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 is 44 years. old as of 2023. Fitch was born on February 24, 1978, in Fort Wayne as Jonathan Parker Fitch. He celebrates his birthday on the 24th of February every year.
Jon Fitch Education
He has not disclosed information on where he attended High School or College/ University. The information will however be updated as soon as it is available.
Jon Fitch Height/Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 Feet 4 inches and weighs around 70kgs.
Jon Fitch Family
He was born and raised in Fort Wayne in the United State. However, he has not revealed information regarding his family members, this information is currently under review and will be updated soon.
Jon Fitch Wife
He got married to Michele Cao on September 4, 2010, and is living happily together up to date. Fitch has not revealed information regarding his wife. This information is currently under review and will be updated soon.
Jon Fitch Children
He has been blessed with two sons but has not revealed information regarding his kids. This information is currently under review and will be updated soon.
Jon Fitch Mixed martial arts career
Fitch began his MMA career in the light heavyweight division. Here 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. Here 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. Fitch later faced Georges St-Pierre and lost the match via unanimous decision and lost his 8 streaks of 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.
Jon Fitch Achievements
On October 13, 2012, he faced Erik Silva where he defeated Erik and was awarded the Fight of the Night honors. He signed a four-fight contract with the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) on March 7, 2013. On June 14, 2013, he made his debut at the WSOF 3 where he lost after being knocked down through a punch that resulted in a chole submission. He later faced Rousimar Palhares, in his title fight for the WSOF Welterweight Championship but he lost by a kneebar in 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 submission at the professional Fighters League
- 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 an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earns from his career.