Reality Check: Dana White Says People Think Jon Fitch is a Fighter to Watch ‘If I Want to Sleep’ [Video]

Jon Fitch and Johny Hendricks

Dana White explains in harsh detail why Jon Fitch, a UFC fighter that hasn’t lost in six fights since 2008, has not been named as a welterweight contender for another title fight.

Dana White:

“The problem with Jon Fitch is you hear the same thing from everybody about Jon Fitch: If I want to get to sleep and I can’t get to sleep at night, I’ll put in a Jon Fitch fight. Whatever you think… Jon Fitch is one of the best 170-pounders in the world. And yes, he’s in the hunt for a title again, but find one person that will tell you they love a Jon Fitch fight, it’s the most exciting thing they’ve ever seen and they just get so excited for it. So when you say that you have a fight like Cerrone and Diaz on the card and a guy with a record like (Fitch’s) is on and people aren’t jumping out of their seats for that fight, I think Jon needs to have a little bit of a, you know… he’s got to be a little honest with himself and have a little bit of a reality check.”

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