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  • 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 >>

  • 8 months ago
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Former Elite XC and Shooto Welterweight champion, as well as Strikeforce Middleweight roost ruler, Jake Shields, is suddenly just another also-ran. "We look at everything. Everything. Money has something to do with it. I'd be lying if I said it didn't. But, that wasn't the only reason or the main reason. It was a part of the piece of the puzzle as we were doing our evaluation of him. Mixed martial arts is a young man's game... I like Jake Shields a lot. But let's be honest here: Where was he goi 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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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 >>

  • 4 years ago
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SAN FRANCISCO - The winner of Saturday's UFC 117 co-main event between Jon Fitch and Thiago Alves will, in fact, get a shot at the title. UFC president Dana White confirmed the expected plans during today's pre-UFC 117 press conference at the Hilton San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf hotel in California. The winner will be in line after Josh Koscheck, who meets current champ and "The Ultimate Fighter 12" rival coach Georges St-Pierre at a tentatively planned Dec 11 UFC 124 event. read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC president Dana White received a mountain of scrutiny when his promotion decided to release top ten welterweight fighter Jon Fitch. He now admits he was wrong... sort of. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Welterweight Jon Fitch cut a video today to respond to UFC President Dana White's angry rebuttal about his tenure with the industry-leader.  read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC president Dana White, following Thursday's UFC 157 press conference, explained the recent Jon Fitch firing, but warned "the blood has not all been spilled yet." 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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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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MMAWeekly Radio returns for a big show on Monday with UFC on FX 5 winner John Dodson, UFC 153's Jon Fitch and BAMMA fighter Steve Magdaleno. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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In announcing the cancellation of UFC 151, UFC president Dana White passed on some strong sentiments about Greg Jackson, as well as Chael Sonnen's lambasting of Jon Jones. read news >>

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