Archive: Ross Pearson

Jun 7, 2014 11:16 am

Ross Pearson: ‘Diego Sanchez Has No Way To Finish Me’

“Ya I am a fan of his warrior spirit. When Diego Sanchez fights I’ll watch. I’m here to watch him. He’s entertaining and he comes to scrap, that’s what I like about him. I want to test myself against how I’ll handle the pressure from Diego Sanchez.” “I don’t think he’s got the power to...

Jun 6, 2014 3:45 pm

‘Fight Night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov’ Weigh-In Results

Today the ‘UFC Fight Night 42’ competitors hit the scales to make their bouts official. All fighters made their contracted weight, including main event competitors, Benson Henderson and Rustam Khabilov. The full weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. ET) Benson Henderson (155.5) vs. Rustam Khabilov (156) Ross Pearson (155.5)...

Jun 6, 2014 3:30 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Ross Pearson: “I’m Far More Technical Than Diego”

There are several exciting fights on this weekend’s UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Khabilov card, and one bout that has plenty of “Fight of the Night” potential is a lightweight clash between Ross Pearson (15-6-1, 7-3-1 UFC) and Diego Sanchez (24-7, 13-7 UFC). And while Diego Sanchez often brings a certain level of grit, intensity...


Jun 6, 2014 6:48 am

Diego Sanchez Picks Melendez to Beat Anthony Pettis

Diego Sanchez is never shy when it comes to his predictions for fights, especially fights that he will be participating in. When he chooses, a common theme always seems to be fighters that leave everything in the Octagon and, win or lose, put on an outstanding performance for the fans (very much like his own...

Jun 6, 2014 5:25 am

Sergio Pettis: “I’m not a little boy anymore”

“That fight taught me a lot. No one likes to lose, but as Duke (Roufus) always says, ‘Losing is like your medicine. Don’t be bitter, get better.’ I learned a lot in that fight. It was my first time in deep waters and I froze up and made a mistake. Caceres capitalized on it and...

Jun 6, 2014 5:24 am

Dodson Willing To Give T.J. Dillashaw A Rematch

“I know how much it sucks to lose to somebody, so if [Dillashaw] ever wants to run that back, we could. T.J. made our whole season look amazing. He walked out there and said, ‘Hey, I came from ‘The Ultimate Fighter 14,’ and everybody on that season is doing phenomenal, and he’s doing the best...

Jun 6, 2014 5:20 am

Pearson Wants Bonnar-Griffin Performance In This Weekend’s Sanchez Fight

“I want it to be a Stephan Bonnar-Forrest Griffin fight. I want it to be better than the Clay Guida fight, better than the Gilbert Melendez fight. I’m coming here to state my case in the UFC lightweight division.” UFC lightweight fighter and TUF winner, Ross Pearson is looking to make an impression to the...

Jun 5, 2014 5:02 am

Sanchez Following The ‘Matt Brown Blueprint’ In Upcoming Ross Pearson Bout

Video: Sanchez: Dream come true to fight in Albuquerque Diego Sanchez is currently readying for his hometown fight this weekend against fellow TUF winner, Ross Pearson. Diego Sanchez on fighting in his hometown after being in the UFC for so long: “It feels like I’ve come full circle, after all those battles. I’ve had 20 fights...

Jun 3, 2014 8:04 am

Ross Pearson Looking Mean While Shadowboxing (Video)

Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson is looking very ripped and very focused ahead of his bout against Diego Sanchez this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 42. Pearson posted this video on his official Instagram page of himself doing some late night shadowboxing.

Jun 3, 2014 6:49 am

Diego Sanchez Comments On Beef Tartare Incident: ‘you’re an idiot sometimes’

Diego Sanchez managed to get himself on the upcoming UFC Fight Night 42 card. He’ll face fellow TUF alumni Ross Pearson in front of his home crowd when the UFC goes to Albuquerque, NM for the first time. Sanchez is coming off of a rather disappointing and lackluster performance. He lost to Myles Jury via...

Jun 3, 2014 4:59 am

Diego Sanchez Wants to Unleash The Nightmare on Ross Pearson

Diego Sanchez is nothing short of entertaining inside the Octagon, but he’s looking to bounce back from back-to-back losses inside the Octagon this Saturday against Ross Pearson. The Dream, formerly known as The Nightmare, joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss his upcoming bout during the UFC’s first trip to Albuquerque, Sanchez’ home...

May 23, 2014 5:05 am

Ross Pearson Terrorizing Pads – OUCH!

It’s almost fight night for Ross Pearson and he looks ready. The TUF winner faces off with Diego Sanchez on June 7. The Caption reads, “Pad session with Stu feeling sharpe & ready to fight”

May 6, 2014 11:29 am

VIDEO | Ross Pearson Puts In Work – WOW!

Ross ‘The Real Deal’ Pearson is currently preparing for his upcoming bout against Diego Sanchez. The two lightweight fighters face off on the UFC Fight Night 43 main card.

Apr 2, 2014 9:49 am

Yves Edwards vs. Piotr Hallmann Pushed From UFC 173 To UFC Fight Night 43

Yves Edwards and Piotr Hallmann will have to wait a few more weeks to scrap. With UFC 173 becoming quite crowded with fights, UFC officials announced today that the lightweight matchup between Edwards and Hallmann has been removed from UFC 173, and stuck into UFC Fight Night 43 – a difference of 14 days. Edwards was once...

Mar 28, 2014 5:22 pm

Pearson vs. Sanchez Added To Fight Night 43

By Evan Stoumbelis TUF winner Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson is set to face MMA veteran Diego Sanchez at UFC Fight Night 43 in Albuquerque New Mexico on June 7th. The card will be headlined by Benson Henderson and Rustam Khabilov. TUF 1 middleweight winner Diego Sanchez has had difficulty finding success in the Octagon...

Mar 7, 2014 6:01 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Ross Pearson Injury Update – 3 Weeks Out From Training

Originally scheduled to rematch Melvin Guilard tomorrow night, UFC lightweight fighter Ross Pearson, gave our boys over at WhoaTV an exclusive chat about his recovery from surgery and more. We have teamed up with the great guys over at Whoa TV to bring our BJPENN.COM audience the best coverage from overseas. Follow them here and...

Jan 28, 2014 11:20 am

Ross Pearson Injury Update

Ross Pearson (15-6 MMA, 7-3 UFC) recently suffered a knee injury in training, forcing him out of his scheduled ‘UFC Fight Night 37’ bout opposite Melvin Guillard. According to a tweet from “The Real Deal,” he had torn his MCL, LCL & meniscus from a leg kick in sparring. At first glance, one would assume...