Round 1: Marc Goodard is our referee. Pearson lunges in with a left hook. Sotiropoulos ducks under another looping punch and counters. Pearson puts Sotiropoulos on wobbly legs with a straight left. Sotiropoulos changes levels and looks to tie up. He's in trouble but Pearson isn't taking advantage. Sotiropoulos separates, but he still looks out of it. Pearson pressing forward, pumping his jab. Pearson topples Sotiropoulos with a huge leg kick. Pearson lets him get up, and he's headhunting now. Sotiropoulos connects with a stiff jab that backs up Pearson. Pearson misses a superman punch. Sotiropoulos changes levels and looks for a double. He gets it, and takes Pearson's back in a scramble. Pearson tries to stand, Sotiropoulos hunting for a rear-naked choke. He nearly has it. Pearson rolls forward and escapes. MMA Fighting scores it 10-9 for Pearson.
Round 2: Sotiropoulos takes a deep breath and we're off. Pearson blocks a head kick. Sotiropoulos pumps his jab and circles left. Pearson pressing forward, Sotiropoulos content to counter. Nothing landing flush for either man. Sotiropoulos starting to find a home for his jab. Pearson eats another jab out of the clinch. Pearson getting visibly frustrated by Sotiropoulos' range. Pearson connects with a short left hook and Sotiropoulos drops. Sotiropoulos quickly climbs back to his feet but that could steal the round. Pearson ducks a jab and counters with a stiff right hand. Pearson slips and Sotiropoulos rushes into the clinch. MMA Fighting scores it 10-9 for Pearson.
Round 3: Pearson opens with a huge counter left hand that puts Sotiropoulos back on wobbly legs. Pearson stays patient and picks his shots. Another straight left connects, followed by a hard right hook. Sotiropoulos crumbles. This one is over.
UFC on FX 6 results: Ross Pearson def. Georges Sotiropoulos via knockout (punch) at :41 of round 3.
Hector Lombard vs. Rousimar Palhares
Round 1: Marc Goodard is our referee. Lombard tosses out a front kick. Palhares responds with a leg kick. Lombard lunges and misses with a right hook. Lombard head-hunting but can't connect. Palhares lands another leg kick, but eats a big shot for his troubles. A wild left hand drops Palhares. Lombard leaps on top and Palhares clinches desperately. Lombard muscles out some separation and stands back up. Lombard unloading against fence. Palhares just covering up, trying to survive. Another right hand lands flush and Palhares plummets to the mat. Lombard swarms and this one is over.
UFC on FX 6 results: Hector Lombard def. Rousimar Palhares via knockout (punch) at 3:38 of round 1.