Pierson Meets Stun Gun at UFC 141

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I wonder which of the UFC brass Sean Pierson pissed off? Once again, Pierson has been thrown in with the lions as the fighter formerly known as “Pimp Daddy” takes on Dong Hyun Kim at UFC 141. Just months after facing UFC title contender Jake Ellenberger, Pierson faces yet another UFC title contender with a 5-1 record in world’s top organization. The match up has been officially announced via Dana White and originally reported by MMAjunkie.com and Sherdog.com.

Pierson, Canada’s 7th ranked Welterweight, burst into the UFC with a ‘Fight of the Night’ calibre performance, defeating TUF veteran Matt Riddle via Unanimous Decision. This will be Pierson’s first UFC fight outside of Canada as he fought Riddle in Montreal at UFC 124 then suffered his KO loss at UFC 129 in his hometown of Toronto.

“Stun Gun” also returns to the cage on the heels of his first UFC loss as the surging Korean was stopped via TKO at the hands of a Carlos Condit flying knee at UFC 132. Kim also owns a win over TJ Grant, another ranked Canadian Welterweight. Before his loss to Condit, Kim was skyrocketing towards a UFC title shot as the owner of five wins in the UFC over notables Matt Brown, Amir Sadollah and Nate Diaz.

UFC 141 is scheduled to take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event will feature the highly anticipated Heavyweight clash between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem. Other featured match ups are Jon Fitch vs. Johny Hendricks and Alexander Gustafsson vs. Vladimir Matyushenko.

8 Responses to “ Pierson Meets Stun Gun at UFC 141 ”

  1. Alex says:

    tough fight for Pierson

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  2. ryan farse says:

    not good

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  3. Robin Black says:

    He’s gotta go all wrestler/boxer on the stun gun. Throw punches then put him on his back early.

    Yeah it’s tough but it’s a winnable fight for Sean. And there’s a big pay off because Dong Hyun Kim has a good name.

    And lotsa time to get ready.

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  4. Bobby Karimi says:

    Tough fight, good luck to Pierson

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  5. evmister says:

    I think this is a horrible mismatch for Pierson. Stun Gun has some unreal grappling and control, which he has been able to hold everyone down except for Condit.
    I’m not saying Pierson can’t do it, i just think Kim is on a whole other level

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  6. Sajid says:

    Would have loved to seen Stun Gun and Claude Patrick. Best of luck Pierson.

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  7. Alex says:

    why the hell isnt this in toronto?

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