Tennessee man gets UFC contract after win on ESPN+

Johnson City Native, Jonathan "JSP" Pearce earned a UFC contract after a big Las Vegas win. (MGN)
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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WVLT) --

A Johnson City Native landed a spot on the Ultimate Fighting Championship roster according to a report from CBS affiliate WJHL.

Mixed martial artist Jonathan Pearce earned the spot after a dominant win Tuesday during Dana White’s “Contender Series” in Las Vegas.

The fight aired on ESPN+. Pearce, who goes by JSP on the fighting circuit has a professional record of 9 wins and three losses.

Learn more about Pearce on his Tapology profile. The site names him the best in Tennessee.

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