Originally written on Fight Hub TV  |  Last updated 3/10/13
  It could’ve been his refusal to sign over his lifetime rights to then UFC videogame maker THQ, or Fitch coming out and saying that MMA fighters don’t make enough money for what kind of sacrifices they make for 2-3 fights a year if they’re lucky, but it’s clear that the UFC and Jon Fitch have been at odds for more than just a little while. It’s well-worn territory now, but after going 1-2-1 in his last four fights, Fitch’s unceremonious release has caused a surprising fervor in the MMA community. A guy who most thought no one cared about will probably be remembered longer for his release than anything he’s ever done in the cage, which is sad and ironic. Fitch stopped on AXS TV’s Inside MMA to discuss for the first time his release, and he only confirms what many hypothesized. “It was a surprise, but not really,”  ”I’ve always felt there was some kind of issue between the UFC and me; I never understood what it was. I felt like – I never really felt like they were happy with me, the
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  • The UFC had every right in world to get rid of fitch. Fitch will forever be remembered as the most boring MMA fighter ever. NOONE would ever buy a PPV with Fitch on it. If every fighter was as boring as Fitch Zuffa would have been bankrupt their first year. Thanks Dana and UFC for finally getting rid of Fitch. My only problem is it wasn't alot sooner. Best business decision the UFC has ever made.
  • u have never seen a **** yong kim fight. fitch's fighting is a breath of fresh air compared to that idiot! don't like either one of their fighting styles bc its too much lay on you and control and do no damage. this is fighting not high school wrestling.
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