Ross Pearson vs. Ryan Couture
The co-main event is up next and features former Ultimate Fighter winner Ross Pearson (14-6) welcoming Ryan Couture (6-1) to the Octagon. Couture, of course, is the son of former UFC champion and Hall of Famer Randy Couture. The referee will be Leon Roberts
Round 1: Couture goes right for a takedown, but Pearson fends it off. Some solid clinch work going on, as Couture is making him carry his weight and avoiding any big power shots. Just like his father used to do, Couture is controlling the action against the fence. Pearson finally separates and throws a big kick that glances off the side of the head. Pearson lands a big knee and left-hook combo.
FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Couture
Round 2: Pearson stalking Couture now, hitting him with some massive hooks off combos. Couture doesn’t want to engage in a striking match, but he is doing enough to keep Pearson on the edge in regards to what is coming next. A left connects from Pearson, who follows up with a body shot. Pearson catches a kick and pounces, but it unable to do any damage. Couture gets up and Pearson starts attacking, clobbering him against the fence and dropping him with several left hooks.
Ross Pearson def. Ryan Couture via TKO (strikes) at 3:45 of Round 2