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  1. Fitch, Burkman cross paths again

    Franklin McNeil

    Much has changed in the seven-plus years since Jon Fitch and Josh Burkman met in the cage: both are more seasoned fighters, experienced professional ups and downs and have new outlooks on life. But each man intends to show just how much he has ch...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  2. John Fitch to make WSOF debut June 14 vs. Josh Burkman

    Franklin McNeil

    Welterweight Jon Fitch will make his World Series of Fighting debut on June 14 against Josh Burkman in a nontitle bout, promotion president Ray Sefo officially announced Wednesday night.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  3. Former UFC contender Jon Fitch signs with WSOF

    Franklin McNeil

    Former UFC welterweight contender Jon Fitch has signed a multifight contract with World Series of Fighting, promotion senior vice president Ali Abdel-Aziz confirmed to ESPN.com on Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2013
  4. Welterweight Jon Fitch among 16 fighters released by UFC

    Franklin McNeil

    Perennial welterweight contender Jon Fitch was among 16 fighters released Tuesday by UFC.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2013
  5. Welterweights Jon Fitch, Demian Maia to square off at UFC 156 on ...

    Franklin McNeil

    Welterweights Jon Fitch and Demian Maia have agreed to meet Feb. 2 at UFC 156, promotion officials announced Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2012
  6. Fitch looking to revamp image, finances

    Franklin McNeil

    The bout officially lasted just 12 seconds, but Jon Fitch had lost his battle with Johny Hendricks at UFC 141 months in advance. Fitch, who's been a welterweight contender for as long as anyone can remember, had no business being in the cage tha...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  7. Erick Silva to face Jon Fitch at UFC 153

    Franklin McNeil

    Fast-rising welterweight Erick Silva faces potentially his stiffest test Oct. 13 when he meets perennial contender Jon Fitch at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the promotion announced Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  8. UFC 149 -- Jose Aldo pulls out of fight with Erik Koch because of...

    Franklin McNeil

    Add featherweight champion Jose Aldo to the expanding list of high-profile fighters who have recently withdrawn from UFC events due to injury.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2012
  9. Aaron Simpson faces Kenny Robertson in welterweight debut

    Franklin McNeil

    Aaron Simpson will make his welterweight debut July 11 against Kenny Robertson, UFC announced Tuesday night on Fuel TV.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2012
  10. Jon Fitch out of July's UFC on Fuel 4 fight with injured knee, so...

    Franklin McNeil

    Perennial welterweight contender Jon Fitch suffered a knee injury that has forced him out of a UFC on Fuel 4 bout July 11 against Aaron Simpson.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  11. Aaron Simpson to make welterweight debut July 11

    Franklin McNeil

    Aaron Simpson will make his welterweight debut July 11 against perennial contender Jon Fitch.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2012
  12. Michael Chandler-Akihiro Gono fight set for May 4 in Ontario

    Franklin McNeil

    Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler will face veteran Akihiro Gono in a nontitle bout May 4 in Rama, Ontario, the promotion announced Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2012
  13. Confidence no longer a detriment to Alves

    Franklin McNeil

    From 2008 until August of 2010, Thiago Alves' strongest asset wasn't his tremendous striking skills. It was the poker face he wore before each fight. On the surface, Alves had the look of a man assured of winning. It did not matter who the opposit...

    Blog | March 01, 2012
  14. 'Gold-digger' Koscheck to make Pierce pay

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC president Dana White said last week in Chicago that welterweight Josh Koscheck was the promotion's most hated fighter. "Let's be honest here, [Michael] Bisping is probably, other than Koscheck, the most hated guy in the UFC," White said on Ja...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  15. UFC 141 roundup: Alistair Overeem overwhelms Brock Lesnar in Roun...

    Franklin McNeil

    Alistair "The Demolition Man" Overeem lived up to his nickname by running rampant over former champion Brock Lesnar at UFC 141.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2011
  16. Focused St. Pierre manhandles Fitch, talks up fight with Penn

    Franklin McNeil

    Georges St. Pierre took care of business and manhandled Jon Fitch to defend his welterweight title in Minneapolis at UFC 87 on Saturday. Moments after the fight, St. Pierre made clear he is ready to fight anybody.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2008