Pearson vs. Siver 2, Corassani vs. Young Added to UFC on Fuel TV 2 Fight Card

January 11, 2012
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Two more bouts have been added to the upcoming UFC on Fuel 2 fight card in Sweden with one native son coming home and a rematch in store for the April show.

First up, former Ultimate Fighter competitor Akira Corassani will get the chance to go home to Sweden to fight on the upcoming card in his home country as he faces British striker Jason Young.

Corassani was a competitor on the 14th season of The Ultimate Fighter, but was unable to compete on the finale of the show due to an injury. Now he’ll face tough England based fighter Jason Young in Sweden.

Also added to the card is a rematch between former Ultimate Fighter winner Ross Pearson and newly minted featherweight Dennis Siver.

The two fighters met at lightweight in March 2010 with Pearson coming out on top by unanimous decision. Now they will meet again just two years after the original fight and face off at 145 pounds in Sweden.

The bouts were originally reported by Swedish site mmanytt.se on Wednesday.

The UFC on Fuel 2 fight card takes place in Stockholm, Sweden, on April 14 and will be broadcast on Fuel TV in the United States.


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  • fitefan

    I’m glad to see Pearson fighting again. I dunno why it’s against Siver. I know it went to a decision, and they have now both droped a weight class but I’d rather see each of them fight someone else.
    Maybe set up a rematch in the future if they both rose through the 145 ranks. This seems kind of pointless to me.

    I pick Pearson, he’s been improving with each fight.

  • http://www.bloodyfists.net/forums/index.php SHORT_BUS

    I don’t see the point in rematching Pearson and Siver. Different weight class, same result IMO. Does nothing for me.

  • KBEsq

    Yeah, I totally agree. Not to mention that I think Siver is on a down slope and Pearson is on an up slope. Pearson just won, and had a very close split decision w/ a tough guy (Barboza). Siver just lost badly, and in many people’s opinion, lost to Wiman.

    The only way I think this fight is MAYBE justified is if Siver won the first fight. But he didn’t!