Stats & Records
Fight Win Streak
Wins by Knockout
Wins by Submission
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
- Pro since 2014
- Has won 10 of his last 11 and five in a row
- Nine wins by KO, two by submission (2 RNC)
- One first-round finish
UFC on ESPN (12/3/22) Pearce won a three round unanimous decision over Darren Elkins
UFC Fight Night (7/23/22) Pearce stopped Makwan Amirkhani via strikes at 4:10 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (2/19/22) Pearce won a three round unanimous decision over Christian Rodriguez
UFC 266 (9/25/21) Pearce submitted Omar Morales via rear naked choke at 3:31 of the second round
UFC on ESPN (11/28/20) Pearce stopped Kai Kamaka via strikes at 4:28 of the second round
UFC on ESPN (10/18/19) Pearce was stopped by Joe Lauzon via strikes at 1:33 of the first round
Dana White's Contender Series, Season 3
Episode 3 (7/9/19) Pearce stopped Jacob Rosales via strikes at 1:50 of the third round
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting because I was always the smallest, getting pushed around, but there came a time when I wasn’t wrestling anymore and I was in college and I got jumped by two people on my 19th birthday and realized that it was my true calling.
What ranks and titles have you held? BJJ purple belt
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A UFC contract means that I’m finally getting what I have earned. I have been through a lot more than any of these Contender Series guys. I have had my career almost taken from me when I broke my jaw, and I am more because of it. I try not to brag about it because it hit on a deeper level with my family and everyone that was there when it happened that life isn’t promised, so you better get it done today before time runs out because it’s not an endless clock.
What was your job before you started fighting? Cut grass and whooped ass.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Featherweight state champion and Caged Kombat champion, Arena Combat champion (amateur accomplishments)