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  • 2 years ago
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In the last two years, Jon Fitch has had more surgeries than he's had fights and the financial burden of the time off caught up to him prior to his bout against Johny Hendricks. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Jon Fitch returns to the cage at Saturday's UFC 153 event, and from a financial standpoint, it can't some soon enough. Slowed by injuries, he's competed just twice in the past 20 months, and he didn't get his win bonus in either. But he's not just losing money there. As MMA's TV ratings decline, attendance and gate figures slide, and major events get canceled, Fitch said it's becoming harder for fighters to make money outside the cage. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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On Tuesday, former UFC fighters Jon Fitch, Cung Le and Nate Quarry filed a lawsuit against their former employer alleging that the fight promotion has become a monopoly. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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For more than seven years, welterweight Jon Fitch built a reputation as one of the UFC's toughest fighters. He fought a who's who of the world's best at 170 pounds—and beat almost all of them. Over the course of his tenure in the Octagon he went 14-3-1 with one no-contest. As records go, they don't get much better. But, in many ways, Fitch failed to make his way. His ground-centric style didn't make him any fans with the UFC brass. He got just a single opportunity at the UFC championship. He fai read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Jon Fitch joins us in studio to preview his WSOF welterweight title fight against Rousimar Palhares this Saturday night at WSOF 16. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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The MMA Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday's show: 1 p.m. -- The Fight Network's John Pollock will discuss CM Punk signing with UFC and the aftermath of UFC 181. 1:25 p.m. -- K.J. Noons will preview his TUF 20 Finale fight against Daron Cruickshank. 1:45 p.m. -- Tom Wright, managing director for UFC operations in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, will discuss the latest news pertaining to those market. 2:05 p.m. -- Frank Mir will look ahead to his return to the UFC next yea read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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UFC matchmakers Joe Silva and Sean Shelby don’t tell their fighters how to handle their careers. But both UFC executives are happy to offer the same advice to any fighter who joins the company: MMA is not a career; it’s an opportunity.Filed under: Featured, (...) read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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UFC matchmakers Joe Silva and Sean Shelby don’t tell their fighters how to handle their careers. But both UFC executives are happy to offer the same advice to any fighter who joins the company: MMA is not a career; it’s an opportunity.Filed under: Featured, (...) read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Get ready MMA world, digital currency may become the next frontier in fighter sponsorship. Whether we like it or not, digital currency is making the slow creep into popular culture and perception. While it may not be easily redeemable, and the value may fluctuate wildly, but it's place in the digital world certainly doesn't seem to be shrinking. And a strong place in the digital world, tends to mean a slow trickle into the real world. Helping this trickle along is digital currency entrepreneur B read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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He also didn't take too kindly to Rousimar Palhares bailing on their proposed WSOF welterweight championship fight. Dan Marino is considered one of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time. He's a Hall of Famer with a number of individual accolades and countless records under his belt. Accomplishments he achieved while under center for the Miami Dolphins for 17 years. But as impressive as all his stats are, Marino never won an NFL championship, coming up short in his only shot at a Super Bowl r read news >>

  • a year ago
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Josh Burkman knew Jon Fitch was out. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Jon Fitch made approximately $1.322 million over the course of his 18-fight career with the UFC. read news >>

  • a year ago
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As former Jon Fitch prepares for his World Series of Fighting debut, he's in the midst of a bit of controversy over his UFC tenure and compensation. read news >>

  • a year ago
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When Dana White first heard that Jon Fitch described his experience with the promotion as a "hostile work environment," he did a double take. He said he and Lorenzo Fertitta authorized more than $400,000 in non-contracted compensation for Fitch during his time in the UFC. read news >>

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