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Mike Pierce on Fighting Rousimar Palhares, Comparisons to Jon Fitch, and More

UFC welterweight Mike Pierce is on a four-fight winning streak and could very well be the owner of six straight victories had judges scored his closely-contested showdown with Josh Koscheck similarly to the rest of the world. Next week, the 17-5 Pierce will ply his trade against Rousimar Palhares at UFC Fight Night 29 where he’ll attempt to get by one of the most dangerous submission specialists in the sport. Pierce recently spoke with where he offered up his thoughts on the match-up, being compared to former title-contender Jon Fitch, and much more. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)