The Ultimate Fighting Championship this week released 16 fighters from its roster, including world-ranked welterweight Jon Fitch, according to a Wednesday report. read news >>
The Ultimate Fighting Championship released a bevvy of fighters following this past weekend’s UFC on Fuel TV 7, but non was more surprising than Top 10 welterweight Jon Fitch. read news >>
MMAjunkie.com Radio today welcomes to the show UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre, Jon Fitch and Jay Hieron. GSP will discuss his title unification fight against interim champ Carlos Condit at UFC 154. Fitch this week meets Erick Silva at UFC 153. Hieron stops by to talk about his loss to Jake Ellenberger. MMAjunkie.com Radio airs from noon to 2 p.m. ET (9-11 a.m. PT) live from Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Listen to and watch a video stream of the two-hour show read news >>
It looks like the end of the line has come for several UFC fighters, including TUF 16 winner Colton Smith and Strikeforce veteran Pat Healy. Disclaimer: This information is all based on updates to the UFC.com lists of active fighters. Profiles will very likely still exist for each fighter as the UFC retains a database of all former competitors, but these fighters no longer appear on the UFC roster lists themselves. It often takes a day or so for roster changes to become apparent, so some fighter read news >>
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 >>
UFC continues to cut fighters from the promotion. This time the losers of UFC 157, including Jon Manley (7-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC), Caros Fodor (7-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC), Brock Jardine (9-3 MMA, 0-2 UFC) and Josh Neer (33-11 MMA, 4-6 UFC).
The Ultimate Fighter member Manley lost his one and only fight in the UFC to fellow TUF castmate Neil Magny by unanimous decision.
Former Strikeforce fighter Fodor recently made his transition to the UFC after a bout in Strikeforce, but at UFC 157 “The Future read news >>
MMAWeekly Radio returns for Tuesday's show with UFC 156 fighters Jon Fitch and Ian McCall as well as the best debate in MMA. read news >>
MMAWeekly Radio is back for Monday's show with UFC on FX 5's Jake Ellenberger and his opponent Jay Hieron as well as TUF 16 correspondent Sam Alvey. read news >>
Jon Fitch has put five-and-a-half years into a 14-fight UFC career. Few fighters as experienced as him, though, remain so low-key and under the radar, especially after winning all but one of his fights. But as Fitch heads into Saturday's UFC 127 headliner and a No. 1 contender's bout with B.J. Penn, he said the time has come to embrace his once-undesired celebrity. read news >>
With the recent announcement that former UFC Welterweight contender Jon Fitch was released from the UFC because of his unwillingness to sign allow the UFC to use his likeness in a video game, IGN is reporting that THQ has added both Joe "Daddy" Stevenson and Kenny "Kenflo" Florian to UFC "Undisputed". read news >>
A bitterly angry Dana White said Wednesday the Ultimate Fighting Championship has cut highly regarded welterweight contender Jon Fitch and is not going to do business with any fighters who are part of the American Kickboxing Academy team in San Jose, Calif. read news >>