Jon Fitch talks about why he wouldn't be surprised to see the UFC fixing fights, his unique cryptocurrency sponsorship and his take on oversaturation in MMA.
Jon Fitch is fighting in the co-main event of this weekend's World Series of Fighting 11 card, which is airing for the first time on NBC, live on July 5th at 4pm ET/ 1pm PT. Our own Steph Daniels got an exclusive interview with him for Bloody Elbow covering everything from his crowd funded sponsorship by a cryptocurrency to his thoughts abo more
A new addition to the UFC's welterweight ranks.
Fortunately for me, the UFC hasn't taken it upon themselves to sign every available prospect on the market this week, leaving a little more time to focus on just who they have picked up. Namely, former RFA welterweight Alan Jouban, who was made an official part of the roster on Tuesday, July 8th with the announced fight between him and Seth Baczynski at UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. St. Preux on August 16th in Bangor, Maine.
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares is back in the gym, and he’s training to beat Jon Fitch.
The leglock specialist asked to be taken off the WSOF 11 card on July 5 to assist his mother on her surgery for thrombosis in her legs, but Fitch, who was set to fight for the welterweight title, didn’t approve of his decision.
Fitch called Palhares "unprofessional", wishing he had "manned up" and fought him. By saying that, he made things personal.
"My fami more
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Robbie Lawler’s slow burn toward the UFC welterweight title smolders on.
After pulling the plug on Matt Brown’s Cinderella story via unanimous decision on Saturday in the main event of UFC on Fox 12, Lawler once again finds himself the top contender for the company’s 170-pound title.
He’s now assured a second bite at the apple against champion Johny Hendricks, but, as is often the case for UFC title hopefuls these days, he’ll have to wait a bit to get it.
Hendricks is still healing from a torn b more
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Two new Pols make their way to the UFC with the signing of a new strawweight and a new lightweight.
Poland has become one of the next talent hotbeds for MMA, with a scene that's been in development for quite some time now, lead by national mainstay promotion KSW. Surprisingly neither of the UFC's most recent signings have come through the KSW ranks, but they add to a growing stream of fighters making the jump from the European regional circuit. Lukasz Sajewski's signing was first reported by Pol more
In our latest WSOF 11 sit-down with MMAjunkie’s John Morgan, co-headliners Jon Fitch and Dennis Hallman hit on a variety of topics, including Fitch’s growing resentment toward reigning WSOF welterweight champ Rousimar Palhares.Filed under: Featured Videos, (...) more
A chance pizza delivery led Rob Font to MMA. Now he’s ready to make a name for himself against George Roop at UFC 175. Filed under: News, UFC more