Connect with us

GSPN

MMA STAR FITCH TO HOLD SEMINARS ON GUAM

Jon Fitch is coming to Guam!

By Patrick Lujan

MMA star Jon Fitch will be on island next week to hold a host of combative seminars.

Fellow MMA fighter and friend J.J. Ambrose invited the former UFC title contender. Fitch gladly accepted the offer to share his wealth of mixed martial arts knowledge to some of Guam’s athletes.

“I used to train with him at AKA (American Kickboxing Academy) back in 2011-13,” said Ambrose, a Bellator fighter and owner of Steel Athletics. “So I developed a good relationship with him. His leadership and work ethic have always been inspiring.”

Fitch, 39, is the current welterweight champion of the Professional Fighters League (formerly WSOF) and holds a 30-7-1 pro record. He is also a former Purdue University wrestler.

“He’s been around forever,” Ambrose added. “Lots to learn from him on and off the mat.”

Fitch arrives on Guam Sunday night and has this tentative schedule in place:

Monday – MMA training (High Blood Pressure Gym, Agat)

Tuesday – Jiu-Jitsu training (Steel Athletics)

Wednesday – Wrestling training with Phoenix Wrestling Club (Steel Athletics)

Thursday – Striking for MMA training (Steel Athletics)

Saturday – Jiu-Jitsu training (Steel Athletics)

Sessions are free for Steel Athletics members or $50 for non-members. You can email info@steelathleticsguam.com or their Facebook page for more information.

Fitch has notable wins over the likes of Jake Shields, Yushin Okami, Thiago Alves and Diego Sanchez. Some of his tough losses came at the hands of Johny Hendricks, Demian Maia and George St. Pierre for the UFC title in 2008.

Ad

GPS Sports Calendar

October

November 2020

December
SU
MO
TU
WE
TH
FR
SA
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Events for November

1st

No Events
Events for November

2nd

No Events
Events for November

3rd

No Events
Events for November

4th

No Events
Events for November

5th

No Events
Events for November

6th

No Events
Events for November

7th

No Events
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
Events for November

8th

No Events
Events for November

9th

No Events
Events for November

10th

No Events
Events for November

11th

No Events
Events for November

12th

No Events
Events for November

13th

No Events
Events for November

14th

No Events
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
Events for November

15th

No Events
Events for November

16th

No Events
Events for November

17th

No Events
Events for November

18th

No Events
Events for November

19th

No Events
Events for November

20th

No Events
Events for November

21st

No Events
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
Events for November

22nd

No Events
Events for November

23rd

No Events
Events for November

24th

No Events
Events for November

25th

No Events
Events for November

26th

No Events
Events for November

27th

No Events
Events for November

28th

No Events
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
Events for November

29th

No Events
Events for November

30th

No Events

Foody’s 5 Fun Facts

NFL Fan Edition: Sherwin Paet

Polls

Who had the most impressive first win in the UFC?

View Results

DID U KNOW?

Frank ‘The Crank’ Camacho was a competitive youth golfer in Saipan with dreams of making it to the PGA.

COMING SOON …

ALL SPORTING EVENTS HALTED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS ISSUE

QUICK HITS

Brazilian Jiu-jitsu gains another CHamoru black belt.
Johnny-James Lujan earned the honor in Colorado from Professor Tom Lynn, who is also a former US Olympian in taekwondo.
Lujan is the son of Johnny Lujan formerly of Mongmong and Janille Jamero Lujan formerly of Sinajana.

More in GSPN