Jon Fitch Biography
Jon Fitch is an American mixed martial artist and a movie actor who was ranked 6th in the welterweight in the world by Sherdog in 2013. He is a former PFL Welterweight Champion.
Jon Fitch Age
He was born on February 24, 1978, in Fort Wayne, IN as Jonathan Parker Fitch. He is 41 years.
Jon Fitch Wife
He got married to Michele Cao on September 4, 2010, and are living happily together up to date. The couple has two sons.
Jon Fitch Height
He has a good build athlete physique that stands at a height of 6 ft 0 in and weighs 170 lbs.
Jon Fitch Mixed martial arts career
He began his MMA career at the light heavyweight division where he won four times and only managed to lose twice and one no contest. In his next seven fights, he fought at Middleweight and amassed wins over fighters such as Alex Serdyukov, Shonie Carter, and Jeff Joslin. Despite his seven wins, he was not selected for the first season of The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
He got a shot in the UFC where he defeated Brock Larson in a middleweight division on the 3 October 2005, where he defeated Brock Larson by unanimous decision in a middleweight fight.
He later dropped tom welterweight division and began winning fights where he fought Thiago Alves, Josh Burkman, Luigi Fioravanti, Royce Gracie, Diego Sanchez, and Chris Wilson and won all the fights becoming a top welterweight contender. He later faced Georges St-Pierre and lost the match via unanimous decision and lost his 8 streak wins in the UFC. He had a dispute over his unwillingness to sign a lifetime contract with UFC but that was later resolved after an agreement that would allow him to feature in UFC Undisputed video games on November 20, 2008.
On October 13, 2012, he faced Erik Silva where he defeated Erik and was awarded the Fight of the Night honors. On March 7, 2013, he signed a four-fight contract with the World Series of Fighting (WSOF). On June 14, 2013, he made his debut at the WSOF 3 where he lost after being knocked down through a punch that resulted to a chole submission. He later faced Rousimar Palhares, in his title fight for the WSOF Welterweight Championship but he lost by a kneebar at the first round. He later received a nine-month suspension after failing a pre-fight drug test.
On October 17, 2015, he fought against Yushin Okami in the main event where he defeated him by a unanimous decision and managed to grab his first WSOF Welterweight Championship. On April 1, 2016, he defended his title against Joao Xeferino and he won the match. On June 30, 2017, he defended his title for the second time against Brian Foster defeating him through a submission at professional Fighters League 1.
- Professional Fighters League
- PFL Welterweight Championship (One time).
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
- Fight of the Night (Two times).
- Most strikes landed in UFC history (2,149).
- Fought for UFC Welterweight Title (UFC 87).
- Tied then-UFC record for most consecutive wins with 8 in a row from October 2005 to August 2008 (tied w/ Royce Gracie).
- World Series of Fighting
- WSOF Welterweight Championship (One time).
- One successful title defense.
Jon Fitch Net worth
He has a net worth of $3 million.