Simpson likely to make welterweight debut versus Fitch at UFC 149

by Damon Martin | source: mmaweekly.com
 

Aaron Simpson’s first trip to welterweight will be a tough test for the former NCAA All-American, as he faces former title contender Jon Fitch.

Sources close to the fight confirmed the bout to MMAWeekly.com on Wednesday with bout agreements issued for the contest, but no date has been named yet for the event the welterweight showdown will take place at.

Rumors have placed the Fitch vs. Simpson bout’s likely landing pad at UFC 149 in Calgary, but again nothing is set in stone at this time.

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nhbguy site profile image  

4/16/12 12:34 PM by nhbguy

I think it's fair to say that Hendricks is a far more accomplished wrestler as a 2x national champion than Fitch. I know that doesn't mean that he's a better mma wrestler, but on paper Hendricks is the best wrestler Fitch has ever fought(along with GSP), and he lost to both of them.

BaraoKix site profile image  

4/14/12 2:30 AM by BaraoKix

If you dont want to be wrestlef@cked- Knock 'em out!

Atomac site profile image  

4/14/12 2:20 AM by Atomac

It's kinda hard to tell if Hendricks or Fitch is the better wrestler because the only thing that happened in that fight was Hendricks punching Fitch's face off his face.

TOAO site profile image  

4/13/12 8:16 PM by TOAO

I hope fitch gets fired after this loss. Then we can see the askren fitch superfight.

TOAO site profile image  

4/13/12 8:15 PM by TOAO

I like this,. Simpson wins by power right hand first round ko.

Auzzie site profile image  

4/13/12 8:13 PM by Auzzie

Hehe yes yes....keep putting fitch against wrestler after wrestler. He's gonna have to really earn his wins now if he wants to keep wrestling his opponents

Chiron site profile image  

4/13/12 7:43 PM by Chiron

Simpson by SD.

mmavixen site profile image  

4/13/12 6:40 PM by mmavixen

 My husband and I disagree on this.  He thinks Fitch wins by UD, I think the A-Train gets a KO.  We'll see who has to take out the garbage that week...

Carrtrouble site profile image  

4/13/12 5:13 PM by Carrtrouble

Lol we can dream

Purgey site profile image  

4/13/12 5:00 PM by Purgey

What if Fitch does an anti-GSP and just starts steamrolling everything in his path?