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UFC's Ross Pearson hints at possible drop to featherweight division

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Ross Pearson is considering a move to the featherweight division.

The British fighter, who won "The Ultimate Fighter 9" as a lightweight, won four of his first five UFC fights.

However, following a recent split-decision defeat to Edson Barboza at UFC 134, the 26-year-old stated that he's considering a move from 155 to 145 pounds.

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Post #1   9/6/11 2:01:51PM   

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He could be a healthy 145 with the right diet.

Post #2   9/6/11 2:02:52PM   

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He looked a little soft against Barbosa.....he should take some pointers from Tyson Griffin on how to do it.

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Posted by FastKnockout

He could be a healthy 145 with the right diet.

Mike Dolce anyone

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I reckon he could be a ripped 145er. He looked like he was carrying some excess in his last fight compared to Barboza.

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Would be a great move for him, as he's just too short for 155. There's also much less depth--as made apparent by someone like say Manny Gamburyan who was a serviceable LW, but suddenly became a top 10 FW.

Post #6   9/7/11 3:08:05PM