And Ross Pearson Agree To A Slugfest, UFC Says No

It seems more and more that fighters are using social media to try and book their next opponent. Check out the back and forth between UFC lightweights Josh Thomson and Ross Pearson, who agreed to put on a show. Unfortunately Thomson tweeted later that the UFC’s matchmaker denied his request. News then broke the day...

Mar 24, 2015 3:01 am

REPLAY! Al Iaquinta vs. Ross Pearson (Full Fight)

Lightweight warriors Al Iaquinta and Ross Pearson go downunder to fight inside the Octagon in Sydney, Australia. Iaquinta battles Jorge Masvidal in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night Fairfax.

Mar 14, 2015 11:40 pm

UFC 185 Bonus Report: Dos Anjos, Pearson and 2 Others Win Big!

Performance of the Night: Rafael dos Anjos Rafael dos Anjos did the unthinkable and absolutely dominated Anthony Pettis tonight. There was not one point in the fight where Pettis had the upperhand and he was mauled. To be fair, he suffered a busted eye that severely restricted his vision when Dos Anjos landed the very...

Mar 14, 2015 6:47 pm

UFC 185 Results: Pearson Brutally KOs Stout in Round 2

This lightweight bout was fast-paced from the start, but nothing serious connected until Pearson dropped Stout early in the second round. Pearson cracked Stout with a left hook that sent him falling to the mat. Stout was out while he was falling, but he was woken up by bouncing his head off the canvas. What...

Nov 10, 2014 3:45 pm

Iaquinta “Pretty Pissed” UFC Didn’t Give Him Bonus For KO Of Pearson

Al Iaquinta pulled off an upset this past Friday in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Sydney where he KO’d Ross Pearson. The event broke UFC records as the first card to end with all finishes, something that Iaquinta believes is a reason he didn’t get a post-fight bonus. He spoke to Ariel Helwani...

Nov 8, 2014 11:44 am

UFC Fighters React To Iaquinta’s Upset Over Ross Pearson

In last night’s co-main event, massive underdog, Al Iaquinta, made it look easy against top UFC lightweight, Ross Pearson. The MMA World Reacted: Holy fucking shit @ALIAQUINTA @ufc — Alptekin Ozkilic (@alpozkilicmma) November 8, 2014 Hellll ya @raylongomma @bxrgrl18 @erichyertko @GPVillante that's wha talking about! Wow way to go guys love my NY family. @smiocic...

Nov 7, 2014 8:32 pm

UFC FN 55 Results: Iaquinta earns TKO victory over Pearson

Al Iaquinta (10-3-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC) defeated Ross Pearson (16-8 MMA, 8-5 UFC) via TKO in the second round of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 55 co-main event bout in Sydney, Australia. Al Iaquinta utilized some good head movement and fancy footwork early to begin outpointing his opponent Ross Pearson. Both men were happy to strike...

Nov 6, 2014 12:45 pm

Pearson’s High Expectations Against Iaquinta

“This has been the most stacked division out of all of them. You’ve got to be active and you’ve got to be decisive. Al Iaquinta isn’t a ranked guy, so I’ve got to go in there and show what a ranked guy can do. I’ve got to go in there and put on a world-class...

Nov 5, 2014 1:39 pm

Dan Hardy: ‘Pearson Is The U.K.’s Best Chance’

“Pearson for my money is the best chance the UK has right now of clinching a UFC title. His career has been a great learning experience for him thus far and at only 30 years old the Sunderland, England native has plenty of time.” “He is improving from fight to fight and over the next...

Nov 3, 2014 8:32 pm

REPLAY! Watch Ross Pearson KO Gray Maynard

In case you weren’t excited enough to see Ross Pearson fight Al Iaquinta this Friday on UFC Fight Pass at UFC Fight Night Sydney, the UFC has posted the following video on their official Instagram of Pearson finishing Gray Maynard back in August. #UFCSydney: Rockhold vs Bisping @RossTheRealDeal vs Iaquinta Friday, Nov.7 10pm ET |...

Oct 26, 2014 4:20 pm

PHOTO | James Te Huna With The Hilarious Photobomb On Ross Pearson

Last night at UFC 179, Ross Pearson was posing for a photo when UFC light heavyweight James Te Huna photobombed the TUF winner. best fucking photobomb ever @jamestehuna @tehuna #photobomb http://t.co/NGIXdnFbFr pic.twitter.com/VRRRWhiGD7 — Ross Pearson (@RossTheRealDeal) October 26, 2014

Oct 8, 2014 5:03 am

Al Iaquinta Confident In Stand Up Against Ross Pearson

“I think I have an advantage on the feet. I see it starting on the feet and ending on the feet. If it ends up going to the ground, I’ll be more than happy to go to the ground. I’ve been working with Matt Serra and just getting better and better on the ground every...

Oct 2, 2014 8:20 pm

Ross Pearson vs. Al Iaquinta added to UFC Fight Night 55 in Sydney

A lightweight bout between Ross Pearson and Al Iaquinta is the latest addition to November’s UFC Fight Night 55 event in Sydney. UFC officials announced the bout Thursday evening. Ross Pearson (16-7 MMA, 8-4 UFC) was last seen in action in the co-main event of August’s UFC Fight Night 47 fight card in Maine, where he knocked...

Aug 17, 2014 1:34 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Ross Pearson’s Win Over Maynard

Last night Ross Pearson picked up a much-needed victory over a former title-challenger in Gray Maynard. (Replay HERE) The victory catapults Ross into contender talks, a position every UFC fighter strives for. Following his second round stoppage, the twitterverse exploded with reactions. Check it: Hate to see Maynard go out like that once again! As...