Is Jon Fitch Ever Getting Another Shot at GSP?

By Elton Hobson

Purgatory: A timeless place between worlds where restless souls hang in limbo.

We see the concept pop up across most major religions, in endless philosophical debates, in many creative or artistic works, and in particularly acid-trippy episodes of Lost (always the best kind).

I imagine Jon Fitch could tell you a little something about being stuck in limbo.

That’s because since time immemorial, since the earth first cooled and the stars in the cosmos first took their shape, Jon Fitch has been the No. 1 contender in the UFC welterweight division.

Like Sisyphus, pushing his boulder up a hill for all eternity, Fitch seems doomed to an eternity of futile toil.

Ok, so that’s an exaggeration, but the fundemental point is not.

Fitch has been spinning his wheels in the 170 lbs division since 2005, winning plenty of fights, but not many fans – and only one title shot.

As a case study, Fitch is fascinating.

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