Review: 2014-11-08, pretty good finish between Ross Pearson and Al Iaquinta but it is not enough to get three stars. The black belt in tae-kwon-do Ross Pearson entered this fight with a pro mma record of 16-7-0 (69% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.18 lightweight in the world, he has fought twice in 2014 losing the first bout, against Diego Sanchez (controversial split decision, Sanchez vs Pearson), but then he defeated Gray Maynard (=Maynard vs Pearson).
His opponent, Al Iaquinta, has a record of 9-3-1 (56% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.47 in the same weight class, he has already fought three times this year beating Kevin Lee and Rodrigo Damm but between these two bouts he lost to Mitch Clarke. Pearson vs Iaquinta is on the undercard of Luke Rockhold vs Michael Bisping – UFC FN 55. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 55: Rockhold vs Bisping
Where: Allphones Arena, Sydney, Australia
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC FN 55 fight card (main and best fights):
Luke Rockhold vs Michael Bisping
Ross Pearson vs Al Iaquinta
Clint Hester vs Robert Whittaker
Soa Palelei vs Walt Harris
Marcus Brimage vs Jumabieke Tuerxun
Pearson’s previous fight: Gray Maynard vs Ross Pearson
Iaquinta’s next fight: Joe Lauzon vs Al Iaquinta
Pearson’s next fight: Ross Pearson vs Sam Stout
post-fight interview + short highlights