Found June 17, 2013 on The Flying Knee MMA:
Prior to this weekend’s World Series Of Fighting main event, the general opinion was that Jon Fitch was going to steamroll through Josh Burkman. Fitch had been recently released by the UFC in a move that generated a large amount controversy and negative feedback in the UFC’s direction. Fitch was widely considered to be a top ten welterweight in the world, and had previously submitted Josh Burkman when the two met back in 2006. Then, 41 seconds into the first round, Josh Burkman was standing over Jon Fitch’s unconscious body with his hand in the air. 20 seconds into the fight, Burkman tagged Fitch with a left hook and follow up right hand, sending Fitch stumbling to the mat on all fours. Burkman locked up a standing guillotine, absorbed a take down from Fitch, and finished the choke from his own half-guard. Fitch had not lost via submission since his professional debut back in 2002 against Mike Pyle. To say the outcome was shocking is an understatement. Even Burkman was surprised. “...

‘World Series of Fighting: Fitch vs. Burkman’ Salaries Released

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the official salaries for all of the contestants who competed in Friday’s “World Series of Fighting: Fitch vs. Burkman” event. As expected, featured fighters Jon Fitch (pictured) and Josh Burkman were the night’s highest earners. Burkman scored $32,000 for 41 seconds of work in his submission victory over Fitch. Half of his...

WSOF 3 injuries and medical suspensions: Josh Burkman and Jon Fitch benched for ‘Sin City’ boo boos

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today made available the list of fighter injuries and medical suspensions for those athletes who competed at the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 3: "Fitch vs. Burkman" event last Friday night (June 14, 2013) at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Main event headliners Josh Burkman and Jon Fitch will both take...

WSOF 3: 'Burkman vs. Fitch' Event Rewind

The World Series of Fighting 3 went down this past Friday night in Las Vegas, Nevada and the main card was aired on NBC Sports Network.  Hopefully they can find a way to start to include more of the card on the channel. The telecast started with a matchup between rising young star Justin "The Highlight" Gaethje (8-0) and veteran Brian "The Bandit" Cobb (20-7...

Dana White Feels No Vindication Following Jon Fitch’s Defeat

Most thought UFC president Dana White couldn’t wait to cut Jon Fitch (pictured) after he was dominated by Demian Maia at UFC 156 because White was still holding a grudge against Fitch for their video game beef not too many moons ago. However, White claimed it was strictly a business decision to release the former welterweight top contender since the 35-year-old had entered ...

Weekend in Violence 3 Stars - 'The James Krause' had a big weekend

With events from the UFC, World Series of Fighting and XFC, the excitement of a jam packed MMA weekend gave fans something to look forward while trudging along through their own respective work weeks. Looking back, it really didn't even come close to anyone's expectations. Credit to the UFC, it's very rare that the worlds leading mixed martial arts promotion has a bad...

MMA Ref Steve Mazzagatti Missed a Good Fight at WSOF 3

Jon Fitch vs Josh Burkman 2 from WSOF 3 in Las Vegas Saturday. MMA referee Steve Mazzagatti is a step behind Josh in realizing the fight is over and Fitch is out. **Follow us on Twitter, View... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

WSOF 3 Fighter Salaries

Friday night couldn't have gone much better for Josh Burkman.  He choked Jon Fitch unconscious, and in the process walked away with the biggest paycheck at World Series of Fighting 3. Here is the complete fighter purse info for the event, released by the Nevada Athletic Commission.   Read more ...

Dana White’s reaction to the Fitch/Burkman fight

Props to Dana for giving props to Josh Burkman
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