“I’m living for the fights. That’s what I love. I don’t think there’s anybody out there who I can’t beat. If I’m in shape and healthy and my timing is on, there’s nobody in the world I can’t beat. My goals are: one, to win the welterweight belt; two, avenge my loss to GSP; and three, I would like to move up some day and challenge Anderson (Silva) if he’s still around and undefeated, just because that’s the kind of person I am. I want to challenge the best. I want to go up against the best. I want to prove to everybody that I’m the best.”
In a recent interview with mmaweekly.com, longtime number 2 ranked welterweight in the world, Jon Fitch states his case for wanting some dream matchups of his own.
With his only UFC loss coming at the hands of Georges St. Pierre and a lossless streak on his heels since that initial failure to capture the UFC title, Fitch has long been campaigning for a rematch with the champ.
What’s new here is his desire to face off with Anderson Silva by moving up in weight. While Fitch may have a long road ahead of him to get to that point, he may have just the grinding style to take out the middleweight champion. It’s a long shot, but if you are going to dream big…
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