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UFC Fight Night- Sanchez vs. Pearson
Diego Sanchez vs. Ross Pearson, UFC Fight Night-Albuquerque. Photo: Will Fox

Ross Pearson Has Fans in Albuquerque, He’s Even Surprised

Ross Pearson faces Diego Sanchez Saturday and then wants a New Mexican burrito on Sunday

At today’s Media Day, held two days ahead of the UFC’s debut in Albuquerque, New Mexico, lightweight Ross Pearson (17-6) was shocked to know that he has supporters in the city.

UFC Fight Night- Sanchez vs. Pearson

Diego Sanchez vs. Ross Pearson, UFC Fight Night-Albuquerque.
Photo: Will Fox

On Saturday night, Pearson will be facing the man to put Albuquerque mixed martial arts on the map when he takes on Albuquerque legend, Diego Sanchez in a vital lightweight fight for both men.

The 11-bout UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov card will take place Saturday at the Tingley Coliseum. Tickets are still available and can be purchased on TicketMaster.com.

ODDS:
Ross Pearson -180  
Diego Sanchez +155

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