Search Results For "Jon Fitch"

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TITLE DATE POSTED SOURCE
BJ Penn to Fitch: I did it on beer and hotdogs you coward
BJ Penn to Fitch: I did it on beer and hotdogs you coward
When Jon Fitch tested for elevated levels of testosterone, BJ Penn responded on Twitter, noting he was a two-division champion, and did it on beer and hotdogs.
02/09/2015
Fitch fails drug test for World Series of Fighting 16
Fitch fails drug test for World Series of Fighting 16
Today the California State Athletic Commission revealed that former UFC welterweight Jon Fitch failed a drug test for his WSOF 16 fight versus Rousimar Palhares.
02/06/2015
Fitch: The system is set up for business, not the people
Fitch: The system is set up for business, not the people
Jon Fitch: "But the way the system is set up, they're not there to protect individuals. They're there to business, and business interests, and corporate interests."
12/27/2014
Twitter reacts to the UFC class-action suit
Twitter reacts to the UFC class-action suit
When Jon Fitch, Cung Le, and Nate Quarry announced they were plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit, Twitter didn't react very much, as least as far as fighters go.
12/18/2014
Palhares: I didn't do anything wrong
Palhares: I didn't do anything wrong
Rousimar Palhares: "In this sport, you won’t survive if you don’t lock the position really tight. I believe I did what I should have done to win."
12/14/2014
Complete WSOF 16 results; Palhares defends title by submitting Fitch
Complete WSOF 16 results; Palhares defends title by submitting Fitch
The World Series of Fighting presented it's sixteenth event, Saturday, December 13th, featuring a welterweight title fight between Jon Fitch and Rousimar Palhares.
12/13/2014
Don't forget Fitch vs. Palharaes at WSoF 16
Don't forget Fitch vs. Palharaes at WSoF 16
As Darragh Murphy argues for Ireland's SportsJoe, this weekend's most intriguing MMA fight may be Rousimar Palhares v Jon Fitch in the WSoF.
12/13/2014
Palhares: I'm going there to submit [Fitch]
Palhares: I'm going there to submit [Fitch]
Rousimar Palhares: "I want to bring all my training to the cage. I know what he’s good at, but I will do my best. I’m going there to submit him."
12/12/2014
Fitch first fighter to be paid by digital currency
Fitch first fighter to be paid by digital currency
Jon has recently caught the digital currency bug and with this sponsorship, he will become the first professional athlete to be paid in a digital currency.
06/27/2014
Jake Shields vs. Jon Fitch at WSoF in July
Jake Shields vs. Jon Fitch at WSoF in July
Jake Shields will fight Jon Fitch at the World Series of Fighting card in July, that will be headlined by champion Justin Gaethje vs. challenger Nick Newell.
05/02/2014
Palhares pulls out of Fitch fight, WSoF VP not impressed
Palhares pulls out of Fitch fight, WSoF VP not impressed
"I'm getting sick of this. If a fighter is not going to respect the promotion, he is going to be shelved for a long time. I will not release anyone to another promotion."
04/30/2014
Complete WSOF 6 results
Complete WSOF 6 results
History was made on October 26 at WSOF 6 in Miami, FL, when Josh Burkman and Steve Carl threw down with the first-ever WSOF welterweight title on the line!
10/26/2013
Fitch: Velasquez would beat Cormier
Fitch: Velasquez would beat Cormier
Jon Fitch: "...you have two guys who are equally skilled, equal work ethic, equal punching power, equal everything, you're going to put your money on the guy who weighs more."
10/21/2013
Fitch: I would refuse a fight with Palhares
Fitch: I would refuse a fight with Palhares
Jon Fitch: "I think it was the right move (to release him). I personally wouldn’t accept a fight with [Palhares] because of those."
10/13/2013
Fitch: I have fifeteen fights left in me
Fitch: I have fifeteen fights left in me
Jon Fitch: "I figure three times a year, that's at least fifteen fights in five years if you're healthy...I think I have fifteen fights left in me."
07/16/2013
Burkman: Fitch submission 'highlight of my career'
Burkman: Fitch submission 'highlight of my career'
Josh Burkman: “...something about this choke that's the highlight of my career. I was glad the referee didn't step in and I was able to get up and celebrate the way I wanted to."
06/26/2013
McCarthy defends Mazzagatti in Fitch/Burkman bout
McCarthy defends Mazzagatti in Fitch/Burkman bout
John McCarthy: “People are complaining, I guess, because Steve didn’t jump down. You know what, it wasn’t a situation where the safety of the fighter was really in jeopardy.”
06/23/2013
Burkman: Fitch underestimated me
Burkman: Fitch underestimated me
Josh Burkman: "So, I think that there's no way the he couldn't have underestimated me coming into this fight. I'm sure he expected to get back on top..."
06/17/2013
Burkman, Fitch top WSOF salaries
Burkman, Fitch top WSOF salaries
It looks like Jon Fitch may be making a tad less than his UFC days, as today the Nevada State Athletic Commission revealed the salaries from the event:
06/17/2013
WSoF 3 results: Burkman becomes only 2nd person to submit Fitch
WSoF 3 results: Burkman becomes only 2nd person to submit Fitch
World Series of Fighting 3 streamed live on The UnderGround on Friday from 8:30pm ET – 10:45pm ET, with the main card streaming for international members.
06/15/2013
Burkman talks first Fitch fight: 'I didn't tap'
Burkman talks first Fitch fight: 'I didn't tap'
"I was just putting my hand down so that I could get a little space," said Josh Burkman. "So I didn’t tap. I was saving my energy for the third round."
06/13/2013
Fitch: It is not about the money
Fitch: It is not about the money
"I don't know why money always gets brought back up, with them. It's not important to me. But I thought it was important for the fans to know what the numbers actually are."
06/10/2013
White to Fitch: Release from UFC was business, not personal
White to Fitch: Release from UFC was business, not personal
"We paid Jon Fitch $302k in discretionary bonuses," said Dana White. "He also made $130k in performance bonuses... That's a hostile work environment?"
06/06/2013
Fitch: WSoF working with me, not against me
Fitch: WSoF working with me, not against me
"I'm even more proud of what I've done under the circumstances," said Jon Fitch. "It's not easy to be successful in a hostile work environment. "
06/06/2013
WSoF 3 promo with Fitch and Burkman
WSoF 3 promo with Fitch and Burkman
Jon Fitch and Josh Burkman talk about their headlining fight Friday night on June 14 at the Hard Rock Hotel, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
06/04/2013
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