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
After UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor relinquished the 145-pound title, Jose Aldo was promoted to champ and now Max Holloway and Anthony Pettis meet for the interim title in new UFC 206 main event.
02/12/2016
Watch The Ultimate Fighter Tournament of Champions Finale post-fight press conference live following the event.
01/12/2016
Tim Elliott won the opportunity of a lifetime after winning TUF season 24 and he cashes in his title shot Saturday live and free on FS1 against flyweight king Demetrious Johnson. Elliott talked about that and more with UFC correspondent Megan Olivi.
01/12/2016
UFC correspondent Megan Olivi sat down with UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson to talk about his title defense coming up at The Ultimate Fighter Finale Saturday night and about where he is now as one of the most dominant champs in UFC history.
01/12/2016