All about Jonathan Fitch
Jon Fitch is no ordinary kick boxer. This is because his style, power and grace in the ring is a cross breed of techniques few sports men in his league possess. Some of the styles that he has used to secure 23 wins out of 28 fights include guerilla jiu jitsu, muay thai, boxing and wrestling.
Jon Fitch competes in the middleweight division and has successfully defeated big time contestants such as Shonie Carter and Jeff Joslin. Many kick boxing analysts note that the highlight of his carrier came when he defeated Brock Larson in the October 3rd2005 Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Outside the fighting ring, Fitch has appeared in a number of shows related to boxing and martial arts. The most memorable of theses is the MythBusters. The episode sought to prove weather it is true or false that a person can punch his way out of a coffin. For this reason, the episode was christened, “Coffin Punch.
When his turn came, Jon Fitch laid flat on his back and took a shot a sensor on a punching back that was dangling a few inches above. The distance between his fist and the sensor was three inches. The sensor revealed that the power behind the champ’s punch stood at 1500 pounds. Such power can under normal circumstances be witnessed in a fight between big land animals. An example is a giraffe whose hind kick measures slightly more
Jon Fitch’s personal life is relatively quiet and off the public radar. It is nonetheless known that he got engaged to his long time girlfriend Mitchel a day after the UFC 100. The couple got married on the 4th of September 2010.
Fitch is considered a role model to many because of his ability to captivate the audience and lead a decent family life.