Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Jon Fitch Injures Knee, Out Of Aaron Simpson Fight At UFC On FX 4

By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

Aaron Simpson is now looking for a new opponent to welcome him to the UFC's welterweight division because Jon Fitch has injured his knee and will be unable to greet him inside the cage.

Fitch and Simpson were set to fight at UFC on FX 4 on July 11th in San Jose, CA but according to Dave Meltzer a knee injury will keep the long time top ranked welterweight out of the fight.

Simpson made the decision to dropped to the 170lbs class after a February loss to Ronny Markes at UFC on FUEL 1. There has been no word on who will replace Fitch.

MAIN CARD (FUEL TV)

Mark Munoz vs. Chris Weidman
James Te Huna vs. Brandon Vera
Aaron Simpson vs. TBA*
Francis Carmont vs. Karlos Vemola
T.J. Dillashaw vs. Vaughan Lee
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Anthony Njokuani

PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook)

Rapahel Assuncao vs. Issei Tamura
Chris Cariaso vs. Josh Ferguson
Rafael Natal vs. Andrew Craig
Tom DeBlass vs. Nick Penner
Alex Caceres vs. Damacio Page

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