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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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 5 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 >>

  • a year ago
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A middle-of-the-road media teleconference briefly turned into an informal union meeting as World Series of Fighting signees Jacob Volkmann and Jon Fitch, both recent UFC castoffs, swapped ideas about collective bargaining. read news >>

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