UFC on FX 6 Play-by-Play: George Sotiropoulos vs. Ross Pearson

December 12, 2012
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George Sotiropoulos vs. Ross Pearson

Round 1: No touch of gloves in this one.  They feel each other out early. Pearson lands a left hand.  Pearson moving forward.  Sotiropoulos working to establish his jab.  Pearson lands a big right hand.  Sotiropoulos is wobbled.  Sotiropoulos clinches and works for a takedown.  They exchange knees to the body.  The separate.  Sotiropoulos still on rubber legs.  Pearson lands a right hand.  Pearson lands an outside leg kick that buckles Sotiropoulos’ legs and knocks him down.  Sotiropoulos gets back to his feet.  Sotiropoulos lands a stiff jab that backs Pearson up.  Sotiropoulos moves in and secures a takedown.  Pearson works to get back to his feet but Sotiropoulos takes his back.  Pearson stands.  Sotiropoulos has both hooks in and works for a rear naked choke.  Pearson shakes him off but Sotiropoulos lands in side control.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Pearson.

Round 2: Pearson takes the center of the Octagon.  Pearson inches forward.  Pearson delivers a left hand to the body.  They exchange.  Sotiropoulos working his jab.  Pearson presses forward.  They trade jabs.  Sotiropoulos looking to counter.  Sotiropoulos lands a stiff jab.  Pearson delivers a left hook counter.  Pearson goes to the body.  Sotiropoulos fires off a combination.  Pearson delivers a left hook that knocks Sotiropoulos to the canvas.  Sotiropoulos gets up to his feet.  Pearson lands another left hook.  Sotiropoulos answers with a right hand.  Sotiropoulos closes the distance and looks for a takedown.  Pearson defends it.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Pearson.

Round 3: Pearson lands a left hook that has Sotiropoulos on shaky legs.  Pearson lands a combination that drops Sotiropoulos.  He follows with a strike on the ground and the referee stops the fight.  Pearson wins by TKO.

The official time of the stoppage was 41 seconds of the third round.

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