Article

Pearson, Sots Set to Coach TUF Smashes

TUF alumni will coach first-ever Australia vs. UK season of The Ultimate Fighter
On the “UFC Postfight Show on FUEL TV” following UFC ON FUEL TV: MUNOZ VS. WEIDMAN, Ariel Helwani conducted an exclusive interview backstage at the HP Pavilion with UFC president Dana White.

White revealed the TUF: The Smashes coaches for the upcoming season of the show, which pits Australian fighters against a team from the UK: “The coaches will be [Ross] Pearson and [George] Sotiropoulos. They will fight at the end of it.”

Sunderland, England's Pearson won TUF 9 as a lightweight, then dropped to featherweight late last year. Sotiropoulos was a TUF 6 standout.

Media

Recent
Watch the UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier post-fight press conference.
May 23, 2015
The UFC 187 post-fight press conference got a little heated with an unexpected fighter speaking his mind. Check out the highlights.
May 24, 2015
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman talks about his win over Vitor Belfort to retain his title at UFC 187 and what could be next in this backstage interview with UFC correspondent Megan Olivi.
May 24, 2015
South Korean welterweight Dong Hyun Kim talks with Megan Olivi backstage about his win inside the Octagon and the future of Korean fighters.
May 24, 2015