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As quickly as the outrage over Jon Fitch being cut by the UFC spread across the Internet and social media last week, so too did calls for the former welterweight title contender to join Bellator or the World Series of Fighting
Even Dana White, the president of the UFC and the guy who cut Fitch, said as much.
"I'm glad that so many people are behind him," White said in the media...Read more »
Jon Fitch, once a welterweight title contender and in the middle of many top 10 pound-for-pound lists, was released by the UFC on Tuesday. MMA Fighting first reported the news Wednesday.
Fitch was one of 16 fighters cut from the world's most prominent MMA organization, the report said. Also included among the cuts were Freeport native Jay Hieron and light heavyweight veteran Vladimir Matyushenko.
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Yes, it is true that Jay Hieron and Jake Ellenberger once before.
It is also true that they fought each other more than six years ago and that their previous encounter in a cage bears no relevance now as they prepare for UFC on FX 5 on Friday in Minneapolis.
Six years makes quite a bit of difference. Trying to draw comparisons is futile. So we won't bother doing that here.
However,...Read more »