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Old 08-31-2012, 01:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Jon Fitch: "To teach just to get ahead on money"







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For the most part its a very typical Jon FITCH!! interview. He talks about Bj Penn for a little while and his opponent. I did laugh when he said

"He is inexperienced so i want to take him to the deep waters and see how well he can swim"

*Shocker*

Jon Fitch is planning to take someone in to the later rounds??? Could anyone have foreseen this turn of events???


I was surprised at what he says the last 30 seconds of the video. I didnt expect someone like Jon Fitch to struggle with money.

The guy is 13-2-1 in the UFC. That is a total of 16 fights with the UFC.

With wins over

Josh Burkman
Thiago Alves (x2)
Diego Sanchez
Akihiro Gono
Mike Pierce (Is it weird that his 3 losses in the UFC are to Fitch,Koscheck and Johny Hendricks lol?)
Ben Saunders


He does not have any amazing wins and he isnt exciting but still i figured he wins enough to not have to worry about money when trying to train.
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Old 08-31-2012, 02:43 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I don't think Dana gives him as much "bonus" money as he doesn't finish, and the whole UFC/AKA disagreement from a few years ago. Sucks that such a talented and dominant top-5 WW still has to teach just to make ends meet. Dude deserves better!
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I think you've been posting too much about the same fighter in the past few days.

Re-read your post brother.


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(The band is there to keep you awake)

For the most part its a very typical Jon Jones interview. He talks about Bj Penn for a little while and his opponent. I did laugh when he said

"He is inexperienced so i want to take him to the deep waters and see how well he can swim"

*Shocker*

Jon Fitch is planning to take someone in to the later rounds??? Could anyone have foreseen this turn of events???


I was surprised at what he says the last 30 seconds of the video. I didnt expect someone like Jon Fitch to struggle with money.

The guy is 13-2-1 in the UFC. That is a total of 16 fights with the UFC.

With wins over

Josh Burkman
Thiago Alves (x2)
Diego Sanchez
Akihiro Gono
Mike Pierce (Is it weird that his 3 losses in the UFC are to Fitch,Koscheck and Johny Hendricks lol?)
Ben Saunders


He does not have any amazing wins and he isnt exciting but still i figured he wins enough to not have to worry about money when trying to train.
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Old 08-31-2012, 02:47 AM   #4 (permalink)
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lol i caught that too
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Old 08-31-2012, 02:49 AM   #5 (permalink)
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It's sad that I have dissed Jon Fitch for years, however I like him more than Jones. Jon Fitch is actually a sad story, nobody gives a f*** about Jon Fitch. He is a great fighter, but very boring. He flies under the radar even though his credential is very impressive. I'm sure if he finishes a fight his fortune will change.
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Old 08-31-2012, 02:50 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I think you've been posting too much about the same fighter in the past few days.

Re-read your post brother.
I think you are correct.
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Old 08-31-2012, 11:59 AM   #7 (permalink)
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This is where Dana screws over Fitch, sure many people may not think he is fun to watch and the list goes on, but he deserved a title shot well before he got a draw against Penn and got KO'ed against Hendricks.

Feel bad for Jon Fitch simply because he was the #2-3 ranked WW for a while couple years ago, and he wasn't even getting a nod for a title shot when guys are getting it for the second time like Koscheck.
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Old 08-31-2012, 12:15 PM   #8 (permalink)
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This is where Dana screws over Fitch, sure many people may not think he is fun to watch and the list goes on, but he deserved a title shot well before he got a draw against Penn and got KO'ed against Hendricks.

Feel bad for Jon Fitch simply because he was the #2-3 ranked WW for a while couple years ago, and he wasn't even getting a nod for a title shot when guys are getting it for the second time like Koscheck.
Koscheck didn't get two title shots, his fight with GSP was a title eliminator after he lost the belt to Matt Serra.

The big thing I worry about with Jon Fitch is that he'll get Torres'd out of the UFC with another loss. Dana is starting to get a hard on for dumping fighters he doesn't respect and he doesn't respect Fitch.
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I'm sure Fitch has lots of money.

It just might not be enough to sustain his way of living for the rest of his life. ie: not champion money.
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I think you've been posting too much about the same fighter in the past few days.

Re-read your post brother.
lmao, that was quite funny. But I can't watch this vid from work, I'll check it out once I get home.
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