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Ross Pearson Delays Wedding For UFC Fight Night

Ross Pearson tells BBC Sport he has had to put his nuptials on hold while he prepares for Gray Maynard at UFC Fight Night Bangor this Saturday.


Ross Pearson has an extra incentive to beat Gray Maynard when they face off at the UFC Fight Night on Sunday, 17 August - he is getting married next month.

The Sunderland-born UFC lightweight will wed fiancée Kristie-Jane McKeon on the Australian Gold Coast in September but for now the focus is on the fight, not the wedding.

"She's out in Australia at the moment organising it all," Pearson told BBC Sport.

"We get married at the Great Barrier Reef, and hopefully I'll get a nice big pay-cheque [against Maynard] to pay for it all.

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