Brock wrestling alumnus achieves dream of fighting in UFC

UFC 124: Matthew Riddle and Brock grad, Sean Pierson (BBA ’01). Photo credit: MMAJunkie.comThis past December, Brock Business graduate and former Badgers wrestler, Sean Pierson (BBA ’01), made his UFC debut at the Bell Centre in Montreal. A Brock Press article, “From Brock to the UFC‘,  details the 10-year journey he undertook to get there. ——From Brock to the UFCThe Brock PressJan. 11, 2011Written by Anthony DebartoloIt’s December 12, 2010 and Sean Pierson is tired, bruised, and – as the cuts on his face suggest – beat-up. Now to some these feelings of utter discomfort would signify meanings of defeat and discontent. However, to 34-year-old Sean Pierson these battle wounds indicate the complete opposite, serving as symbolic reminders that he is finally living-out his boyhood dream.On December 11, 2010, former Brock graduate Sean Pierson made his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut at UFC 124. Fighting in his first ever UFC tilt, the Toronto native admits that the experience was definitely a nerve-wrenching one.To read the rest of the article, visit read more