The longtime welterweight contender is calling it a career.
Welterweight veteran contender Jon Fitch (32-8-2, 1 NC) announces his retirement from mixed martial arts following his submission loss to Neiman Gracie (10-1) in the Bellator 246: Archuleta vs. Mix co-main event. Fitch discusses his decorated MMA career, favorite memories from stints in the UFC, World Series of Fighting/PFL, and Bellator, as well as his future plans to help fellow fighters and train with the Renzo Gracie Academy in New York City.
Media coverage courtesy of Bellator MMA and BZA PR.
Fast Facts about Jon Fitch:
- Former World Series of Fighting/PFL welterweight champion
- Fought in Bellator MMA, WSOF/PFL, and UFC
- Former UFC welterweight title challenger (vs. Georges St-Pierre, UFC 87)
- Notable wins over Jake Shields, Erick Silva, Thiago Alves, Paul Daley, Diego Sanchez, Paulo Thiago, Ben Saunders, Yushin Okama, and Shonie Carter
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