Monday, January 29, 2007

Jon Fitch is a feared man

Jon Fitch is one of the most underrated and underutilized fighters in the UFC. People on the forums always ask why he doesn’t fight more or get the good opponents and the respect he deserves.

Given the chance Fitch could be up there with the cream of the crop in the stacked welterweight division of the UFC. The fact is his fights are never given the attention and marketing he deserves. The reasons for this are he doesn’t fight often and the quality of opponents he faces are not on the same level as him.

A recent article on shed some light on this issue.

Joe Silva, the UFC’s matchmaker, told Fitch’s manager that he has never had such a hard time finding opponents for a fighter. Fitch attributes that to the fact that none of his opponents, win or lose, walk away without getting injured.

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