Results for: Jon Fitch Getting Title Shots Is A Popularity ContestBy Heidi Fang October 11 2012 in news

  • 7 months ago
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A welterweight championship main event between Rousimar Palhares and Jon Fitch has been pulled from the WSOF 11 fight card. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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The World Series of Fighting did not wait long to line up an opponent for Rousimar Palhares’ first 170-pound title defense. read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Never, ever, say never. Despite a submission loss and a close decision win in two fights under the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) umbrella, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight standout, Jon Fitch, has been guaranteed a 170-pound title shot. Fitch is poised to challenge the winner of Steve Carl vs. Rousimar Palhares -- who will headline WSOF 9 this weekend (Sat., March 29, 2014) at "The Joint" from Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada -- at WSOF 11, which is tentati read news >>

  • a year ago
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After more than a decade in the fight game, Jon Fitch has seen plenty. But despite being on the back end of his career, he believes he still has what it takes to compete for a title again. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Josh Burkman at WSOF 3 on Friday night can avenge a loss to Jon Fitch and win a title shot, but for him, it's not so much about those objectives as it is a chance to prove he's one of the best fighters in the world. read news >>

  • a year ago
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In a widely anticipated move, onetime UFC welterweight title challenger Jon Fitch has inked a multi-deal with the upstart World Series of Fighting.  read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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A pivotal rematch between welterweight title contenders Jon Fitch and Thiago Alves will co-headline UFC 117 “Silva vs. Sonnen” on Aug. 7 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. Eleven bouts are now official for the event, which will air live on pay-per-view. read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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Jon Fitch got a little boost Tuesday as he prepares for his Aug. 9 title bout against welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre at UFC 87 "Seek and Destroy" in Minneapolis, Minn. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Rousimar Palhares submitted Jon FItch in the main event by kneebar to retain the welterweight title, while Lance Palmer became the new WSOF featherweight champion after submitting Rick Glenn in the third round by rear-naked choke. Rousimar Palhares has taken yet another fighter's leg home for a trophy in his career. At World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16, which took place last Sat. night (Dec. 13, 2014) in Sacramento, Calif., the leg-lock assassin added the newest one to his mantle by submitting read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Rousimar Palhares notched his first title defense – and his 11th leg-lock submission in 16 career wins – after tapping out Jon Fitch in Saturday’s WSOF 16 headliner.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Rousimar Palhares added another victim to his growing list of submission wins when he finished Jon Fitch with a first-round knee bar in the WSOF 16 headliner in Sacramento, Calif.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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This time, it took just 90 seconds for Rousimar Palhares to leave his calling card. In the headliner of World Series of Fighting 16 from the McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, Calif., the WSOF welterweight champion made a successful first defense, forcing longtime welterweight standout Jon Fitch to scream out in pain, tapping to a kneebar at just 1:30 of the very first round. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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WSOF welterweight champ Rousimar Palhares understands that title challenger and fellow UFC vet Jon Fitch was angry at him, but he is ready to make amends.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousmiar Palhares carries a reputation into his title defense against Jon Fitch on Saturday night in Sacramento. And Fitch admits he's wary of his controversial foe. Palhares is known as a leg lock master -- and one who isn't always sportsmanlike about it. The Brazilian fighter was cut from the UFC in 2013 after failing to release a heel hook following a win over Mike Pierce, his second such incident in the company. "He's known for, you know, kind o read news >>

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