24 Facts About Ross Pearson

1.

Ross Pearson was born on 26 September 1984 and is an English mixed martial artist who last competed in 2019.

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2.

Ross Pearson later began training in mixed martial arts at the age of 17.

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3.

In 2009, Ross Pearson competed on the reality TV show The Ultimate Fighter: United States vs United Kingdom.

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4.

Ross Pearson was submitted by Cole Miller via second-round rear-naked choke on 15 September 2010 at UFC Fight Night 22.

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5.

Ross Pearson faced Spencer Fisher on 27 February 2011 at UFC 127.

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6.

Ross Pearson lost to Edson Barboza via split decision at UFC 134 in a bout that earned Fight of the Night honours.

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7.

Ross Pearson faced George Sotiropoulos in a Lightweight bout on 15 December 2012 at UFC on FX 6.

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8.

Ross Pearson next faced Ryan Couture on 6 April 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 9.

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9.

Ross Pearson faced Melvin Guillard on 26 October 2013 at UFC Fight Night 30.

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10.

However, Ross Pearson pulled out of the bout citing a knee injury and was replaced by Michael Johnson.

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11.

Ross Pearson faced Diego Sanchez on 7 June 2014 at UFC Fight Night 42.

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12.

Ross Pearson was expected to face Abel Trujillo on 16 August 2014 at UFC Fight Night 47.

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13.

Ross Pearson faced Al Iaquinta on 8 November 2014 at UFC Fight Night 55.

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14.

Ross Pearson won the fight via knockout in the second round dropping Stout with a left hook and finishing him with a right hand on the ground.

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15.

Ross Pearson faced Evan Dunham on 18 July 2015 at UFC Fight Night 72.

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16.

Ross Pearson explained that cutting less weight gives him more energy and better sleep.

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17.

Ross Pearson repeatedly had renal and digestive issues due to the weight cut.

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18.

Ross Pearson wanted the UFC to host an event at Newcastle before retirement.

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19.

Ross Pearson faced Dan Hooker on 11 June 2017 at UFC Fight Night 110.

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20.

Ross Pearson faced Mizuto Hirota on 11 February 2018 at UFC 221.

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21.

Ross Pearson faced John Makdessi on 28 July 2018 at UFC on Fox 30.

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22.

Ross Pearson was expected to face Joseph Duffy on 2 December 2018 at UFC Fight Night 142.

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23.

Ross Pearson faced Desmond Green on 30 March 2019 at UFC on ESPN 2.

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24.

Ross Pearson lost the fight via technical knockout in round one.

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