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 >>
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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 >>
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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 >>
On Tuesday, former UFC fighters Jon Fitch, Cung Le and Nate Quarry filed a lawsuit against their former employer alleging that the fight promotion has become a monopoly. read news >>
Tuesday afternoon, current UFC fighter Cung Le, as well as former UFC fighters Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry, filed a class action lawsuit against ZUFFA LLC, the parent company of the UFC, in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Following a press conference to formally announce the lawsuit, the UFC released the following statement: "The UFC is aware of the action filed today but has not been served, nor has it had the opportunity to review the document. The UFC will vigorousl read news >>
Former UFC fighters Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry along with Cung Le, who is still under contract with the UFC, have filed a class-action antitrust lawsuit against the UFC and its parent company, Zuffa. All three fighters have served in main events in the UFC. Two fought for titles in the organization. Additional fighters yet to be named are also party to the lawsuit. The antitrust suit revolves around allegations that the UFC has violated the Sherman Antitrust Act by illegally scheming to create a read news >>
Former UFC fighters Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry, as well as current UFC fighter Cung Le, are among the plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit filed today in U.S. District Court in Northern California, MMAjunkie has learned. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
UFC vets Jon Fitch and Rousimar Palhares meet on NBCSports tonight in World Series of Fighting 16 for the WSOF welterweight title. Here's a complete preview of the full card. World Series of Fighting is going up against UFC on Fox 13 with a two title fight show featuring UFC veterans Rousimar Palhares defending his WSOF welterweight title against Jon Fitch. In the co-main event, Rick Glenn will be defending his featherweight strap against Lance Palmer. Palhares spoke to MMA Fighting's Guilherme read news >>
This Saturday, two UFC veterans will face off in the World Series of Fighting, as Jon Fitch squares off against the WSOF welterweight champion, Rousimar "Toquinho" Palhares. Palhares was released from the UFC following his welterweight debut, a 31-second victory over Mike Pierce. Palhares held on to the submission for too long, and as a result, he was cut. He has had just one fight since his release: a victory over Steve Carl to win the WSOF welterweight title. Fitch has had three fights since h read news >>
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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 >>
- 5 months ago
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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 >>
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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 >>