At World Series of Fighting 16 this Saturday Rousimar Palhares will put his Welterweight strap on the line against Jon Fitch. Palhares obtained the WSOF Welterweight title when he defeated Steve Carl via Heel Hook at WSOF 9. Palhares has proven to be an absolute nightmare on the mat winning 13 Mixed Martial Arts bouts … Read more
The World Series of Fighting 3 event is slated to take place on Friday, June 14, with welterweights Josh Burkman and Jon Fitch doing battle in the main event. The bout is a rematch from 2006 in which Fitch submitted Burkman when both were in the UFC. The video below documents Burkman’s journey to the rematch with Fitch.
As he prepares for his World Series of Fighting main event, welterweight Jon Fitch took some time to respond to Dana White over some comments made about money. Fitch released a YouTube video earlier today. White issued a statement regarding the discretionary bonuses the UFC had given Fitch during his tenure with the company. In all those figures totaled just over $300, 000.
The World Series of Fighting 2 event took place on Saturday night in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and former UFC welterweight contender Jon Fitch was in attendance. WSOF President Ray Sefo announced that Fitch would make his WSOF debut in June against the winner of the Josh Burkman/Aaron Simpson fight that was set to take place on Saturday night.
Jon Fitch (25-5-1) has signed a a deal with World Series of Fighting that will see the welterweight back in action on June 14th at WSOF 3. The first, and most high profile of the UFC’s recent rash of fighter cuts, the 35 year old Fitch has yet to be matched with an opponent; however, at a pedestrian 2-2-1 in his last five fights, he will undoubtedly need a strong debut to justify his high going-rate to his new employers.