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Jon Fitch Fails WSOF 16 Pre-Fight Drugs Test

Jon Fitch is the latest high-profile fighter to be busted for performance enhancing drugs with the California State Athletic Commission confirming yesterday that he tested positive for an illegal substance during a pre-fight drugs test at World Series Of Fighting 16 on December 13th. At this stage CSAC has not revealed exactly which PED Fitch took, but it’s believed that it may...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jon Fitch Fails WSOF 16 Drug Test

Ha, there’s no way the UFC was going to hoard all of the failed drug test headlines in MMA this week. On Friday, it was reported World Series of Fighting welterweight Jon Fitch (pictured) was flagged for an “adverse result” on a pre-fight drug exam administered by the California State Athletic Commission for his December 13 bout. According to MMAJunkie.com, a CIR test on Fitch’s...
Via 5thRound.com
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Three fighters file antitrust lawsuit against UFC

On Tuesday, Cung Le, Nate Quarry and Jon Fitch filed a lawsuit in San Jose, California against Zuffa LLC, the parent company of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The suit alleges that the promotion holds a monopoly on the mixed martial arts market. Fitch and Quarry are retired former UFC fighters, while Le is still under contract with the company but says he has no intention...
Via Rumors and Rants
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cung Le, Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry Spearhead Class Action Lawsuit Against UFC

Cung Le (pictured), Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry filed a multi-million-dollar class-action lawsuit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in San Jose against the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The trio are accusing the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion of illegally maintaining a monopoly by systematically eliminating competition...
Via 5thRound.com
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF Hits Sacramento With Palhares vs. Fitch

LAS VEGAS (Nov 10, 2014) — World Series of Fighting (WSOF) announced today that it will bring it’s highly-anticipated world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event, headlined by a welterweight (170 pounds) title fight between reigning champion Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares (16-6) of Dores Do Indaia, Minas Gerais Brazil and fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and superstar Jon...
Via BadCulture
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

World Series Of Fighting Will Air Two Shows On NBC In 2014

World Series of Fighting has been airing events on NBC Sports Network since the end of 2012. Now the company will be heading to network television. NBC Sports Group and World Series of Fighting (WSOF) have reached a multi-year agreement extending and broadening NBCSG’s exclusive rights to televise the Las Vegas-based mixed martial arts promotion’s events through 2017, it was...
Via Between The Ropes
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Shields Pulls Out Of Jon Fitch Fight At WSOF 11

World Series Of Fighting continue to have problems locking down an opponent for Jon Fitch’s next fight as word emerges that Jake Shields has now pulled out of their co-main event match-up at WSOF 11 on July 5th due to an injury. Fitch had originally been scheduled to face current welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares until the Brazilian pulled out to care for his mother who...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rousimar Palhares Drops Out Of Title Fight, World Series Of Fighting Not Happy

Rousimar Palhares was set to defend the World Series of Fighting welterweight title against Jon Fitch at WSOF 11 on July 5. It was announced by MMAFighting.com that Palhares had to bow out of the fight due to personal reasons. WSOF then announced the new main event will be Justin Gaehtje vs. Nick Newell for the lightweight title. WSOF Vice-President Ali Abdel-Aziz also told MMAFighting...
Via Between The Ropes
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC fighters need to stop complaining about pay

A hot topic that never seems to go away in MMA social media is UFC fighter pay. Every once in awhile a current or ex-UFC fighter will succumb to tension and stress and go public with his salary complaints. Nate Quarry is the latest and I hope the last to cry poverty.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Erick Silva draws returning Nate Loughran at UFC’s Feb Fight Night event

Erick Silva, once a prized welterweight prospect, will take a step down from top competition when he faces Nate Loughran at the UFC Fight Night event in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil on Feb. 15, 2014. The matchup was first reported by Brazil's Combate. Silva will be attempting to rebound after suffering his first-ever finish loss, a knockout at the hands of Dong Hyun Kim in October. The...
Via Fox Sports
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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