Article

Ross Pearson Delays Wedding For UFC Fight Night

Ross Pearson tells BBC Sport he has had to put his nuptials on hold while he prepares for Gray Maynard at UFC Fight Night Bangor this Saturday.


Ross Pearson has an extra incentive to beat Gray Maynard when they face off at the UFC Fight Night on Sunday, 17 August - he is getting married next month.

The Sunderland-born UFC lightweight will wed fiancée Kristie-Jane McKeon on the Australian Gold Coast in September but for now the focus is on the fight, not the wedding.

"She's out in Australia at the moment organising it all," Pearson told BBC Sport.

"We get married at the Great Barrier Reef, and hopefully I'll get a nice big pay-cheque [against Maynard] to pay for it all.

Read the Full Article.

Watch Past Fights

Media

Recent
Go behind the scenes with UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier before, during and after his fight at UFC 192. Cormier defended his belt at UFC 192 after defeating Alexander Gustafsson.
Jun 28, 2016
Joe Lauzon is fighting for more than himself at UFC 200, he's fighting for his family. Lauzon takes on Diego Sanchez in the FIGHT PASS prelims.
Jun 28, 2016
UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk talks about explosive fighting style, lack of nerves before a big fight, discipline inside the Octagon and more. Jedrzejczyk defends her title against Claudia Gadelha in a rematch at The Ultimate Fighter Finale.
Jun 28, 2016
Travis Browne talks UFC 200 and his matchup with Cain Velasquez in this edition of the UFC Minute.
Jun 28, 2016