In the fight co-main event of UFC on Fuel TV 9 in Stockholm, Sweden, Englishman Ross Pearson "spoiled" the debut of Ryan Couture, son of legend Randy Couture in the UFC.
In the second round of the confrontation, Ross Pearson hit a beautiful cross from the left to the chin of his opponent, who fell groggy in the Octagon. He also struck an opponent for a few more seconds until the referee ending the fight by TKO.
Ross Pearson won a second straight win in the UFC. In December last year, he defeated George Sotiropoulos by knockout in the third round. Now, English is back in good standing within the category of light and can face a top 10-ranked athlete in his next fight.
Ryan Couture, meanwhile, suffered its second setback in the career. He had four straight victories in Strikeforce extinct.