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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

Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch Officially Announced for WSOF 16

Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch (pictured): Take Two. On Tuesday, World Series of Fighting announced welterweight champion Palhares will finally defend his throne against Fitch on December 13 at a yet-to-be determined location. The 170-pound shootout was originally scheduled to go down July 5 until Palhares withdrew to tend to his ailing mother. Fitch went on to post a unanimous...
Via 5thRound.com
October 28, 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 Vs Jon Fitch Title Fight Scratched From WSOF 11

A major welterweight title fight between Rousimar Palhares and Jon Fitch at World Series Of Fighting 11 in July has today been canceled. Palhares, who won the title with a first round submission finish against Steve Carl at WSOF 9 last month, is believed to have been responsible for the cancelation after pulled out of the fight due to personal reasons. This has apparently angered...
Via Fight Of The Night
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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