Ross Pearson Vs. James Krause Booked For The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale

Lightweights Ross Pearson and James Krause will meet this July at The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale.

The bout was recently added to the July 8 card from Las Vegas that will feature Joanna Jedrzejczyk defending her strawweight title against Claudia Gadelha.

Pearson (19-10) recently picked up his fourth win since 2014 with a split decision over Chad Laprise. The former winner of TUF, the Brit is now 4-4 with a no-contest over his last nine fights.

Krause (23-7) has won two straight, scoring victories over Shane Campbell and Daron Cruickshank. He is 4-3 over his last seven Octagon appearances.

Other bouts set for the night include Anthony Smith vs. Scott Askham and Li Jingliang vs. Anton Zafir.