Jon Fitch vs Josh Burkman to Headline World Series of Fighting 3

Jon Fitch

 

Jon Fitch

  • 24-5-1 MMA Record
  • Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Paulo Thiago, Thiago Alves, Erick Silva

Josh Burkman

 

Josh Burkman

  • 25-9 MMA Record
  • 4 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Josh Neer, Gerald Harris, Aaron Simpson

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World Series of Fighting 3

June 14th, 2013

Las Vegas, Nevada

Venue TBD

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Also announced: John Gunderson (34-14-2) vs Dan Lauzon (16-4)

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Former UFC welterweight title contender, Jon Fitch was released from his UFC contract following a 1-2-1 record in the octagon in his last four fights. After a controversial draw against BJ Penn, Fitch was knocked out in 12 seconds by Johnny Hendricks, followed by a “Fight of the Night” decision victory against Erick Silva. Most recently, he lost a unanimous decision to Demian Maia which prompted his release.

The Ultimate Fighter season two alum, Josh Burkman has had a career resurgence since his UFC release back in October of 2008. He’s gone 7-1, including a current four-fight win streak. Notable victories include Bellator-veteran Koffi Adzitso and UFC vets Gerald Harris and Aaron Simpson. Burkman’s only loss since his release was a decision loss to Jordan Mein at a Knockout Entertainment MMA event back in April of 2011.

 

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