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Ross Pearson

Ross Pearson

Nationality :British
Date Of Birth :September 26, 1984
Height :5 feet 8 inches
Weight :70 kg

Ross Pearson is a professional Mixed Martial Artist originally from Sunderland, England. He was a three-time “Fight of the Night” winner and was the lightweight winner of The Ultimate Fighter 9.


Real NameRoss Pearson
Nick NameRoss
Date Of BirthSeptember 26, 1984
Age38 years old
BirthplaceSunderland, England
ProfessionMMA fighter
Height5 feet 8 inches
Weight70 kg
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye colorBrown
Net Worth$200k

Ross Pearson Biography, EarlyLife

Ross was born on September 26, 1984, in Sunderland, England, and is 37 years old as of 2023. He belongs to British nationality.

He was molded to be one of the best mixed martial artists at the age of 17.

Also, he battled in the lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, holding a record of 12-13 (1 NC) with the organization.

In addition, he is famous for his powerful punches. His favorite grappling technique is the armbar. Pearson has stated that his hero is Randy Couture.

Ross Pearson Education

Pearson joined the University of Sunderland, Park View School, Chester-le-Street where he started training in martial arts and boxing. Moreover, Ross has not mentioned the names of his parents and relatives.

Ross Pearson’s Height, And Weight

Pearson has a muscular body with a height of 69.6 inches and weighs around 70kg.

He has a pair of brown eyes and brown hair. Besides this, there is not any information regarding his other body measurements.


Pearson a celebrity MMA Fighter, first appeared on the TV reality show The Ultimate Fighter: the United States vs. the United Kingdom where he won the fight and placed first in the lightweight division in 2009.

Ross fought against Dennis Siver at the event of UFC Fight Night: Florian vs. Gomi in Charlotte, US, and won the title of Fight of the Night on March 31, 2010.

Later, he fought three matches in which he won the fight and lost one match against Edson Barboza in 2011.

In 2012, Pearson was confirmed as the Team UK coach for The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes. He won the fight by an early third-round TKO.

Pearson faced Melvin Guillard at UFC Fight Night 30 on October 26, 2013, where the fight ended in a no contest as Pearson was unable to continue after being cut on the forehead by an accidental illegal knee.

On 2014 June 7, he competed with Diego Sanchez via Split Decision but that decision was not correct so he appealed to New Mexico Athletic Commission to re-arrange the match as the rule of UFC. Later UFC president Dana compensated Pearson $30,000 as an unofficial win bonus.

In 2015, Pearson competed in a three-match where he won two fights against Sam Stout and Paul Felder and lost one fight against Evan Dunham.

In 2016, Pearson was expected to face Abel Trujillo on 20 March at UFC Fight Night. However, Trujillo was removed from the card on 12 March due to alleged visa issues that restricted his entry to Australia. As a result, Pearson faced Chad Laprise and won the match via split decision. 

In 2018, Pearson was expected to battle in the fight against Joseph Duffy. However, Pearson announced that he was out of the bout due to a broken nose and subsequent surgery to correct the injury.

In 2019, Pearson faced Desmond Green on March 30, 2019, at UFC where he lost the fight via technical knockout in round one. In addition, Pearson announced his retirement on April 8, 2019.

Ross Pearson’s Net Worth

His salary and other sources of income are not specifically disclosed. According to sources, Pearson has a net worth of about $200,000.

Ross Pearson’s Wife, Marriage, Children

Ross Pearson is happily married to his Australian wife, Kristie Jane Mckeon who used to work as a ring girl. They both met at UFC in 2011 and started dating each other since then.

Finally, in September 2014 they got married after a long year of dating. Also, Pearson moved to Australia to be with his wife.

They are blessed with two daughters, Gracie and Elle.

Ross Pearson Awards

Mixed martial arts

  • Ultimate Fighting Championship
    • The Ultimate Fighter 9 Tournament Winner (Lightweight)
    • Fight of the Night (Three times)
    • Performance of the Night (One time)
  • Ultimate Force
    • UF Lightweight Champion (One time)
    • One successful title defense
  • Total Combat
    • Lightweight Champion
  • Strike and Submit
    • Lightweight Champion


What is the net worth of Ross Pearson?

His net worth is 200,000 dollars.

What is the height of Ross Pearson?

His height is 5 feet 8 inches.

What is the age of Ross Pearson?

His age is 38 years as of 2023.

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