After going to 145 and back to 155, what changes did you notice? How did fighting at featherweight impact your resistance training? A lot. I didnâ€™t lift, I didnâ€™t squat, I didnâ€™t press, I didnâ€™t pull. It was all conditioning. The guys that are at 145 are super fast and I didnâ€™t think that the speed difference would actually be an issue, but it was. […]
BY MATT ERICKSON AND STEVEN MARROCCO GOLD COAST, Australia â€“ Ross Pearson's aggression has gotten the better of him in the past. But not on Friday night. Pearson (14-6 MMA, 6-3 UFC) displayed a newfound sense of patience, and it paid off as he notched a third-round TKO stoppage of Australian home fan favorite George [...]
Ross Pearson has had his eyes set on George Sotiropoulos for months. The man is driven. This is how he prepares to end the rivalry.
Ross Pearson: UFC title contender Alex Gustafsson has ‘tricks up his sleeve’ and could finish Shogun Rua
By Gareth A Davies UFC lightweight Ross Pearson believes Team Alliance training partner Alex Gustafsson could overwhelm Brazilian Shogun Rua next weekend in Seattle and become the next challenger to UFC light-heavyweight champion and wunderkind Jon Jones. British UFC stand-out Ross Pearson revealed yesterday that Team Alliance training partner Alex Gustafsson has â€œsome tricks up [...]
BY TRENT REINSMITH The last time we saw Ross Pearson in the Octagon, he was on the receiving end of a technical knockout loss. â€œThe Real Dealâ€ will look to erase that defeat from his memory when he steps into the cage on December 15 to face George Sotiropoulos, a fighter that is also coming [...]
Video by Fighters Only Magazine UFC fighters Alexander Gustafsson and Ross Pearson help to brighten the days of children at a local hospital in Nottingham, England.
Ultimate Fighter Ross Pearson To Lead British Team In ‘The Smashes’ And To Fight George Sotiropoulos *VIDEO*
Article By Phil Forster Ross 'The Real Deal' Pearson is stepping outside of the Ultimate Fighting Championship cage to coach a British team in the new UFC series 'The Smashes'. Pearson will lead the team of eight in the series against a group led by George Sotiropoulos, who co-incidentally will also be his next opponent. [...]
Article by MMA Lifestyle Coaches of "The Ultimate Fighter: Smashes" will meet later this year, as Ross Pearson and George Sotiropoulos meet in a lightweight affair. UFC officials made the announcement of the fight, which is scheduled for UFC on FX 6, which takes place on December 14 in Australia where middleweights Hector Lombard and [...]
Article by MMA OCEANIA Michael Spencer from MMAoceania.com catches up with Ross Pearson in Sydney one day after Ultimate Fighter: AUS vs UK began filming.
Article by Nick Walshaw ROSS Pearson landed in Sydney this week with a special addition to his luggage - a pair of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belts. Speaking with The Daily Telegraph on his first day of shooting The Ultimate Fighter: Australia v Great Britain, the tattooed Englishman revealed he had flown a group of [...]
Article by Andy Samuelson Ross Pearson grew up in a small village outside of Sunderland, England. His longtime friends from the village think their buddy has traded his blue-collar roots for amenities more befitting a Hollywood movie star. "Some of them think I'm living the fast life, living like a superstar," Pearson told MMAjunkie.com Radio [...]
Watch Alliance MMA Pro Team's Cage Training Coach Manny Rodriguez as he instructs these Professional Mixed Martial Arts Fighters through a Cage Training Session. Fighters include Ross Pearson, Wilson Reis, Forrest Griffin, Matt Van Buren, Alp Ozkilic and Alejandro Garcia. They are training in Las Vegas at Throwdown Gym. Follow Manny @manny_mma
Article by UFC.com British striker Ross "The Real Deal" Pearson's doesn't anticipate his second fight at featherweight will be any easier than his first against opponent Junior AssunÃ§Ã£o; and that's just how Pearson wants it to be. Dropping to 145 lbs. in an earnest attempt to obtain UFC gold, Pearson looks to start off a [...]
Brandon Vera Muay Thai Training and Pro Fighters From Alliance MMA at TAPOUT Gym in Las Vegas *VIDEO*
Brandon Vera trains alongside Coach Doug Balzarini, Master Lloyd Irvin, Alexander Gustafsson, Matt Van Buren, Ross Pearson, Kristian Lexell, Papy Abedi, Alejandro Garcia, Edwin Aguilar, Wilson Reis, Franklin Camacho, Scott Heckman, Joe Taimanglo and Jimmy Harbison. At TAPOUT Gym in Las Vegas.
Ross Pearson Training DB Strength & Conditioning at Alliance MMA in San Diego
Watch as UFC Fighter Vitor Belfort trains alongside Dominick Cruz, Ross Pearson, Wilson Reis, Mike Chandler, AJ Matthews, and the rest of Alliance MMA.
Article by ESPN staff Ross Pearson is ready to help the UFC out by taking a featherweight title fight with Jose Aldo, if the Brazilian needs a rival at UFC 147. UFC president Dana White finds himself in need of a main event for UFC 147, after Anderson Silva v Chael Sonnen had to be [...]
Top 10 Lightweight Michael Chandler Preps With Team Alliance MMA For His Superfight Against Akihiro Gono At Bellator 67
Written by Spencer Lazara Michael Chandler is probably the best fighter not on your radar despite being victorious against a top 5 opponent in Eddie Alvarez in what was one of the best fights of 2011. He has been training in Las Vegas with Alliance MMA who are all there for the Ultimate Fighter Live. [...]
Jeremy “Lil Heathen” Stephens: “Party All The Time and Drilling With Vitor Belfort” – UFC on Fuel TV 3 Training Camp
Finishing up camp for the week, Jeremy and Shannon Slack introduce us to the inventor of "Swag." Then Chef Garcia cooking up some Salmon. Rage Against The Machine, Wrestling with Shannon, Secret Societies with Ross Pearson, Working with Coach Adrian Melendrez. "The Support I Get Is What Keeps Me Going. Thank You!" -Jeremy Stephens Follow [...]
Ross Pearson training with Alliance MMA at the TAPOUT gym in Las Vegas. Also in the video is Coach Eric Del Fierro, Coach Andreas Michael and Frank Camacho.