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  1. The MMA Vivisection - WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami picks, odds, and analysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    Zane Simon, Victor Rodriguez, and Eddie Mercado are breaking down all the info you need to know on WSOF 24 including fight picks, odds, and analysis for Yushin Okami vs. Jon Fitch, Blagoi Ivanov vs. Derrick Mehmen, Vinny Magalhaes vs. Matt Hamill, and the rest of the undercard. The UFC may not be on the tube this week, but that doesn't mean that there aren't a whole bunch of former UFC fighters ready to put on a show.

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  2. WSOF 24 weigh-in videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    At the WSOF 24 weigh-ins, all 24 fighters taking part in Saturday night's WSOF 24 fights will step on the scale Friday evening, and we'll have the live video here at MMAFighting.com. In the main event, Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami will have to make the welterweight limit of 170 pounds.

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  3. Jon Fitch: I 'Broke' Georges St-Pierre in 2008 Title FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | BleacherReport

    The longtime welterweight contender, first in the UFC and now with World Series of Fighting, recently reminisced over his 2008 title bout with Georges St-Pierre. And though Fitch lost that fight by unanimous decision, he did make it reasonably close, thanks to his sludgy grappling game.

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  4. 5 MMA Fight Cards to Watch During October UFC ShortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... six UFC alums on its evening slate. In the main event, you have Yushin Okami making his welterweight debut against Jon Fitch, with the winner facing another UFC vet in Jake Shields for the title vacated by yet another former UFCer, the disgraced ...

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  5. Jon Fitch thinks he 'broke' Georges St-Pierre, ready for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | MMA Mania

    After a nearly a year-long layoff following a first round submission loss to Rousimar Palhares, Jon Fitch is back and ready to headline WSOF 24 next Saturday night. At the height of Jon Fitch's Ultimate Fighting Championship career, his last name became a verb -- "Fitch'ed" -- a descriptive for fighters who had their momentum derailed in one-sided matches by one of world's top Welterweight grinders ... and contenders.

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  6. Rousimar Palhares asks for WSOF release, holds 170-pound belt hostage in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | MMA Mania

    ... want to be part of this organization anymore. They didn't appreciate me." With the Brazilian put out to pasture, Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami will collide for the vacant 170-pound strap at the upcoming WSOF 24 event on Oct. 17, 2015, which takes place ...

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  7. SEIU, 2nd largest labor union in the USA, votes to support Ali Act to MMARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    ... motion to dismiss, permitting the class action lawsuit against the UFC that was originally filed by Cung Le , Jon Fitch , and Nate Quarry last December to go ahead. Our own Paul Gift was in attendance to give a minute by minute breakdown of the ...

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  8. Listen: Submission Radio w/ Tito Ortiz, Jon Fitch, Michelle Waterson + UFC 192Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    This week, Submission Radio chat with Tito Ortiz, Jon Fitch and Michelle Waterson. Also, hosts Kacper and Denis break down UFC 192 and discuss Julianna PeA a's feminist comments.

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  9. UFC releases statement after motion to dismiss antitrust lawsuit is deniedRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    ... ed martial arts (MMA). We look forward to proving that the allegations in the complaint are meritless." Here's how Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry , two of the biggest names leading the fighters lawsuit against the UFC, reacted to the decision:

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  10. UFC Fails in Bid to Have Anti-Trust Lawsuit DismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | MMA Weekly

    The UFC came under fire this past December, when a flurry of anti-trust lawsuits from fighters like Cung Le, Jon Fitch, and Nate Quarry were filed, claiming the MMA juggernaut was utilizing anti-competitive practices that impeded its fighters' careers. The class action lawsuit initiated in U.S. District Court in San Jose, Calif.

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  11. UFC's motion to dimiss antitrust lawsuit deniedRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    The UFC sought to dismiss the antitrust lawsuit brought against them by former fighters like Cung Le , Jon Fitch , Nate Quarry and others, but a judge on Friday in Las Vegas denied the motion in full. For more analysis of what it means and what the implications of that are, read Bloody Elbow's breakdowns .

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  12. Judge rules antitrust lawsuit against UFC can proceed after denying motion to dismissRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2015 | MMA Mania

    ... California to Nevada in June. The original lawsuit was launched by former fighters Cung Le, Nate Quarry and Jon Fitch last December (read the copy here ) and more fighters have since joined the cause. Paul Gift of Bloody Elbow was at the courthouse ...

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  13. Jon Fitch: The NSAC probably expected Nick Diaz to kiss their assRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2015 | MMA Mania

    Not long after Jon Fitch criticized the Nevada State Athletic Commission for not teaching Rousimar Palhares a lesson for his antics at Bellator 141 , the former Ultimate Fighting Championship title contender took aim at the commission once again. This time, Fitch is blasting the NSAC for the way the group handled the Nick Diaz situation, suspending the troubled fighter for five years and fining him a total of $165,000 for failing his third drug test for marijuana after his bout against Anderson Silva at UFC 183 earlier this year.

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  14. Jon Fitch: Commission 'could've been looking for ass-kissing' from Nick DiazRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    UFC veteran Jon Fitch has some thoughts on why the Nevada Athletic Commission came down so hard on Nick Diaz. UFC veteran Jon Fitch , who's currently a plaintiff in a lawsuit against the promotion, has some thoughts about Nick Diaz getting a 5-year suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission.

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  15. Jon Fitch on Nick Diaz controversy: 'We're race horses who get sent out to the glue factory'Read the original story

    Sep 20, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    ... when nobody knows the rules and there's nobody you can ask the rules." Like Sonnen, WSOF welterweight contender Jon Fitch expressed indignation at the severity of the penalty. Five years is effectively a death penalty for the career of a 32-year-old ...

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  16. Jon Fitch blames athletic commission for not teaching Rousimar Palhares a lessonRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2015 | MMA Mania

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission is not having a good week in the news department. World Series of Fighting welterweight Jon Fitch told MMAJunkie.com that notorious leg collector Rousimar Palhares should never have been able to continue hurting fighters after his first few offences, questioning the oversight of the NSAC in protecting fighters.

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  17. Pic: UFC debunks Las Vegas Culinary Union threat in letter to rosterRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2015 | MMA Mania

    ... via Bloody Elbow ) in collaborating with the Mixed Martial Arts Association (MMFA) comprised of ex-UFC stars like Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry. Now, UFC warns of what signing a union card could do to a fighter's bargaining power and professional life. ...

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  18. 'He needs some serious help'Read the original story

    Aug 31, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    Despite the UFC cutting Rousimar Palhares in 2013 after a history of prolonged submission holds, the heel hook specialist didn't learn from his mistakes when signing with World Series of Fighting the following year. The Brazilian seized the welterweight title in his WSOF debut after defeating Steve Carl in the first round, but Palhares held onto the submission for too long and carried that ethos into his first title defense against Jon Fitch .

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