Mixed martial artist and winner of season 9 of UFC’s Ultimate Fighter reality show, Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson was arrested on suspicion of DUI early Sunday morning by Las Vegas police after being stopped for erratic driving and failing a field sobriety test.
Pearson, originally of Sunderland, England has been a professional fighter since 2004. He typically rains out of the Rough House gym in England but has been based in Las Vegas over the last few weeks, working as an assistant coach on the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter. His next fight is for the summer on the Fox network.
Released the same day as his arrest. neither Pearson or the UFC have offered public comment on the incident.