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  • 2 years ago
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Jon Fitch puts on a Fight of the Night performance at UFC 153, hopefully refreshing his career, and definitely refreshing his wallet. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Jon Fitch made good on his intention of winning the UFC 153 Fight of the Night bonus, collecting $70,000 alongside the other UFC 153 fighter bonus winners. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Jon Fitch overwhelmed Brazilian prospect, Erick Silva in their Welterweight clash at UFC 153 from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - For winning his first performance bonus in four years, UFC 153's Jon Fitch had to thank opponent Erick Silva. "Great fights are made when both guys are coming in to finish and take risk, and tonight, he was the perfect opponent for me to show what I'm really about and kind of restart my career," Fitch told MMAjunkie.com. An extra $70,000 staved off dire financial straits for the onetime welterweight title challenger, whose boss, UFC President Dana White, said a much-re read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Jon Fitch has never been afraid to speak his mind. So it should be no surprise that the veteran welterweight has a strong opinion on his former employer's new uniform code. The UFC's exclusive six-year deal with Reebok, which will mandate the apparel company's gear in the Octagon and eliminate the potpourri of logos which have adorned fighters' shorts and t-shirts as long as anyone can remember, has been an immediate positive for fighters like Fitch, he says. "It's been great for me," Fitch, who 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 >>

  • 2 years ago
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Demian Maia is just one week removed from his second straight win at welterweight, and he's already thinking about how to keep climbing the divisional ladder. Maia this past Saturday at UFC 153 in his home country of Brazil made quick work of Rick Story, getting a first-round submission. Now Maia has a pair of ideas on whom he'd like to fight next, and Nick Diaz or Jon Fitch sound like good options to him. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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It took a little reading between the lines, but it wasn't terribly difficult to figure out. Jon Fitch's quickest path to another welterweight title shot is likely to come if interim champion Carlos Condit beats champ Georges St-Pierre next month at UFC 154 in St-Pierre's home city of Montreal. If GSP wins? Well ... read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Saturday's UFC 153 card in Rio de Janeiro was billed as being about Anderson, but Erick was the Silva on plenty of minds heading into the card. Erick Silva had torn through all three of his UFC opponents before his meeting with Jon Fitch, and only a controversial disqualification against Carlo Prater in January stood between him and a 3-0 UFC record. But Fitch stood right in front of the Silva hype train, and if he didn't send it off the track, he at least slowed it down. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Check out the UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar post-fight press conference video featuring Dana White, Anderson Silva, Jon Fitch, Glover Teixeira, and several others. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Rony Jason, Jon Fitch and Erick Silva each earned $70,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday's "UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar" event. Nogueira won the "Submission of the Night" bonus, Jason earned the "Knockout of the Night" award, and Fitch and Erick picked up "Fight of the Night" honors. UFC President Dana White announced the winners and bonus amounts following the event, which took place at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Four men took home post-fight bonuses from UFC 153 on Saturday night, as Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Jon Fitch, Erick Silva and Rony Mariano Bezerra were all awarded an extra $70,000 for their efforts at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - Jon Fitch did everything he could, over and over again, to get a stoppage. But one of the most criticized fighters in the UFC still needed all three rounds to get back in the win column. Fitch beat Erick Silva by unanimous decision to get back in the win column. The welterweight bout was part of the main card of Saturday's UFC 153 event at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. 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 >>

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