Ross Pearson

Ross "The Real Deal" Pearson

First Name: Ross Last Name: Pearson
Nickname: The Real Deal
Date of Birth: Sep 26, 1984 Age: 39
Weight: 71.0 Height: 172.7
Reach: 175.3
Location: Sunderland, England
Hometown: Sunderland, England
Fighting Styles: Taekwondo Black Belt, Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, Judo
Affiliations: Team Rough House, Alliance MMA
Fight Stats
Record 19 - 17, 1 NC Last 5 Fights
Total Fights 38 fights Professional Fights 37 fights
Amateur Fights 1 fights Years Fighting 19 years
Days Last Fought 1705 days Rounds Fought 83 rounds
Finish Wins 11 finishes Finish Losses 8 finish losses
Finish Win Percentage 57 % Finish Loss Percentage 47 %
Knockout Wins 2 KOs Knockout Losses 2 KO losses
TKO Wins 4 TKOs TKO Losses 4 TKO losses
KO/TKO Win Percentage 31 % KO/TKO Loss Percentage 35 %
Submission Wins 5 subs Submission Losses 2 sub losses
Submission Win Percentage 26 % Submission Loss Percentage 11 %
Decision Wins 8 decision wins Decision Losses 9 decision losses
Decision Win Percentage 42 % Decision Loss Percentage 52 %
Unanimous Decision Wins 5 UD wins Unanimous Decision Losses 6 UD losses
Split Decision Wins 2 SD wins Split Decision Losses 3 SD losses

Professional Fights

Ross Pearson
Loss

Ross Pearson

(19 - 16, 1 NC)

MTK MMA - Probellum

November 16, 2019 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Brentwood Centre, London, England

KO (Rolling Thunder Kick) Round: 3 Time: 4:26

Davy Gallon
Win

Davy Gallon

(16 - 6 - 2)
Ross Pearson
Loss

Ross Pearson

(19 - 15, 1 NC)

UFC on ESPN 2

March 30, 2019 Saturday
7 PM ET / 4 PM PT

Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 2:52

Desmond Green
Win

Desmond Green

(22 - 8)
Ross Pearson
Loss

Ross Pearson

(19 - 14, 1 NC)

UFC on Fox 30

July 28, 2018 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

John Makdessi
Win

John Makdessi

(15 - 6)
Ross Pearson
Win

Ross Pearson

(18 - 14, 1 NC)

UFC 221

February 10, 2018 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Perth Arena, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Mizuto Hirota
Loss

Mizuto Hirota

(20 - 8 - 2)
Ross Pearson
Loss

Ross Pearson

(18 - 13, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 110

June 10, 2017 Saturday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand

KO (Knee) Round: 2 Time: 3:02

Dan Hooker
Win

Dan Hooker

(14 - 7)
Ross Pearson
Loss

Ross Pearson

(18 - 12, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 99

November 19, 2016 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

SSE Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Stevei Ray
Win

Stevei Ray

(22 - 6)
Ross Pearson
Loss

Ross Pearson

(18 - 11, 1 NC)

UFC 201

July 30, 2016 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Jorge Masvidal
Win

Jorge Masvidal

(28 - 10)
Ross Pearson
Loss

Ross Pearson

(18 - 10, 1 NC)

TUF 23 Finale

July 08, 2016 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Will Brooks
Win

Will Brooks

(18 - 1)
Ross Pearson
Win

Ross Pearson

(17 - 10, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 85

March 19, 2016 Saturday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Chad Laprise
Loss

Chad Laprise

(10 - 1)
Ross Pearson
Loss

Ross Pearson

(17 - 9, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 81

January 17, 2016 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Ross Pearson
Win

Ross Pearson

(16 - 9, 1 NC)

UFC 191

September 05, 2015 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Paul Felder
Loss

Paul Felder

(10 - 1)
Ross Pearson
Loss

Ross Pearson

(16 - 8, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 72

July 18, 2015 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

SSE Hydro Arena, Glasgow, Scotland

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Evan Dunham
Win

Evan Dunham

(15 - 6)
Ross Pearson
Win

Ross Pearson

(15 - 8, 1 NC)

UFC 185

March 14, 2015 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas, United States

KO (Punch) Round: 2 Time: 1:33

Sam Stout
Loss

Sam Stout

(20 - 10 - 1)
Ross Pearson
Loss

Ross Pearson

(15 - 7, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 55

November 07, 2014 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Allphones Arena, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

TKO (Punches) Round: 2 Time: 1:39

Al Iaquinta
Win

Al Iaquinta

(9 - 3 - 1)
Ross Pearson
Loss

Ross Pearson

(15 - 6, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 42

June 07, 2014 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Diego Sanchez
Win

Diego Sanchez

(27 - 7)
Ross Pearson
NC

Ross Pearson

(15 - 6)

UFC Fight Night 30

October 26, 2013 Saturday
3 PM ET / 12 PM PT

Phones 4U Arena, Manchester, Greater Manchester, England

No Contest (Illegal Knee) Round: 1 Time: 1:57

Melvin Guillard
NC

Melvin Guillard

(31 - 12 - 2, 1 NC)
Ross Pearson
Win

Ross Pearson

(14 - 6)

UFC on Fuel TV 9

April 06, 2013 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden

TKO (Punches) Round: 2 Time: 3:45

Ryan Couture
Loss

Ryan Couture

(6 - 1)
Ross Pearson
Win

Ross Pearson

(13 - 6)

UFC on FX 6

December 15, 2012 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Gold Coast Convention Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

TKO (Punches) Round: 3 Time: 0:41

Ross Pearson
Loss

Ross Pearson

(13 - 5)

UFC on FX 4

June 22, 2012 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Revel Atlantic City, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 2 Time: 4:14

Cub Swanson
Win

Cub Swanson

(16 - 5)
Ross Pearson
Win

Ross Pearson

(12 - 5)

UFC 141

December 30, 2011 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Ross Pearson
Loss

Ross Pearson

(12 - 4)

UFC 134

August 27, 2011 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

HSBC Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Edson Barboza
Win

Edson Barboza

(8 - 0)
Ross Pearson
Win

Ross Pearson

(11 - 4)

UFC 127

February 27, 2011 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Acer Arena, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Spencer Fisher
Loss

Spencer Fisher

(23 - 6)
Ross Pearson
Loss

Ross Pearson

(11 - 3)

UFC Fight Night 22

September 15, 2010 Wednesday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 2 Time: 1:49

Cole Miller
Win

Cole Miller

(16 - 5)
Ross Pearson
Win

Ross Pearson

(10 - 3)

UFC Fight Night 21

March 31, 2010 Wednesday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Bojangles Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Dennis Siver
Loss

Dennis Siver

(15 - 6)
Ross Pearson
Win

Ross Pearson

(9 - 3)

UFC 105

November 14, 2009 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Manchester Evening News Arena, Manchester, Lancashire, England

TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Round: 2 Time: 4:38

Aaron Riley
Loss

Aaron Riley

(29 - 11 - 1)
Ross Pearson
Win

Ross Pearson

(8 - 3)

The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale

June 20, 2009 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Andre Winner
Loss

Andre Winner

(10 - 2 - 1)
Ross Pearson
Win

Ross Pearson

(7 - 3)

UF - Nemesis

November 01, 2008 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Doncaster Dome, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 3:33

Ian Jones
Loss

Ian Jones

(6 - 4)
Ross Pearson
Loss

Ross Pearson

(7 - 2)

CG 9

October 04, 2008 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Liverpool Olympia, Liverpool, England

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Abdul Mohamed
Win

Abdul Mohamed

(15 - 6 - 3)
Ross Pearson
Win

Ross Pearson

(6 - 2)

GR 24

May 31, 2008 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

England

Submission (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 2:35

Cedric Celerier
Loss

Cedric Celerier

(3 - 0 - 1)
Ross Pearson
Win

Ross Pearson

(5 - 2)

UF - Punishment

May 03, 2008 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Doncaster, England

Submission (Armbar) Round: 3 Time: TBD

Aidan Marron
Loss

Aidan Marron

(11 - 6)
Ross Pearson
Win

Ross Pearson

(4 - 2)

SAS 6

April 13, 2008 Sunday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Federation Brewery, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England

Submission (Triangle Choke) Round: 1 Time: 0:37

Sami Berik
Loss

Sami Berik

(12 - 24)
Ross Pearson
Win

Ross Pearson

(3 - 2)

GR 23

February 23, 2008 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

England

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 3:44

Mark Spencer
Loss

Mark Spencer

(4 - 6)
Ross Pearson
Win

Ross Pearson

(2 - 2)

CWFC - Enter The Rough House 5

December 08, 2007 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Harvey Haddon Sports Centre, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England

Submission (Armbar) Round: 1 Time: 4:46

Steve Tetley
Loss

Steve Tetley

(2 - 1)
Ross Pearson
Win

Ross Pearson

(1 - 2)

GR 22

November 24, 2007 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

England

KO (Punch) Round: 1 Time: 2:05

Ross Pearson
Loss

Ross Pearson

(0 - 1)

GR 21

September 22, 2007 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

England

TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Round: 1 Time: TBD

Curt Warburton
Win

Curt Warburton

(1 - 0)
Ross Pearson
Win

Ross Pearson

(0 - 1)

GR 21

September 22, 2007 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

England

Decision Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Will Burke
Loss

Will Burke

(2 - 1)
Ross Pearson
Loss

Ross Pearson

(DEBUT)

HOP 1

December 12, 2004 Sunday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Time and Envy Nightclub, Swansea, South Wales, United Kingdom

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: Time: TBD

Chris Hughes
Win

Chris Hughes

(DEBUT)