The long-time Welterweight contender is on a crusade to change mixed martial arts (MMA) for the better before he hangs up his gloves.
Jon Fitch has never been one to let an employer or fight camp hold him back.
The current World Series of Fighting (WSOF) Welterweight contender and former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title challenger has turned over a new leaf in mixed martial arts (MMA) and is looking to chart a better course for young combatants coming up in his line of work.
“I mean, going through the whole thing over the years, I didn’t like the way it was run — I didn’t feel like it ran like a professional sport should,” Fitch told MMAmania.com. “I know how that feels and MMA has just not felt like that.”
Fitch, 37, is every bit a man of his people — the thousands of current and hopeful young men and women clamoring for a solid wage and chance to compete under the bright lights in a UFC Octagon.
Having seen some talented fighters throw in the towel early and leave behind the sport has made the former Purdue University wrestler’s ongoing crusade even more important.
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